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St Mary's University warmly welcomes students from the US.

St Mary's has a lively and diverse student community, with students from over 100 countries outside the UK representing approximately 10% of its 6,000 students.

Below you will find lots of useful information for American applicants, but if you still have more questions, please feel free to email

Entry requirements

Undergraduate academic requirements

Applicants who have completed a High School Diploma with a GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 will be considered for undergraduate entry if they also have one of the following:

  • SAT 1050
  • ACT composite: 22
  • Two APs at 3 in relevant subjects
  • International Baccalaureate: 28
  • An Associate Degree with a GPA of 3.0

Students should send SAT scores through our College Board number 7949.

We are an official ACT test agency. Our testing code for students to send their scores to is 7060.

Postgraduate academic requirements

Bachelor degree from a recognised US higher education institution.

English EquivalentUS Degree: Grade Point Average (4.0)
2:1 3.0

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you will be required to evidence your English language ability required for academic study. Please see our English Language Requirements page for our standard entry requirements.

Apply online today

For more information on how to apply as an international student please visit our section on  International Application Information.

Undergraduate applicants   Postgraduate applicants

Spend a Semester in London: Study Abroad

St Mary's has over 40 active partnerships with universities and colleges in the United States. If you’re currently enrolled in an American university and are interested in studying abroad at St Mary’s for a semester please email

Further information about our study abroad programme is available.

North America office: meet us in the States

Our North America office staff and representatives travel throughout the U.S. to attend fairs, visit highs schools and meet with potential students. Please see our travel calendar for when we will next be visiting a city near you.

North America Office

53 West Jackson Blvd
Suite 1115 
Chicago, IL 60604 
Tel: +1-312-451-8014

Your London contacts

International Admissions Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 8240 4192

International Visa Office

+44 (0)20 8240 8264

The local community

The Students' Union

You are welcomed as a member of our thriving Students' Union as soon as you arrive at St Mary's and there are lots of opportunities to get involved.

There is a wide range of societies clubs and societies for you to join and a full list can be found within the Students' Union section.

In the local area

There is a large, vibrant community of Americans in and around London, with over 50,000 people living, working and studying here and there are many organisations that bring together the members of the community through social events, sports and cultural activities.

You can find a variety of American social groups on MeetUp and the American Hour website lists a number of US Expat Clubs both in London and around the UK.

The American Food Store in Notting Hill and Panzer's store in St Johns Wood are two of the most famous American grocery stores in London and Whole Foods Market also have several stores in London where you can purchase American food products.

You can also find a wide range of restaurants, bars and shops with cuisine from all over the globe locally and in central London, including many American restaurants where you can find traditional dishes from all over the USA.

Useful links