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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 06/30/2015

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.

Information provided on the Statement of Affiliation Status reflects the most recent actions of the Commission. The Commission has a multi-level decision process. Any institutional changes that are currently under review are not made public until final action has been taken.

**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

University of Mary

7500 University Dr.
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 255-7500 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Msgr. James Patrick Shea, President
Name change notes: Mary College to University of Mary (1986)
HLC Institution ID: 1517
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Candidacy Date(s): 08/04/1964 - 03/25/1969
Accreditation Date(s): 03/26/1969

Summary of Commission Review

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2012 - 2013
     • Action Letter (PDF)

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2022 - 2023

Last Date of Information Change: 06/01/2015

Control: Private NFP
Degrees Awarded (details below): Bachelors, Doctors, Masters

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/17/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 1,724   183
Graduate: 457   300
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   101  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/17/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 0   0
Bachelors Degrees 47   417
Masters Degrees 11   442
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 2   32
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/17/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 0   0

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 06/25/2015)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   Belcourt - Belcourt, ND; Butler Center - Bismarck, ND; PT Rosser (PTR) - Bismarck, ND; Dickinson - Dickinson, ND; Fargo Butler Center - Fargo, ND; Grand Forks - Grand Forks, ND; Grand Forks-St. Mary's - Grand Forks, ND; Grand Forks AFB - Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City - Watford City, ND;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   Alexandria - Alexandria, MN; Billings - Billings, MT; Crow Agency - Crow Agency, MT; Kansas City - Kansas City, MO; Truman Medical Center Corporate Academy - Kansas City, MO; Ft. Riley - Manhatten, KS; Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ; Ft. Peck - Poplar, MT; ASU-AZ - Tempe, AZ;
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.