Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, often called St. Mary's, is an unincorporated town in Sugar Creek Township in northwestern Vigo County, Indiana. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College was founded by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the Sisters of Providence in 1840.
The College takes pride in its long history of traditions and commitment to academic excellence. In actual fact, both Princeton Review and U.S.News & World Report consistently rank SMWC as one of the Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the Midwest.
Today, SMWC succeeds by providing complete liberal arts education, scholarships and financial aid opportunities to make college affordable, individual attention, a value-centered education in a Catholic tradition, and a wide variety of student leadership activities.
The Woods Online programs are taught through virtual classroom environment and interactive technology. The convenience of online learning is a great option for busy students, working professionals and parents. Student's weekly assignments can be completed any time and he/she will have 24/7 access to tutorials, videos and course materials. Individuals can study on their own schedule.
The Woods Online education offers the following: 1) convenient online learning environments; 2) electronic versions of textbooks included in tuition costs; 3) interactive multi-media resources; 4) structured coursework and deadlines; 5) scholarship and financial aid opportunities; 6) great transfer policies and alternative was to earn credit.
Online Learning offers individuals the flexibility to complete their degree entirely online. Distance education programs are ideal for working adults. Learners are not required to visit the campus. Through distance education programs, all students - except Education majors - can complete their degree without leaving home.
Tuition and Financial Aid
At SMWC, Financial Aid staff helps individuals find the resources they need to finance their education. Distance education students can take advantage of Stafford Loans, Federal Pell Grant and State Grants, as well as grants and scholarships from outside sources.
Almost all part-time and full-time students are eligible to receive financial aid benefits. They are eligible for financial assistance when they are enrolled in at least 6 credit hours of classes. A single Woods Online class at a time, or two Woods External Degree program classes will qualify you for part-time financial aid.