Saint Mary’s College of California (SMC) is a small, private, Catholic-Lasallian college located in Moraga, California. Saint Mary’s is a nationally ranked comprehensive college rooted in the liberal arts and located in the culturally and ethnically diverse San Francisco Bay Area. What makes St Mary’s distinctive is more than any one thing-it’s the quality of our students, the nature of our Lasallian mission, our innovative undergraduate and graduate programs, our focus on the Great Books, the excellence of our NCAA Division I athletic programs and more. Our Lasallian tradition is a guiding star for our commitment to serving students through education. Academically, there is a strong focus on student participation within all academic settings. We encourage a high level of student-teacher interaction, mentorship, and collaboration.