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Immerse Yourself! 

There are so many things to learn about Saint Mary's and a visit to campus is the perfect way to get started. Our 23-acre, historic campus is located in the heart of North Carolina’s dynamic capital city of Raleigh. Complete with three residence halls, a gym and pool, playing fields,  theatre, art and dance studios, a state-of-the-art library and more, Saint Mary's campus provides you with all you need. And our downtown location and proximity to the Research Triangle Park enriches your experience with easy access to renowned museums, theaters, and galleries; international festivals, and conferences; civic and service opportunities and opportunities for you to meet and learn from experts in education, STEM, the arts, and entrepreneurship.

We are an easy drive to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, making travel to and from our campus a breeze; and finding hotel accommodations are available throughout the area. Click here for a list of recommended hotels, listed by proximity to Saint Mary's School.


 

Student and Parent Visitation Events

DAY STUDENTS

teacher talking to studentsDay Student Visits

We invite you to choose the campus visit option that best best suits your schedule and needs. The required admission interview can be arranged during any of your visits to campus.

Day family visitation day

Saint Mary's School offers prospective day students applying for the 2020-2021 school year the option to spend a morning on campus. Parents are included in this comprehensive visit. Optional admission interviews are available at the end of the visit. Please click on the date below to register.

Oct. 15, 2019

OVERNIGHT & VISITATION DAYS

Saint Mary's School offers two overnight and visitation days to prospective students and their parents applying for the 2020-2021 school year. Day students and their parents who are interested in our boarding options are welcome to attend both the overnight and visitation day. Please click on the dates below to learn more about the visitation day schedule. Due to limited space, prospective students can only attend one visitation day.

Nov. 14-15, 2019

Jan. 20-21, 2020

INDIVIDUAL DAY STUDENT VISIT

Saint Mary's School offers prospective day students applying for the 2020-2021 school year the option to spend one-on-one time with a current student. Individual day visits typically include a combination of visiting classes, attending assembly or chapel, touring campus and lunch in the dining hall. Individual day visits can be scheduled when class is in session, Mondays-Fridays. Visits must be scheduled 48 hours in advance.

Click here to request an individual visit. Please be aware that we may not be able to accommodate requests received with less than 48 hours' notice. Visits are not considered confirmed until you hear from a member of the admission staff. 

You may also contact the Admission Office directly at 919-424-4100 or admission@sms.edu to schedule your campus visit or for more admission information. 

More about accommodations, directions to Saint Mary's School, local attractions, a virtual tour and a campus map may be found at the Visitor Center.  

BOARDING STUDENTS

students in dining centerBoarding Student Visits

We encourage you to review your options for visiting campus and choose what best suits your schedule and needs. The required admission interview can be arranged during any of your visits to campus.

Overnight and VISITATION DAY

Saint Mary's School offers two overnight and visitation days to prospective students and their parents applying for the 2020-2021 school year. Day students and their parents who are interested in our boarding options are welcome to attend both the overnight and visitation day. Please click on the dates below to learn more about the visitation day schedule. Due to limited space, prospective students can only attend one visitation day.

Nov. 14-15, 2019

Jan. 20-21, 2020

BOARDING STUDENT OVERNIGHT and SHADOW DAY

Saint Mary's School offers prospective boarding students applying for the 2020-2021 school year the option to spend more one-on-one time with a current student. Shadow days for boarding students typically include a combination of spending the night on dorm, visiting classes, attending assembly or chapel, touring campus and lunch in the dining hall. An overnight stay is encouraged but not required. Overnight visits can be scheduled when class is in session on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays beginning at 5 p.m. and concluding the following day at 12 p.m.

Click here to request an individual visit. Please be aware that we may not be able to accommodate requests received with less than 48 hours' notice. Visits are not considered confirmed until you hear from a member of the admission staff. 

You may also contact the Admission Office directly at 919-424-4100 or admission@sms.edu to schedule your campus visit or for more admission information. 

More about accommodations, directions to Saint Mary's School, local attractions, a virtual tour and a campus map may be found at the Visitor Center.  

7th GRADE VISITS

students next to a fireplace7th Grade Student Visits

Looking early? Saint Mary's School has a special visit just for you! Seventh grade girls and their parents are invited to join us for our Admission Sneak Peek. This event is the perfect opportunity to begin learning about Saint Mary's School.

May 1, 2020

If you have any questions, please contact the Admission Office at 919-424-4100 or admission@sms.edu.


 

Contact Us

To schedule a visit and learn more about our curriculum, extracurricular activities and campus calendar, or for more admission information, please contact:

Admission Office

Saint Mary’s School
900 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603-1689

919-424-4100
919-424-4122 (Fax #) 
admission@sms.edu

See the Visitor Center for information on accommodations, directions to Saint Mary’s School, local attractions, a virtual tour and a campus map.


Saint Mary's School is an independent, college-preparatory, Episcopal boarding and day school for girls in grades 9-12. We admit girls of any race, color, religion, or national or ethnic origin.