St. Mary's Ryken is a private school committed to providing a highly competitive, yet affordable, college preparatory education to students in the Southern Maryland region. SMR is one of 13 schools in the Xaverian Brothers tradition throughout the United States, and we adhere to the Xaverian motto: "Inspiring Lives of Learning, Faith & Service."
Our 87-acre waterfront campus is located in Leonardtown, Maryland and models a small college, with four academic buildings, a 48,000 square foot health and wellness center, campus cafe, several athletic fields, tennis courts and a stadium with a six-lane track.
The St. Mary’s Ryken Scholars Program offers accelerated curriculum concentrations to our students who want a more rigorous and advanced course of study.
27 Graduates from the Class of 2022 received the Scholars Program Diploma of Distinction!
St. Mary's Ryken welcomes students from all over the globe! Click here to learn more about the application process, host families and the International Programs Office.
Students are offered numerous leadership and extracurricular opportunities through clubs, mentoring, volunteering and positions within their academic teams and fine arts groups.
Centrally located on campus, this all-inclusive health and wellness facility bridges the upper and lower campus. It’s the main hub for most school events, all-school Masses and indoor athletic competitions.