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College of Saint Benedict
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  • 4 Year
  • SAINT JOSEPH, MN

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

37 S COLLEGE AVE
SAINT JOSEPH, MN 56374
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
From College of Saint Benedict

The College of Saint Benedict (CSB) and Saint John’s University (SJU) share a one-of-a-kind partnership that began over 60 years ago and is stronger and more connected today than ever. When you enroll at CSB or SJU, you become part of a close-knit community that fosters friendships and contacts for a lifetime.

Together, we offer the opportunities, course selection and extensive curriculum of a large university while retaining the small classes and personal attention you’d expect from a top liberal arts college.

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College of Saint Benedict Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
92%
SAT Range
1110-1220
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$28,269 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$34,926 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
95%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 41 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 48 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 49 responses

Majors

See the world with CSB and SJU!

academic spotlight

CSB and SJU are consistently ranked among the top undergraduate colleges sending students abroad. With 15 faculty-led programs on six continents and multiple short-term programs, close to 50 percent of our students travel together to explore different cultures, complete internships and undertake research.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,533 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
9
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Minnesota nice
    62%
  • Generic
    15%
  • Open
    15%
  • Cliquey
    4%
  • Pretty open
    4%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
66%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 38 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 66 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Community
    67%
  • Conventional
    13%
  • Network
    8%
  • Unique
    8%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • overrated
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$52,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
77%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
70%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 20 responses

College of Saint Benedict Reviews

Rating 3.71 out of 5  644 reviews
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