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

Report Card

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

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Saint Benedict is an above-average private, Catholic college located in St. Joseph, Minnesota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,655 undergraduate students. The Saint Benedict acceptance rate is 84%. Popular majors include Biology, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 85% of students, Saint Benedict alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $41,200.

About

37 S. COLLEGE AVE.
SAINT JOSEPH, MN 56374
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

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.

CSB/SJU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
84%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1070-1200
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$27,960 / 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
$33,217 / 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
12:1
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. 47 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 48 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,655 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
13
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 25 responses
  • Minnesota nice
    60%
  • Generic
    16%
  • Open
    16%
  • Cliquey
    4%
  • Pretty open
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
68%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 37 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 65 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Community
    63%
  • 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
85%
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

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