B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B+
St. Catherine University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Address
2004 Randolph Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55105
Website
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St. Catherine University Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
91%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
975-1180
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$22,519/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $18,958/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,931/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,704/ year
  • $76-110k
    $24,282/ year
  • $110k+
    $26,097/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.58 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.56 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.56 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,128Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 38 responses
Report
  • Welcoming
    50%
  • Passionate
    16%
  • Feminist
    13%
  • Dedicated
    11%
  • Annoyingly feminist and/or religious and Open mind
    5%
  • Annoyingly feminist and/or religious
    3%
  • Open minded but self conscious
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
70%
Poll
53%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.64 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.76 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 34 responses
Report
  • Passionate
    41%
  • Successful
    24%
  • Expensive
    15%
  • Helpful
    15%
  • Quiet
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.39 responses
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I've looked at other Universities for education programs, and St Kate's has a straightforward website. That was a relief. They center their courses around social justice. Diverse student bodies deserve understanding. St Kate's has given me effective skills for my current position as a substitute teacher in the Minneapolis Public School District. I see how economic hardship affects a child's education. My classroom management has become more effective!
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I am an adult non-traditional student and I love the St. Kate's has been very open to the different types of students. They are one of the only colleges that I have found who offer a nursing program in evenings and weekends. I wish that more colleges were more willing to offer greater opportunities to non-traditional students who are trying to further their education. They also have a wonderful parenting connection program and offer study help to parents and easy pick up and go snacks and food. They have programming opportunities that you can bring your children to and they also have family housing! I am so impressed!
So far, my experience at St. Kate's has been great! The professors genuinely care about the success of their students and the university is very proud of its history. I would have given it a five but not a lot happens on weekends at school. I'm not a partier but it definitely feels like a suitcase college. Also, I love the all-women aspect since it is all about women empowering one another. However, I do miss seeing the male gender. I wish there were more men who took classes at St. Kate's.