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St. Catherine University
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  • 4 Year
  • SAINT PAUL, MN

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4.8.2024

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Report Card

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

About

2004 RANDOLPH AVE
SAINT PAUL, MN 55105
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
From St. Catherine University

Imagine a place where you can realize your full potential among people invested in the education of women. Where you can freely express yourself with the fellowship and support of your peers. Where leadership is encouraged and not a competition, and strong women role models are everywhere. Where an inclusive community of women is transforming the world.

That’s St. Catherine University — the largest Catholic women's university in the nation. Here you’ll find and claim an education in which the talents, aspirations and contributions of women are not only valued, but acknowledged as central to the world’s future. St. Kate’s invests in your success and amplifies your potential as an ethical, reflective, and responsive change maker.

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St. Catherine University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
75%
SAT Range
890-1210
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$19,252 / 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
$32,230 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

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Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
6:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 67 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 97 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 97 responses

Majors

Venture to St. Kate's: We have out-of-state scholarships!

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Find your home at St. Kate's! For undergraduate College for Women students outside of Minnesota, receive our $2,500 Venture Scholarship each year for 4 years. Live on campus and we'll pay for your housing with the Katie Housing Scholarship of $6,200 per year. Students from the state of Montana will receive an additional Sophia Brough Kampfer Scholarship of $10,000 per year.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    44%
  • Online
    23%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,624 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
780
Undergrads Over 25
31%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 77 responses
  • Welcoming
    39%
  • Passionate
    18%
  • Dedicated
    16%
  • Feminist
    13%
  • Open minded but self conscious
    4%
  • Annoyingly feminist and/or religious
    3%
  • Annoyingly feminist and/or religious and Open mind
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
50%
Poll
42%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 105 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 117 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 75 responses
  • Passionate
    33%
  • Expensive
    16%
  • Successful
    13%
  • Supportive
    12%
  • Helpful
    9%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Quiet
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 43 responses

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