College of Saint Benedict: Ranking & Review

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Saint Joseph
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United States
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World
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14341499
Top 9%

College of Saint Benedict Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate81%0%81%
Applicants2,00302,003
Admissions1,61401,614
Enrolled undergraduates5240524
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,93701,937

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores35
Percent of students submitting SAT scores7%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
580
Math
535

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores494
Percent of students submitting ACT scores95%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
25
ACT Math
24

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

College of Saint Benedict Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$56,880$56,880
Off-campus$56,880$56,880
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,742 and other expenses per full academic year.

College of Saint Benedict provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,665 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$42,690$42,690
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,048$1,048
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,779$1,779

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sTotal
English Language and Literature & Letters7575
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services6363
Biological and Biomedical Sciences6060
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies5252
Health Professions and Related Programs4646
Psychology4444
Education4141
Social Sciences3434
Visual and Performing Arts1313
Physical Sciences1010
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics88
Mathematics and Statistics88
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services66
Natural Resources and Conservation44
Philosophy and Religious Studies33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
History
Theology and Religious Vocations
Grand Total475475

A total of 475 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at College of Saint Benedict.

TotalWomen
Graduation rate82%82%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%

General info

Alternative namesSaint Benedict
CSB/SJU
Founded1913
MottoSic Luceat Lux Vestra, Induamur Arma Lucis
So let your light shine, Put on the Armor of Light
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff459
Instructional FTE155
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitecsbsju.edu
Address37 S. College Ave.
Saint Joseph, Minnesota, 56374
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize
City population7,000
Phone3203635011
Fax+1 (320) 363 2750

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