College of Saint Benedict Rankings

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In the World#1371 of 14178
In North America#422 of 2629
In the United States#383 of 2528
In Minnesota#8 of 49
In Saint Joseph#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
80%
Average SAT
1148
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$28,177 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,748
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
csbsju.edu

College of Saint Benedict Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate80%80%
Applicants2,0522,052
Admissions1,6511,651
Freshmen enrolled full time438438

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
46 or 11%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1040
or below

75% of them
had 1255
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in College of Saint Benedict are 1040-1255 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
405 or 92%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in College of Saint Benedict are 22-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1394 (80%)
Hispanic147 (8%)
Asian83 (5%)
Nonresident Alien65 (4%)
Black or African American46 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$28,177/year
Average aid awarded
$30,791
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,143
$30-48K$17,956
$48-75K$20,978
$75-110K$25,952
$110K+$32,131

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$45,730
Tuition in-state$45,730
Tuition out-of-state$45,730
Fee in-district$1,090
Fee in-state$1,090
Fee out-of-state$1,090

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,664
Combined charge for room and board$11,068
Room charge$5,464
Meal charge$5,604

College of Saint Benedict Majors

MajorBachelor's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse46
Biology & Biological Sciences, General41
Nutrition Sciences39
Elementary Education and Teaching38
Psychology, General37
Speech Communication and Rhetoric32
Business Administration and Management, General23
Accounting20
Political Science and Government, General14
English Language and Literature, General13
Chemistry, General13
Biochemistry10
Art & Art Studies, General10
Sociology9
Natural Sciences9
Economics, General7
Spanish Language and Literature6
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution5
Mathematics, General5
Social Sciences, General4
Women's Studies4
Music, General3
Environmental Studies3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Computer Science2
Theology & Theological Studies2
Physics, General1
History, General1
French Language and Literature1
European Studies & Civilization1
Philosophy1
Grand Total403
TotalWomen
Graduation rate80%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%

Publications & Citations

Publications
690
Citations
11,009

Publication count by topic

Psychology
117
Sociology
79
Political science
59
Medicine
58
Chemistry
49
Biology
39
Philosophy
38
Computer science
35
Art
34
Mathematics
26
History
25
Economics
25
Geography
20
Business
16
Physics
13
Environmental science
10
Engineering
10
Geology
3
Materials science
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History123274
Psychology14894,863
Sociology1565690
Economics1826758
Philosophy21858
Art24025
Physics2559422
Geography2717155
Medicine27961,260
Biology30211,535
Environmental science3066224
Political science338424
Geology386212
Chemistry3904496
Mathematics4124111
Business420634
Computer science486282
Engineering506214
Materials science533112

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990655
1991255
19927231
19935156
1994439
19955293
1996753
1997990
1998788
1999895
200023130
20018200
200214193
200310262
200412247
200515286
200614330
200720381
200818360
200928451
201035529
201130527
201234624
201338632
201457629
201545748
201647600
201722579
201833545
201934565
202034649

General info

Alternative namesSaint Benedict
CSB/SJU
Founded1913
WikipediaCollege of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University
MottoSic Luceat Lux Vestra, Induamur Arma Lucis
So let your light shine, Put on the Armor of Light
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff436
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address37 S. College Ave.
Saint Joseph, Minnesota, 56374
United States
City population7,000
Phone3203635011
Fax+1 (320) 363 2750

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