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Rating

Private

Type

1,813

Students

$45,370

Tuition

80%

Acceptance

#204

Ranking

Midsize Suburb

Campus Setting

Saint Joseph, MN

37 S. College Ave., Saint Joseph, MN 56374

College of Saint Benedict is a small private liberal arts college located in Saint Joseph, MN ranked 287thin the United States. It has a total of 1,813 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 80.46% acceptance rate. College of Saint Benedict offers 38 different majors and is best known for its nutrition sciences, natural sciences, and theological and ministerial studies programs (nationally ranked 6th, 10th, and 15th respectively). With a tuition cost of $45,370 per year, College of Saint Benedict is very pricey. 78.67% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $52,600 per year, which is 27% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$46,460/Year
Above Average

College of Saint Benedict

$46,460

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$60,028/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,120/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

80%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

College of Saint Benedict

80%

National

69%
Sat

1040 - 1255

11% of students submit

Admissions Yield

27%

ACT

21 - 27

92% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$0

Students

1,813Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

437

Part-Time

0
Male

0%

In-state

83%

Female

100%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
11% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse10% Psychology, General10% Biology/Biological Sciences, General69% Others

11% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

10% Psychology, General

10% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

69% Others

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

11%

46 Graduates

Psychology, General

10%

43 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

10%

41 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

9%

39 Graduates

Elementary Education and Teaching

9%

38 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

8%

33 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

24 Graduates

Accounting

5%

20 Graduates

Academics

B+
Professors
StudentsProfessors11:111:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

11

Number of Library Books

193,251

Academic Spend per Student

$12,563

Full-time Retention Rate

88%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$41,200/Year

College of Saint Benedict

$41,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$41,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

0%

Median Earnings

$52,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

78%