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College of Saint Benedict

Saint Joseph, MN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate92%
Acceptance Rate92%

College of Saint Benedict Student Life

College of Saint Benedict is on a 300-acre campus in the small town setting of Saint Joseph, Minnesota, not far from Minneapolis-St. Paul.

College of Saint Benedict Student Activities

There are many activities and organizations for College of Saint Benedict students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? College of Saint Benedict does not have fraternities or sororities.

College of Saint Benedict has the Joint Events Council. In fact, more students participate in the Joint Events Council than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at College of Saint Benedict include Outdoor Leadership Center, Magis Ministries, Enactus and Archipelago Caribbean Association.

College of Saint Benedict students' favorite campus traditions are Involvement Fair, Festival of Cultures and Pines Concert in Spring.

Does College of Saint Benedict Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at College of Saint Benedict.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for senior
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available No
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 90%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 1,677
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 1,310
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 10%

College of Saint Benedict offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of College of Saint Benedict students live on campus. In 2022, 90% of undergrads at College of Saint Benedict lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 10% of students lived off-campus or commuted to College of Saint Benedict. There are 1,677 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,542 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,310 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

College of Saint Benedict Athletics

College of Saint Benedict does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Safety at College of Saint Benedict

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

College of Saint Benedict is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The College of Saint Benedict campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

College of Saint Benedict offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to College of Saint Benedict

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit College of Saint Benedict, take Interstate 94 to Saint Joseph, MN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Minnesota you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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