St. Catherine University is a private, religious school in an urban setting in St. Paul, Minnesota. St Catherine University was founded in 1905 and now enrolls around 4,277 students a year, including 2,983 undergrads.
St Catherine University offers housing for up to 0 students. Most students live off campus,.
St Catherine University employs one full-time professor for every 11 undergrads enrolled.
|2021 St Catherine University Admissions Facts At-a Glance|
|Academic Calendar||4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term)|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||77%|
|Mean ACT score||22|
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It is moderately difficult to get into St Catherine University. St Catherine University admitted 77% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 1,606 students applied to St Catherine University and 1,242 were admitted.
St Catherine University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.
St Catherine University is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to St Catherine University, applicants must submit the following items.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT score for St Catherine University students is 22.
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St Catherine University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
Out of all applicants, 4% submitted the SAT. 95% submitted the ACT.
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Yes! St Catherine University provides on-campus housing for students.
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St Catherine University meets 92% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend St Catherine University full-time are awarded $40,097 a year in financial aid, on average.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at St Catherine University, around 82% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 415 students who started at St Catherine University as first-time freshman, 228 graduate within four years.
St Catherine University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 69%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $31,400 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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St Catherine University is located in the urban setting of St. Paul, Minnesota, less than an hour from Minneapolis-St. Paul.
If you want to see St Catherine University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 94 to St. Paul, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what St Catherine University and St. Paul are like without leaving home.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to St Catherine University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into St Catherine University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at St Catherine University is like? There are approximately 4,277 students enrolled at St Catherine University, including 2,983 undergraduate students and 1,294 graduate students. 64% percent of students attend school full-time, 87% percent are from MN and 13% percent of students are from other states.
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