At St. Catherine University, we integrate the liberal arts into our curriculum — so, you’re not just conducting a science experiment or learning Plato’s philosophy. You’re learning how to analyze complex situations with clarity and compassion, and to collaborate with all kinds of people. Our mission is to educate students to lead and influence.
St. Kate’s has the largest baccalaureate college for women in the nation, a comprehensive lineup of healthcare programs, and an array of nationally and regionally known graduate and associate programs for women and men — including a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership and an ALA-accredited Master of Library and Information Science.
Our rigorous courses offer a free-flowing exchange of ideas, perspectives and life stories, as well as fieldwork, internship and faculty-student research opportunities.
St. Catherine University at a Glance
- Undergraduate: 2,548 students (2,086 traditional/day; 462 evening, weekend, online); 916 women and men in associate degrees and certificates
- Graduate: 1,412
- Student/faculty ratio: 12:1
- Average class size: 19 (day)
- Number undergraduate majors: 63
- 76% White, 9% Black, 4% Hispanic, 9% Asian, 2% Multiracial, <1% American Indian/Alaska Native,<1% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
First-year student profile
- Average ACT score: The middle 50% of enrolled students had ACT composite scores between 22 and 26. 95% of students presented the ACT as part of their applications.
- Average SAT score: Middle 50% ranges for SAT Math: 493-680, SAT Reading: 515-708. 3% of students submitted the SAT as part of their applications.
- High school GPA: 3.40
- Percentage from Minnesota: 81%
- Percentage who live on campus: 75%
- 2013-14 undergraduate tuition and fees: $34,744
- Room and board: $8,568
- Percentage first-time undergraduates receiving financial-aid: 90%