College of Saint Benedict: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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College of Saint Benedict is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,070 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1913 and is the only school located in Saint Joseph, Minnesota.

College of Saint Benedict is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
At College of Saint Benedict you can obtain your bachelor's degree.

College of Saint Benedict deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, English and Literature, Psychology, Education, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
89%
The student retention rate at College of Saint Benedict is high at 89% (well above Minnesota average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at College of Saint Benedict is good - 78%.

Student to faculty ratio at College of Saint Benedict is pretty good - 12:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$36,300
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - around $35,300 per year. The additional fees at College of Saint Benedict beyond tuition are about $1,000; which totals $36,300 per academic year.

Read the details about College of Saint Benedict additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
As reported in recent data, 1,938 applications were submitted and 1,487 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at College of Saint Benedict in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,500
College of Saint Benedict offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at College of Saint Benedict, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
College of Saint Benedict provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,700 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - about $4,500 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at College of Saint Benedict. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, College of Saint Benedict seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

College of Saint Benedict Location and Maps



Post Address: College of Saint Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., Saint Joseph, Minnesota 56374, USA
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