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College of Saint Benedict

Saint Joseph, MN

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Overview

College of Saint Benedict is a 4-year institution located in Saint Joseph, MN, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 7155
Collegeville, MN  56321-7155
United States
Contact Ms. Karen Backes
Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@csbsju.edu
Phone: 320-363-5055
Fax: 320-363-5650

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
European Studies/civilization Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Computational Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Theology/theological Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,704
Applied
1,565
Accepted
1,542
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

1,704
Females Applied
1,565
Females Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.72
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements: College preparatory program

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported October 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan December 15th January 15th
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 600 560 630
SAT Math 570 550 590
ACT Composite 24 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

50,950
Private
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Fees

1,158
Full-time student fees
11,922
Room & board
5,858
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

41,060
Avg. Financial Aid Package
43,440
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
34,330
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,433
Avg. Loan Aid
25,677
Avg. Grant Aid
36,138
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
90%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,542
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.23%
Black or African American 3%
White or Caucasian 79.87%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.46%
Asian 3.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 90%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Involvement Fair, Festival of Cultures and Pines Concert in Spring

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Joint Events Council, Outdoor Leadership Center, Magis Ministries, Enactus and Archipelago Caribbean Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No No No
Basketball No No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby No No No
Sand Volleyball No No No
Skiing (cross-country) No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

163
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 128
Part-time - 35
Male - 73
Female - 90
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