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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
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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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
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,052
Applied
1,651
Accepted
1,748
Enrolled
80%
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Female Admissions

2,052
Females Applied
1,651
Females Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.57
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
Other early decision plan December 15th January 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 560 520 625
SAT Math 550 520 630
ACT Composite 25 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

47,330
Private
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Fees

1,112
Full-time student fees
11,346
Room & board
5,630
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

38,360
Avg. Financial Aid Package
40,353
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
31,985
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,446
Avg. Loan Aid
21,784
Avg. Grant Aid
32,636
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
89%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
34%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,748
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.52%
Black or African American 2.67%
White or Caucasian 80.29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7%
Asian 4.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%

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 93%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Involvement Fair, Festival of Cultures and Pines Concert in Spring

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
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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
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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
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball No No No
Rugby 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 No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

169
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 142
Part-time - 27
Male - 78
Female - 91
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