St Kate's

St. Catherine University

2004 Randolph Ave, St Paul, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    9
  • Previously Enrolled
    20

Overview of St. Catherine University (St Kate's)

About this school

St. Catherine University, founded in 1905, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Its 110-acre campus is located in central St. Paul.
  • Website


    www.stkate.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Undergrad women only

  • Graduate Students


    1,566

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,158
    • Men:116 (3.7%)
    • Women:3,042 (96.3%)

Location

Admission Information (St Kate's)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to St. Catherine University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
4
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2004 Randolph Avenue
City, State, Zip
St. Paul, MN  55105
Phone
(651) 690-8850
Fax
(651) 690-6042
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not available

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
70% of 2,682 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 2,678 applicants were admitted
Men
25% of 4 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
961 (51%) of 1,881 admitted students enrolled
Women
919 (49%) of 1,880 admitted students enrolled
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.62
375 And Above
40%
3.50 - 3.74
26%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
510-645 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
12%
• Score 600 - 700
29%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
12%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
530-665 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
12%
• Score 600 - 700
47%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
8%
• Score 24 - 29
39%
• Score 18 - 23
48%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (St Kate's)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $38,349 (74.83461801151331%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,196 (17.945165381988488%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (1.9514098936481608%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,700 (5.268806712850034%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


St. Catherine University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002342
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
386 (99.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
343 (88.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
343 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
128 (37.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
93%
Average Award
$38,300
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 292 (85.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,200
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 251 (73.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,600
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 343 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
43 (11.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,400

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,740 (98.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,500 (86.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,500 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
580 (38.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$36,000
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,140 (76.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,600
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,149 (76.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,200
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,465 (97.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
238 (13.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,000

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
84%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$38,199
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (St Kate's)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Not reported

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Not reported

Computer


Not reported

Foreign Language


Not reported

Math/Science


Not reported

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


292

Part-Time Faculty


244

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


32%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 21% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 45% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 43% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Sophomore Standing


Not reported

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not reported

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


St. Catherine University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


81.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


37.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


53.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


58.4%

Programs & Majors (St Kate's)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (73)


  • Accounting
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Franchising and Franchise Operations
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Economics
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Orthoptics/Orthoptist
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Selling Skills and Sales Operations
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Public administration and social services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Science, Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (21)


  • Adult Nursing
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Information Studies
  • Library Science
  • Marketing
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Organizational Management
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Public Health--General
  • Social Work
  • Theology

Campus Life (St Kate's)

Location & Geography

Population


290,770

Nearest Metropolitan Area


110 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Minneapolis-St. Paul

Weather


Temperature
2.8 average low in January, 78.8 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
12 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis-St. Paul
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis-St. Paul

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing

Students of College Housing


38% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


62%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not reported

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Wildcats
School Colors
Purple and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, cheerleading, cross-country running, football, golf, lacrosse, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


St. Catherine University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Undergrad women only

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,124

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,158
Women
3,042
Men
116

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 11.2% Asian
  • 10.5% Black/African-American
  • 8.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 61.7% White
  • 3.0% Unknown

International Students


0.6%

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


1,566

Student Resources (St Kate's)

Study resources