St Catherine University Overview
St Catherine University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is St Catherine University Known For?
- St. Kate's has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.
- The 3% student loan default rate at St. Kate's is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at St. Kate's.
- In 2017-2018, 52% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, St. Kate's bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $49,200 a year. That's about 21% more than their peers at other schools.
St Catherine University Rankings
We have ranked St. Kate's as #379 out of 2,320 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
St. Kate's has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at St. Kate's.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards St. Kate's has earned from around the web.
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|#68||Best Colleges for Nursing||College Factual|
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Where Is St Catherine University?
Contact details for St. Kate's are given below.
|Address:||2004 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105|
How Do I Get Into St. Kate’s?
You can apply to St. Kate’s online at: https://www.stkate.edu/admission-and-aid/apply-for-aid
Admission Requirements for St. Kate’s
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into St. Kate’s?
Approximately 0% of accepted students are men and 100% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 25%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.
Average Test Scores
About 4% of students accepted to St. Kate's submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 665. Math scores were between 510 and 645.
Can I Afford St Catherine University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At St. Kate's, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $7,413 a year. That adds up to $29,652 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at St. Kate's is 3.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
St Catherine University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,248 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,004 full-time undergraduates at St. Kate's, 2% are male and 98% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of St Catherine University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||195|
|Hispanic or Latino||208|
Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at St Catherine University. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 23 countries are represented at St. Kate's. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe, and Nepal.
Online Learning at St Catherine University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at St. Kate's has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 21st most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of St. Kate’s
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at St Catherine University was 37.6%. This is the #592 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at St. Kate's regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of St. Kate's majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||45%|
|Curriculum & Instruction||86%|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||6%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at St. Kate's ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at St. Kate's.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||#10|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||#13|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#17|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#36|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
St Catherine University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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