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St Catherine University Overview

Located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, St Catherine University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is St Catherine University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$32,593 Avg Cost After Aid
75% Acceptance Rate
  • St. Kate's has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.
  • The student loan default rate at St. Kate's is 2%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at St. Kate's.
  • In <nil>, 54% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from St. Kate's with a bachelor's degree make about $54,838 a year. That's 34% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.3 years for students from St. Kate's to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is St Catherine University?


Contact details for St. Kate's are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2004 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105
Phone: 651-690-6000

How Do I Get Into St. Kate’s?

You can apply to St. Kate’s online at:

Admission Requirements for St. Kate’s

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into St. Kate’s?

75% Acceptance Rate
100% Of Accepted Are Women
1% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at St Catherine University is 75%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 0% of accepted students are men and 100% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 57%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.

Average Test Scores

About 1% 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 510 and 600. Math scores were between 380 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for St Catherine University  ( 510 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for St Catherine University  ( 380 to 610 )
St. Kate's received ACT scores from 50% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 25. Math scores were between 17 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 26.

ACT English Scores for St Catherine University  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Math Scores for St Catherine University  ( 17 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for St Catherine University  ( 19 to 26 )

Can I Afford St Catherine University?

$32,593 Net Price
53% Take Out Loans
1.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of St. Kate's is $32,593. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At St. Kate's, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $5,878 a year. That adds up to $23,512 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at St. Kate's is 1.5%. 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

1,772 Full-Time Undergraduates
98% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,585 undergraduate students at St. Kate's, with 1,772 being full-time and 813 being part-time.


There are also 1,319 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,772 full-time undergraduates at St. Kate's, 2% are male and 98% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of St Catherine University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 254
Black or African American 228
Hispanic or Latino 209
White 948
International Students 17
Other Races/Ethnicities 116

Geographic Diversity

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

880 Took All Classes Online
2,030 Took At Least One Class Online
61.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 9 bachelor’s degree and 33 master’s degree programs available online at St. Kate's. In 2020-2021, 2,030 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at St. Kate's has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 30th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of St. Kate’s

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at St Catherine University was 61.5%. This is the #545 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at St. Kate's regardless of major.

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%.


*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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