St Catherine University

Saint Paul, MN

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,546
Graduate Enrollment: 1,319
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Women only
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, small, primarily residential // medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 74.89%

Male/Female: 5% / 95% (2017)

First generation college students: 28.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 15.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2015)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,133
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 890 - 1210

2022 Median Admit ACT: 23
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 19 - 26

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 55.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 34.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 25.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 18.1% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 54.5%
Black: 12.5%
Hispanic: 12.3%
Asian: 13.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
2+ races: 3.7%
Non-resident alien: 0.7%
Unknown race: 2.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $51,940
In-State tuition: $46,494
Out-of-State tuition: $46,494

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $9,600 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,680 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,600 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,680 (2022)

Average Family Income: $73,371 (2017)
Median Family Income: $41,238 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 37.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 62.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $24,181 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $256 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $17,228
$30k-48k $17,943
$48k-75k $19,378
$75k-110k $20,119
$110k+ $21,773

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 47%
6-year graduation rate: 59%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 97.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $24,181 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $10,384 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $19,896 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $21,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 74.0% (2015)
@3 year 77.3% (2017)
@5 year 82.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 51.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 55.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $48,724 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $58,719 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 26 $29,532 $285 $32,158 ($2,680) $46,250 ($3,854)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 2
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 28 $30,750 $296 $41,658 ($3,472) $48,833 ($4,069)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 1
Master's Degree Education, General. 6 $390 $48,193 ($4,016)
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 14 $59,238 ($4,937)
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 10
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational/Instructional Media Design. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 1
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 11 $35,341 ($2,945) $37,732 ($3,144)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 36 $240 $40,381 ($3,365) $50,358 ($4,197)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 14
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 30 $1,350 $117,335 ($9,778) $123,945 ($10,329)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 10
Associate's Degree Ophthalmic and Optometric Support Services and Allied Professions. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Public Health. 4
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 49 $29,815 $286 $37,552 ($3,129) $48,071 ($4,006)
Master's Degree Public Health. 21 $404 $52,521 ($4,377)
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 60 $756 $57,437 ($4,786) $61,753 ($5,146)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 39
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 9
Master's Degree Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems. 6 $50,357 ($4,196)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems. 11
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 177 $32,610 $281 $69,647 ($5,804) $79,667 ($6,639)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 7 $28,000 $297 $35,107 ($2,926)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 13 $57,024 ($4,752)
Bachelor's Degree American Sign Language. 9 $27,000 $34,671 ($2,889) $46,312 ($3,859)
Master's Degree American Sign Language. 8
Bachelor's Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 13 $26,000 $276 $27,342 ($2,279) $35,424 ($2,952)
Master's Degree Library Science and Administration. 33 $385 $43,002 ($3,584) $51,200 ($4,267)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 27 $27,000 $268 $30,069 ($2,506)
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 3
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 25 $28,000 $286 $25,834 ($2,153) $47,788 ($3,982)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 7
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 3
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 6
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 3
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 102 $700 $77,094 ($6,425) $106,718 ($8,893)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 8
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 30 $35,410 $265 $50,044 ($4,170) $50,829 ($4,236)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 52 $494 $85,240 ($7,103) $81,600 ($6,800)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 14 $57,607 ($4,801) $57,341 ($4,778)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Accounting and Related Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations. 6
Bachelor's Degree General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations. 3
Bachelor's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 4
Bachelor's Degree History. 1
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, Other. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 65 $94,452 ($7,871)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 34 $30,912 $297 $42,105 ($3,509) $55,686 ($4,641)
Master's Degree Social Work. 135
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 17
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 20 $30,215 $309 $51,463 ($4,289)
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 6
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 8
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 1
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 2
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 211 $30,500 $223 $40,056 ($3,338) $39,072 ($3,256)
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 43 $31,500 $222 $55,852 ($4,654) $57,774 ($4,815)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 33 $31,000 $286 $66,433 ($5,536) $68,809 ($5,734)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $67,275
Full time faculty: 54%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 9.0

School's endowment start of year: $97,100,006 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $143,896,086 (2022)