College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University

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world rank  1031

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University Overview

Founded in 1913, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of St. Joseph (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Collegeville. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University (CSB/SJU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University (CSB/SJU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 105 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym CSB/SJU
Founded 1913
Motto Sic Luceat Lux Vestra, Induamur Arma Lucis
So let your light shine, Put on the Armor of Light
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 37 S College Avenue
St. Joseph (population range: 2,500-9,999)
56374 Minnesota
United States
T +1 (320) 363 5011
F +1 (320) 363 2750
Other locations Collegeville

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 7155
Collegeville 56321-7155
+1 (320) 363 2196
800 544 1489

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Order of Saint Benedict -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)


  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018