Photo by Rebecca Zenefski ’10.
When this photo was posted on the University's Facebook page, one visitor asked, "is St. Kate's actually Narnia?"
Photo by Maria Ignacio.
At the close of orientation, new students are welcomed into the St. Kate’s community with a candlelight procession..
Photo by Maria Ignacio.
First-year students are welcomed into the University community in the closing ceremony of orientation.
Photo by Ntshiashee Lee.
St. Catherine University’s St. Paul campus is located on 110 acres and features a blend of old and new architecture, lawns, forest and a pond.
Students are welcomed back to campus by faculty and staff during the opening celebration.
A dynamic university educating students to lead and influence, St. Catherine prepares students to make a difference in their professions, their communities and the world. At the University's heart is the largest, most innovative college for women in the nation. St. Kate's also offers a range of graduate and associate programs for women and men.
Single-Sex or Co-ed: undergraduate women's college; co-ed associate and graduate programs
Setting (Urban/Suburban): Urban
Accreditations: Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; in addition, the university holds more than 20 accreditations across three colleges.
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Enrollment: 2,086 - day undergraduate - Fall 2012
Demographics: 34% multicultural; 81% from Minnesota
Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Tuition: $32,896 for 32 credits (full-time)
Financial Aid Program: More than 98% of first-year students receive financial aid, including federal grants and institutional financial support.
Room and Board: $8,288.00 (average)
# of Undergraduate Programs: 60 majors and minors
# of Graduate Programs: 12 fields of study, 15 graduate majors
Degrees Awarded: certificate through doctorate
Campus Life: 80 percent of first year students live on campus. Additionally, the university offers learning communities and themed residence halls.
Athletic Teams, Leagues, Clubs: 11 NCAA Division III teams, intramural program and more than 50 clubs and organizations,
Awards/Distinctions: 24 honor societies, first Catholic college in the country to be awarded a chapter of the prestigious academic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa, third in MN.