General Information About Saint Johns University
The mission of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University is to provide the best residential liberal arts education within the Catholic university tradition. They foster integrated learning, exceptional leadership for change and wisdom for a lifetime. On the undergraduate level, the College of Saint Benedict enrolls women and Saint John's University enrolls men. Collaboratively, the two colleges commit the following to their students: A coherent liberal arts curriculum, which focuses on questions important to the human condition, demands clear thinking and communicating and calls forth new knowledge for the improvement of humankind. The colleges will excel in study of the intersection of global cultures and community sustainability, leavened by the commitments of the Catholic intellectual life. An integrative environment for learning, which stresses intellectual challenge, open inquiry, collaborative scholarship and artistic creativity. The colleges will excel as learning communities promoting the integration of professional and personal lives through opportunities for experiential learning. An emphasis on the personal growth of women and men, which incorporates new knowledge about the significance of gender into opportunities for leadership and service on each campus and across both campuses. The colleges will excel, individually and coordinately, in cultivation and reflection on the social, spiritual and physical development of men and women. An experience of Benedictine values, which fosters attentive listening to the voice of God, awareness of the meaning of one's existence and the formation of community built on respect for individual persons. The colleges will excel in fostering the understanding and cultivation of the individual and communal vocation of all, informed by the Catholic intellectual tradition, Benedictine values, ecumenism and respect for diverse cultures. Cultivation of the habit of promoting the common good, which is formed by knowledge, faith and an open-hearted response to the needs of others. The colleges will excel in fostering understanding of Catholic social teachings and consequent action to improve the well-being of the underserved, enhance overall community life and protect the environment. Undergraduate Learning Goals and Objectives Academic Student learning at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University is based in the mission statements of each institution and the coordinate mission statement. It is represented by the integrated system of learning goals articulated below. 1.Graduates will be able to analyze the influence of the Catholic and Benedictine traditions on the human condition. 2.Graduates will be able to integrate knowledge from the liberal arts and sciences as they explore the human condition. 3.Graduates will be able to integrate the liberal arts and sciences with the skills, values and depth of knowledge specific to a major field of study in preparation for further professional development. 4.Graduates will be able to apply clear thinking and communication skills to the exploration of fundamental questions of the human condition. 5.Graduates will be able to establish patterns of life-long learning to seek and integrate knowledge of self and the world. 6.Graduates will be able to provide leadership and service in community to improve the human condition. 7.Graduates will be able to communicate sensitivity to and understanding of gender and cultural differences in order to improve the human condition.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army)
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Roman Catholic
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
Campus Setting Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 1,344 Percent Admitted 84% Men Admitted 84% Women Admitted 0% Full Time Retention Rate 90%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 480 650 Math 540 650 Writing 480 590
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 23 28 English 22 28 Math 24 29 Writing 23 30
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 2,185 Native American 8 Asian 46 African American 28 Hispanic 34 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,895 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 42