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IPEDS ID: 174747
OPE ID: 00234100
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College of Saint Benedict
37 S. College Ave., Saint Joseph, Minnesota 56374
General information:  (320) 363-5011
Website:  www.csbsju.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Midsize
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  1,937 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  12 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
10%
Other Characteristics
Single-sex: Women
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty14628
Instructional14628
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019% change 2017-2018 to 2018-2019
Tuition and fees$40,846$42,271$43,738$45,2643.5%
Books and supplies$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,0000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$10,229$10,535$10,742$10,9041.5%
Other$1,400$1,400$1,900$1,500-21.1%
Off Campus
Room and board$10,229$10,535$10,742$10,9041.5%
Other$1,400$1,400$1,400$1,5007.1%
Off Campus with Family
Other$1,400$1,400$1,400$1,5007.1%
Total Expenses2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019% change 2017-2018 to 2018-2019
On Campus$53,475$55,206$57,380$58,6682.2%
Off Campus$53,475$55,206$56,880$58,6683.1%
Off Campus with Family$43,246$44,671$46,138$47,7643.5%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid1519100%————
Grant or scholarship aid519100%$15,257,078$29,397
Federal grants13125%$759,998$5,802
Pell grants13025%$585,465$4,504
Other federal grants499%$174,533$3,562
State/local government grant or scholarships16632%$831,708$5,010
Institutional grants or scholarships519100%$13,665,372$26,330
Student loan aid36069%$3,918,434$10,885
Federal student loans35869%$2,094,917$5,852
Other student loans11522%$1,823,517$15,857
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,932100%$54,511,275$28,215
Pell grants48425%$2,116,359$4,373
Federal student loans1,32568%$9,018,469$6,806
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2015-20162016-20172017-2018
Average net price$26,867$26,912$27,961
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2015-20162016-20172017-2018
$0 – $30,000$15,605$16,184$18,299
$30,001 – $48,000$16,694$16,520$18,301
$48,001 – $75,000$20,673$20,963$21,828
$75,001 – $110,000$25,242$27,230$26,023
$110,001 and more$30,838$31,491$32,173
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)1,937
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment24
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 99%
Part-time: 1%Student Gender:
Male: 0%
Female: 100%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 6%
Black or African American: 3%
Hispanic/Latino: 7%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 80%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 99%
25 and over: 1%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 84%
Out-of-state: 16%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2016.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: -1%
Enrolled in some distance education: -1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2018
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,93101,931
Percent admitted83%-83%
Percent admitted who enrolled28%-28%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2018 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT4310%
ACT40593%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510610
SAT Math490590
ACT Composite2227
ACT English2128
ACT Math2127
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 87%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Returned in Fall 2017
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 95 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2017.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 80%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2010]
4-year: 79%
6-year: 84%
8-year: 85%
[Began in Fall 2012]
4-year: 74%
6-year: 80%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2010 or Fall 2012
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Female: 80%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 80%
Black or African American: 62%
Hispanic/Latino: 79%
White: 83%
Non-resident alien: 55%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 85%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 14%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 81%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 17%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 86%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 14%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 61%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 21%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 57%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 14%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 65%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 29%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2017-2018
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization0
European Studies/Civilization1
Women's Studies3
Category total4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry10
Biology/Biological Sciences, General48
Category total58
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting26
Business Administration and Management, General37
Category total63
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science8
Category total8
Education
Elementary Education and Teaching45
Category total45
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General16
Rhetoric and Composition58
Category total74
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1
French Language and Literature1
German Language and Literature0
Spanish Language and Literature10
Category total12
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse45
Category total45
History
History, General4
Category total4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies0
Category total0
Mathematics and Statistics
Computational Mathematics0
Mathematics, General7
Category total7
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Sciences18
Nutrition Sciences30
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution4
Category total52
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies8
Category total8
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy1
Category total1
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General11
Physics, General1
Physics, Other3
Category total15
Psychology
Psychology, General58
Category total58
Social Sciences
Economics, General5
Political Science and Government, General16
Social Sciences, General3
Sociology11
Category total35
Theology and Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies2
Category total2
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General5
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General2
Music, General5
Category total12
Grand total503
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2017-2018
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 8
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 5
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $21,161
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $4,000
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Higher Learning CommissionAccredited since ((!)01/01/1933)08/31/2028
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in DieteticsAccredited since (10/12/2006)06/30/2024
Didactic Program in DieteticsPreaccredited (07/01/2002 - 10/12/2006)
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in DieteticsAccredited (01/01/1987 - 05/31/2006)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levelsAccredited since (09/28/2002)1/1/2027
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited (09/01/1992 - 08/01/2014)
 No Longer Recognized  National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schoolsAccredited since (01/01/1965)12/31/2019
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/124229.
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations110
Liquor law violations29162
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations010
Liquor law violations750
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape258
Fondling130
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault100
Burglary146
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape258
Fondling130
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault100
Burglary126
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate1.3%0.4%0.9%
Number in default624
Number in repayment449453431
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)