College of Saint Benedict

Women's WCLA Contact: Ellie Hinrichs
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1,782 Undergrads / 1,782 Students
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$28,177 Net Price
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80% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Midsize

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
75% / 80%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are played in-state. The team also travels to California and Wisconsin.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • St. Cloud Minnesota Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Duluth Minnesota Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Rochester Minnesota Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Bahamas
  • Fargo North Dakota Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
Where Grads Work
  • Target
  • College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • University of Minnesota
  • Wells Fargo
  • General Mills
  • Medtronic
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Allina Health
  • Fairview Health Services
  • Best Buy
  • U.S. Bank
  • State of Minnesota
  • St. Cloud Hospital
  • Park Nicollet Health Services
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Healthcare Services
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Administrative
  • Community and Social Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Support
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
450 - 570
520 - 630
1060 - 1340
21 - 29
21 - 27
22 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 490 - 630 for SAT; 7 - 8 for ACT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 2,052 2,052
% Admitted 80% 100% 80%
% Admits That Enroll 27% % 27%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.67
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  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (13%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (12%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (11%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (11%)
    Business (10%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (10%)
    Nutrition Sciences (9%)
    Elementary Education and Teaching (9%)
    Education (9%)
    Psychology (9%)
    Psychology, General (9%)
    Social Sciences (8%)
    Communication & Journalism (7%)
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric (7%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (5%)
    Accounting (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$46,460
    Books & Supplies$1,000
    Cost of Living$11,068
    Personal Expenses$1,500
    Sticker Price$60,028

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship100%$30,791
    Federal Grants24%$5,908
    Pell Grants24%$4,635
    Other Federal8%$3,614
    State & Local Grants31%$5,200
    Institutional Grants100%$27,798
    Student Loans69%$9,996
    Federal Loans68%$5,213
    Other Loans24%$14,090

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $78.1 Million $43,830

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $27,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $25,411 $287

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 826 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $52,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.38 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 75% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 13 13
    Fondling 6 6
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 5 5
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    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. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionNot classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)
    Enrollment ProfileExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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