St Catherine University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,826
4.01% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$18,912
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.13%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
76.1%
1,677 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
4,277
55.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
68.2%
283 Graduates

About

St Catherine University is a higher education institution located in Ramsey County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at St Catherine University were Registered Nursing (148 degrees awarded), General Public Health (60 degrees), and Social Work (44 degrees).

In 2020, 1,386 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St Catherine University. 93.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 6.42% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (976 degrees), 8.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (113 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St Catherine University is $33,826, which is $11,296 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at St Catherine University is $33,826, which is $11,296 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,912.

In 2020, 76% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$33,826
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at St Catherine University was $33,826. The cost of tuition at St Catherine University is $11,296 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$18,912
2020 Value
6.25%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 St Catherine University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,912. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of St Catherine University grew by 6.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,300
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St Catherine University was of $9,300 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.432% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

76%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at St Catherine University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.33% with respect to 2019, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.13%
2018 Default Rate
46
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at St Catherine University was 3.13%, which represents 46 out of the 1470 total borrowers.

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Admissions

St Catherine University received 1,677 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 31.8% annual decline. Out of those 1,677 applicants, 1,277 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.1% acceptance rate.

There were 4,277 students enrolled at St Catherine University in 2020, and 4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

St Catherine University has an overall enrollment yield of 25.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,277
Accepted Out of 1,677

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of St Catherine University was 76.1% (1,277 admissions from 1,677 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 67.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −31.8%, while admissions declined by −22.8%.

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SAT Scores

4%
Submission Percentage
13
Scores Submitted

4% of enrolled first-time students at St Catherine University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

St Catherine University has a total enrollment of 4,277 students. The full-time enrollment at St Catherine University is 2,365 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,912. This means that 55.3% of students enrolled at St Catherine University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St Catherine University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.2% White, 9.94% Asian, 9.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.47% Black or African American, 3.27% Two or More Races, 0.304% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.117% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at St Catherine University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.6%), followed by Asian Female (14.5%) and Black or African American Female (11.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (72.2%), followed by White Male (9.42%) and Black or African American Female (3.85%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St Catherine University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,277 students. The full-time enrollment at St Catherine University is 2,365 and the part-time enrollment is 1,912. This means that 55.3% of students enrolled at St Catherine University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at St Catherine University was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), St Catherine University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,704
  2. Asian
    425
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    415

The enrolled student population at St Catherine University is 63.2% White, 9.94% Asian, 9.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.47% Black or African American, 3.27% Two or More Races, 0.304% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.117% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 135 students (3.16%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1208 more women than men received degrees from St Catherine University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at St Catherine University is white (976 degrees awarded). There were 8.64 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (113 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at St Catherine University is Registered Nursing (148 degrees awarded), followed by General Public Health (60 degrees) and Social Work (44 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at St Catherine University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (34 degrees awarded), Health (798 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (66 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Catherine University are Registered nurses (1,386,765 people), Social workers, all other (191,172 people), Medical & health services managers (159,576 people), Pharmacists (134,625 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (131,549 people).

The most specialized majors at St Catherine University are Library Science (34 degrees awarded), Health (798 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (66 degrees), Language & Linguistics (22 degrees), and Theology (11 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Catherine University are Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, Public relations specialists, and Sales managers

The most specialized majors at St Catherine University are Library Science (34 degrees awarded), Health (798 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (66 degrees), Language & Linguistics (22 degrees), and Theology (11 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Catherine University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,508,478 people), Elementary & secondary schools (354,193 people), Outpatient care centers (275,699 people), Offices of physicians (228,949 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (211,656 people).

The most specialized majors at St Catherine University are Library Science (34 degrees awarded), Health (798 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (66 degrees), Language & Linguistics (22 degrees), and Theology (11 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by St Catherine University.
Most Common
  1. 148 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 60 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 44 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St Catherine University was Registered Nursing with 148 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

89
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,297
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 89 degrees were awarded to men at St Catherine University, which is 0.0686 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,297).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 22 degrees were awarded to men at St Catherine University in Occupational Therapist Assistant, which is 0.12 times less than the 183 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 193 degrees were awarded to women at St Catherine University in Registered Nursing, which is 21.4 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

47%
100% Completion Time
59%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 47% of students graduating from St Catherine University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (75.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at St Catherine University is Female and White (75.1% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.83% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    976 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    113 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St Catherine University is white (976 degrees awarded). There were 8.64 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (113 degrees).

4.26% of degree recipients (59 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    911 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    108 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    87 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at St Catherine University is white female (911 degrees awarded). There were 8.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (108 degrees).

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Operations

St Catherine University has an endowment valued at nearly $97.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.32M (7.54%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, St Catherine University had a total salary expenditure of $100M. St Catherine University employs 127 Assistant professors, 88 Associate professors, and 33 Professors. Most academics at St Catherine University are Female Assistant professors (111), Female Associate professors(71), and Female Professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Catherine University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 97 employees, Management, with 92 employees, and Service with 53 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$97.1M
2020 Endowment
4.01%
growth from 2019

St Catherine University has an endowment valued at about $97.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of St Catherine University grew 4.01% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $57.5M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $7.97M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, St Catherine University received $7.97M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$45.2M
2020 Salaries
2.78%
growth from 2019

In 2020, St Catherine University paid a median of $45.2M in salaries, which represents 45.2% of their overall expenditure ($100M) and a 2.78% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.55% decline from 2018 and a 2.31% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.3M
Instructional Salaries
250
Number of Employees

In 2020, St Catherine University paid a total of $18.3M to 250 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
127 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
97 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at St Catherine University were Assistant professor with 127 employees; Associate professor with 88 employees; and Associate professor with 33 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Catherine University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 97 employees; Management with 92 employees; and Service with 53 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St Catherine University was Female Assistant professor with 111 employees, Female Associate professor with 71 employees, and Female Professor with 25 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at St Catherine University.

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