St Catherine University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$36,600
5.66% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$19,976
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.52%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
92.5%
1,512 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,577
59.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
64.4%
264 Graduates

About

St Catherine University is a higher education institution located in Ramsey County, MN. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at St Catherine University were Occupational Therapist Assistant (200 degrees awarded), Radiation Therapist (29 degrees), and Physical Therapy Technician (16 degrees).

In 2022, 1,399 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St Catherine University. 93.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 6.22% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (932 degrees), 6.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (144 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St Catherine University is $36,600, which is $12,604 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at St Catherine University is $36,600, which is $12,604 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,976.

In 2022, 80% of undergraduate students attending St Catherine University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$36,600
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at St Catherine University was $36,600. The cost of tuition at St Catherine University is $12,604 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$19,976
2022 Value
3.76%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 St Catherine University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,976. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of St Catherine University grew by 3.76%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,600
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St Catherine University was of $9,600 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.49% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

80% of undergraduate students at St Catherine University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.27% with respect to 2021, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.52%
2019 Default Rate
22
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at St Catherine University was 1.52%, which represents 22 out of the 1452 total borrowers.

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Admissions

St Catherine University received 1,512 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 3.14% annual growth. Out of those 1,512 applicants, 1,399 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.5% acceptance rate.

There were 3,577 students enrolled at St Catherine University in 2022. 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

St Catherine University has an overall enrollment yield of 24.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,399
Accepted Out of 1,512

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of St Catherine University was 92.5% (1,399 admissions from 1,512 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 74.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 3.14%, while admissions grew by 19.7%..

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SAT Scores

1%
Submission Percentage (2022)
5
Scores Submitted (2022)

1% of enrolled first-time students at St Catherine University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

St Catherine University had a total enrollment of 3,577 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at St Catherine University is 2,121 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,456. This means that 59.3% of students enrolled at St Catherine University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St Catherine University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.5% White, 11.6% Black or African American, 10.7% Asian, 9.39% Hispanic or Latino, 3.77% Two or More Races, 0.363% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.224% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at St Catherine University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (51%), followed by Black or African American Female (13.7%) and Asian Female (13.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (68.8%), followed by White Male (10.7%) and Asian Female (7.44%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St Catherine University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,577 students. The full-time enrollment at St Catherine University is 2,121 and the part-time enrollment is 1,456. This means that 59.3% of students enrolled at St Catherine University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2022 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 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), St Catherine University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,163 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    416 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    383 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at St Catherine University is 60.5% White, 11.6% Black or African American, 10.7% Asian, 9.39% Hispanic or Latino, 3.77% Two or More Races, 0.363% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.224% 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 51.2% White, 17.3% 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, 107 students (2.99%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,225 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 (932 degrees awarded). There were 6.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (144 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at St Catherine University is Occupational Therapist Assistant (200 degrees awarded), followed by Radiation Therapist (29 degrees) and Physical Therapy Technician (16 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (48 degrees awarded), Health (842 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (79 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Catherine University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,599,345 people), Registered nurses (1,449,408 people), Secondary school teachers (468,105 people), Education administrators (275,001 people), and Social workers, all other (198,095 people).

The most specialized majors at St Catherine University in 2022 are Library Science (48 degrees awarded), Health (842 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (79 degrees), Language & Linguistics (25 degrees), and Education (130 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at St Catherine University are Library Science (48 degrees awarded), Health (842 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (79 degrees), Language & Linguistics (25 degrees), and Education (130 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Catherine University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,944,092 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,637,090 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (383,737 people), Outpatient care centers (327,061 people), and Offices of physicians (234,730 people).

The most specialized majors at St Catherine University are Library Science (48 degrees awarded), Health (842 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (79 degrees), Language & Linguistics (25 degrees), and Education (130 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 167 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St Catherine University was Registered Nursing with 167 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

87
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,312
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 87 degrees were awarded to men at St Catherine University, which is 0.0663 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,312).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at St Catherine University in Occupational Therapist Assistant, which is 0.105 times less than the 181 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 212 degrees were awarded to men at St Catherine University in Registered Nursing, which is 12.5 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%
100% Completion Time
68%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 55% of students graduating from St Catherine University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at St Catherine University is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 1.14% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    932 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    144 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    115 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St Catherine University is white (932 degrees awarded). There were 6.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (144 degrees).

2.64% of degree recipients (37 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    881 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    135 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    105 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at St Catherine University is white female (881 degrees awarded). There were 6.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (135 degrees).

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Operations

St Catherine University has an endowment valued at nearly $133M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−11.1%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, St Catherine University had a total salary expenditure of 99.3M. St Catherine University employs 120 Assistant professors, 72 Associate professors and 32 Professors. Most academics at St Catherine University are Female Assistant professor (103), Female Associate professor (58), and Female Professor (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Catherine University are: Management, with 94 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 90 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 56 employees.

Endowment

$133M
2022 Endowment
7.48%
decline from 2021

St Catherine University has an endowment valued at about $133M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of St Catherine University declined 7.48% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $86.6M 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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Salary Expenditure

$44.1M
2022 Salaries
1.85%
decline from 2021

In 2022, St Catherine University paid a median of $44.1M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($99.3M) and a 1.85% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.5M
Instructional Salaries
227
Number of Employees

In 2022, St Catherine University paid a total of $16.5M to 227 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
120 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
94 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at St Catherine University were Assistant professor with 120 employees, Associate professor with 72 employees, and Professor with 32 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Catherine University were Management with 94 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 90 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 56 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St Catherine University was Female Assistant professor with 103 employees, Female Associate professor with 58 employees, and Female Professor with 23 employees.

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