College Of St Catherine

College Of St Catherine

The College of St. Catherine is a private Catholic women's college located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It was established in 1905 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. It was named after Saint Catherine of Alexandria. The college enrolls more than 5,000 students every semester. St. Kate's offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

St. Kate's campus is home to a large number of clubs and organizations. Some of them are Pi Sigma Epsilon Business Club, the Graduate Student Advisory Board and Phi Beta Kappa. The college is a NCAA Division III school. It is a part of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and its sports teams are nicknamed the Wildcats.

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College of St Catherine
2004 Randolph Ave
Saint Paul , MN 55105
General Phone: (651) 690-6000

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College of St Catherine Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine294registered nursing
Education and Teaching195education, elementary school teaching, Montessori teaching, music teaching
Family and Social Work136foodservice management, social work
Business and Management126business management, accounting, organizational behavior, MIS, sales
Liberal Arts113women's studies, Japanese language, French language, Spanish language, sign language translation, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, library science, ...
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy102exercise science, health and fitness, occupational therapist assistant, occupational therapy, alternative medicine
Therapy and Counseling67psychology, physical therapist assistant, physical therapy
Medical Support and Technology62medical coding, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, hematology tech
Religion and Philosophy31philosophy, religion, theology, pastoral counseling
Science29biology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry
Media20communication studies, journalism
Medical Administration15medical records admin, medical records tech, medical billing
Art Studies10art studies
Construction Trades10apparel and textiles
Computer Science and Engineering6information science
Fine Arts4art history and criticism
Drama and Performing Arts4drama
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and safety

Number of programs and degrees for College of St Catherine in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree51847
Master's degree3468
Postbaccalaureate certificate10011
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years274
Associate's degree1917
Award of less than 1 academic year212
Doctor's degree - professional practice251

College of St Catherine Student Body

In 2007-2008, College of St Catherine had a total enrollment of 5,238 students (3,992 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 4%
Women 96%
Full-Time 94%
Part-Time 6%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 72%
Graduate 28%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 76%
Black 8%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 14%
20-21 15%
22-24 15%
25-29 19%
30-34 11%
35-39 7%
40-49 13%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)2%
North Dakota1%

College of St Catherine Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 78 %
Part-Time 78 %

College of St Catherine Room and Board (2007)

College of St Catherine offers campus housing for 910 of its 3,992 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of St. Paul, Minnesota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Minnesota Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

College of St Catherine Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1925
ACT Math1724
ACT Composite1925

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT4%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT93%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

College of St Catherine Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 27,414
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 27,414
Room and board $ 7,090
Room charge $ 3,950
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,140
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 2,000

Financial Aid:
College of St Catherine participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 234200)

College of St Catherine Faculty

College of St Catherine has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*1*
Associate professorcalendar year3$80,7442*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year2*3$60,399
All faculty totalcalendar year5$72,0717$73,534

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year13$78,20725$74,166
Associate professoracademic year22$60,90160$60,100
Assistant professoracademic year14$48,952104$50,481
Instructoracademic year0*21$42,828
All faculty totalacademic year49$62,078210$55,284

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

College of St Catherine Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

College of St Catherine Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General
Organizational Behavior Studies
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Construction Trades
Apparel and Textiles, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Montessori Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education

Family And Social Work
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Liberal Arts
Applied Economics
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
International Economics
International Relations and Affairs
Japanese Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Assistant/Technician
Library Science/Librarianship
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Political Science and Government, General
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Women's Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Hematology Technology/Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems, Other
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Religion And Philosophy
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religion/Religious Studies
Theology/Theological Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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