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Saint John's University
Collegeville, MN
Saint John's University is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded in 1857, it is a coordinate with College of Saint Benedict, for women. Its 2,400-acre campus is located in Collegeville, 75 miles north of Minneapolis.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,754
   Women Not reported
   Men 1,754 (100.0%)
Graduate Students 95
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 88% of 1,457 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.45
SAT Math 530 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 520 average
480-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities X      
Cost of Attendance $54,024
  Tuition and Fees $41,732
  Room and Board $9,892
Average Percent of Need Met 93%
Average Freshman Award $33,080
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 139
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Collegeville Population 3,343
Nearest Metropolitan Area Minneapolis-St. Paul
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 90% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.9% Asian
4.8% Black/African-American
7.9% Hispanic/Latino
0.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.1% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students 4.3% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning 89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 71.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 82%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 12.0%