St. Catherine University
Women from 31 countries are currently students among the 3,727 undergraduates at St. Catherine. The university has a tradition of enrolling talented international students - global education and cross-cultural understanding are an important part of a St. Catherine education.
Home of the largest undergraduate college for women in the USA, St. Catherine University is big enough to provide lots of opportunities, but personal enough to help you learn effectively. The faculty-student ratio is 1:12. Classes are engaging and lively, emphasizing participation and high achievement. Every student has opportunities to participate in internships, fieldwork or other educational activities outside of class.
After graduation, our international graduates have found jobs with companies such as the World Bank, United Nations, Cargill, Target, 3M and embassies worldwide.
St. Catherine has been ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s Top Midwestern Universities every year since 2000 to the present. St. Catherine was the first Catholic college in the USA to be awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, a prestigious national honor society.
Students can live on campus in one of seven residence halls or two apartment buildings. Every room in the residence halls is wired for the internet and each building has a computer lab.
At St. Catherine, you can explore your interests through more than 50 student groups, 24 honor societies, three student publications, an active student government, several musical ensembles, theater productions, and various volunteer projects.
St. Catherine offers all international students on-campus jobs and many receive scholarships. Scholarships range between $2,000 - $16,000 annually. Students can earn $2,500 per year through an on-campus job. Scholarships are awarded only upon entrance to the college, and are based on prior academic performance and financial need.
Tuition and Fees
- Effective Term: 2009 - 2010 Academic Year
- Tuition: 28,480
- Room and Board: 7,588
- Estimated Additional Expenses: 3,038
- Average Financial Aid Awarded to International Students: 14,844
- Fees: 378
- Total Undergraduates: 3,727
- Graduate Enrollment: 1,474
- Fall Application Deadline: March 15
- Spring Application Deadline: October 15
- Application Fee: 20
- Application Website: http://minerva.stkate.edu/ugradapps.n...
- Tests Required for International Students: TOEFL, Graduate students see our website
- Other Tests Accepted: SAT
- Setting: Urban
- City Size: Large
- Type of School: University
- Public/Private: Private
- Gender: Women
- Religious Affiliation: Catholic
- Calendar: Semester
- Services for International Students: On-campus Summer Housing, International Student Advisor , Special International Student Orientation Program
- 2004 Randolph Avenue, F-29
- Saint Paul, MN 55105
- Admissions Contact Name: Aimee Thostenson