Student Success Information

View data on student outcomes, including graduation rates, licensure rates, and employment rates.

Note: Undergraduate cohorts are new students who enrolled in St. Catherine University either during Fall or Spring of the academic year. Graduate cohorts are new students who enrolled at St. Catherine University during the Summer, Fall, or Spring of the academic year.

Graduation Rates

College for Women—Full-Time, First-Year Students

Academic Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Students in Cohort 368 422 428 375 406
Graduated in 4 Years or Less 136 166 175 138 176
Graduated in 5 Years 71 76 84 64 56
Graduated in 6 Years or More 15 31 19 15 1
Total Graduated with BA/BS 222 273 278 217 233
Percent Graduated (BA/BS) 60.3% 64.7% 65.0% 57.9% 57.4%
Total Graduated Associate Degree 2 3 5 1 3
Percent Graduated (any degree) 60.9% 65.4% 66.1% 58.1% 58.1%
Enrolled Fall 2017
3 9 7 11
Percent Still Enrolled 0.0% 0.7% 2.1% 1.9% 2.7%

College for Women—Transfer Students

Academic Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Students in Cohort 254 265 248 232 242 208 177 186
Graduated (BA/BS) Under 3 Years 69 56 46 53 62 60 65 11
Graduated (BA/BS) 3–4 Years 48 59 51 55 64 47 6
Graduated (BA/BS) 4–5 Years 29 28 22 23 22 2

Graduated (BA/BS) 5+ Years 10 13 10 6 1


Total Graduated with BA/BS 156 156 129 137 149 109 71 11
Percent Graduated (BA/BS) 61.4% 58.9% 52.0% 59.1% 61.6% 52.4% 40.1% 5.9%
Total Graduated Associate Degree 4 8 3 3



Percent Graduated (any degree) 63.0% 61.9% 53.2% 60.3% 61.6% 52.4% 40.1% 5.9%
Enrolled Fall 2017 1 1 3 3 2 17 50 118
Percent Still Enrolled 0.4% 0.4% 1.2% 1.3% 0.8% 8.2% 28.2% 63.4%

College for Adults—Bachelor's Degree Students

Academic Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Students in Cohort 170 191 182 131 75 91 97 81
Graduated (BA/BS) Under 3 Years 41 47 41 21 13 17 27 9
Graduated (BA/BS) 3–4 Years 35 22 25 18 18 16 3
Graduated (BA/BS) 4–5 Years 17 19 12 17 9 1

Graduated (BA/BS) 5+ Years 20 16 23 5



Total Graduated with BA/BS 113 104 101 61 40 34 30 9
Percent Graduated (BA/BS) 66.5% 54.5% 55.5% 46.6% 53.3% 37.4% 30.9% 11.1%
Total Graduated Associate Degree 8 14 13 9 2 1
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Percent Graduated (any degree) 71.2% 61.8% 62.6% 53.4% 56.0% 38.5% 30.9% 12.3%
Enrolled Fall 2017 1 2 1 6 6 19 30 35
Percent Still Enrolled 0.6% 1.0% 0.5% 4.6% 8.0% 20.9% 30.9% 43.2%

College for Adults—Associate Degree Students

Academic Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Students in Cohort 375 364 413 431 381 385 340 185
Graduated Under 2 Years 37 29 43 48 37 18 6 5
Graduated 2–3 Years 114 105 115 110 100 128 116
Graduated 3–4 Years 71 41 65 56 60 54 1
Graduated 4+ Years 13 12 12 19 20


Total Graduated—Associate 235 187 235 233 217 200 123 5
Percent Graduated (Associate) 62.7% 51.4% 56.9% 54.1% 57.0% 51.9% 36.2% 2.7%
Graduated (BA/BS) 8 12 9 18 3 4

Percent Graduated (Any Degree) 64.8% 54.7% 59.1% 58.2% 57.7% 53.0% 36.2% 2.7%
Enrolled Fall 2017 1

4 4 20 56 92
Percent Still Enrolled 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 1.0% 5.2% 16.5% 49.7%

Graduate College Students

Academic Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Students in Cohort 440 439 385 411 403 478 470
Graduated by Fall 2017 360 363 322 308 333 388 343
Percent Graduated 81.8% 82.7% 83.6% 74.9% 82.6% 81.2% 73.0%
Enrolled Fall 2017
1 2 5 16 25 50
Percent Still Enrolled 0.0% 0.2% 0.5% 1.2% 4.0% 5.2% 10.6%

College for Women Post-Bachelor's Advanced Degree Attainment

Graduation Year 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15
Number of Graduates 403 403 384 373 365 422 404 395
Earned Graduate Degree by Fall 2017 97 101 87 61 57 57 51 32
Percent Earning Graduate Degrees 24.1% 25.1% 22.7% 16.4% 15.6% 13.5% 12.6% 8.1%

Post-Graduation Employment

Source: 2016 Alumnae Survey

College for Women College for Adults (Associate) College for Adults (Bachelor's) Graduate College Overall
Employed within 12 Months 90% 92% 88% 92% 91%
Current Employment Relates to Major or Program of Study 80% 86% 89% 83% 84%

Licensure and Retention Rates

Some degree programs require examinations for certification or licensure to practice in the field. Select a subject area below to view licensure and certification rates for that program.


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