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Graduation Rate

Graduation rate after six years for undergraduate baccalaureate programs (four year degrees) and after three years for associate programs (two year degrees). These rates are only for full-time students who enrolled at St. Catherine University as degree-seeking college students for the first time. The rates do not include students who began their college careers at another institution and do not include students who enrolled as part-time students during their initial term of enrollment.

Transfer-Out Rate

Students who began their four year or two year degree programs as full-time students at St. Catherine and subsequently enrolled in another college or university.

Rates

  • Six-year graduation rate (4-year average 2011–2014): 58%

  • Transfer-out rate (4-year average 2011–2014): 32%.

The above rates represent an average of the last four reporting years (students who began college between 2009–2012) and include all first-time, full-time undergraduate students, including those in the University's baccalaureate and associate degree programs.

Graduation Rate for Students Pursuing Baccalaureate Degrees
For the most recent reporting year (students who began in 2012), the graduation rate for the baccalaureate programs was 59% and the transfer-out rate was 30%.


Professional Licensure Disclosures

Degree programs that are intended to result in professional licensure and certification are designed to meet the educational requirements for the state of Minnesota.

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Student Outcomes

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.

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

ACADEMIC YEAR

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Graduated in 4 Years or Less 44.4% 39.2% 37.5% 37.4% 40.3% 41.7% 37.0% 43.3% 45.9% 52.5% 47.0% 44.9%
Graduated in 5 Years 61.0% 53.4% 57.6% 56.1% 57.8% 61.4% 54.3%

57.0%

60.9% 66.3% 57.8%  
Graduated in 6 Years or More 65.5% 59.2% 61.0% 59.6% 63.8% 64.1% 58.1% 58.8% 63.3% 68.7%    
Percent Still Enrolled                   1.2% 2.8 % 16.8%
N 351 365 349 361 412 420 370 400 368 415 396 410

 

College for Women—Transfer Students

ACADEMIC YEAR 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Students in Cohort 254 265 248 232 242 208 177 186 208
Graduated (BA/BS) Under 3 Years 69 56 46 53 62 60 65 63 24
Graduated (BA/BS) 3–4 Years 48 59 51 55 64 47 45 9  
Graduated (BA/BS) 4–5 Years 29 28 22 23 22 18 4    
Graduated (BA/BS) 5+ Years 13 13 12 9 5 4      
Total Graduated with BA/BS 156 156 129 137 149 109 71 11 24
Percent Graduated (BA/BS) 61.4% 58.9% 52.0% 59.1% 61.6% 52.4% 40.1% 5.9% 11.5%
Total Graduated Associate Degree 3 8 3 2 1
Percent Graduated (any degree) 63.0% 61.9% 53.2% 60.3% 61.6% 52.4% 40.1% 5.9% 11.5%
Enrolled Fall 2018 1 1 2 1 4 2 10 49 127
Percent Still Enrolled 0.4% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4% 1.7% 1.0% 5.6% 26.3% 61.1%

 

Athlete Graduation Rates

ACADEMIC YEAR

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Graduated in 4 Years or Less 52.0% 61.4% 50.0% 50.0% 53.9% 70.4% 43.3% 52.1% 55.6% 60.0% 71.9% 65.2%
Graduated in 5 Years or Less 72.0% 75.0% 66.7% 62.5% 75.0% 96.3% 61.7% 68.8% 71.1% 73.3% 78.9%  
Graduated in 6 Years or Less 74.0% 81.8% 68.5% 68.8% 76.9% 96.3% 63.3% 68.8% 75.6% 73.3%    
Enrolled                   0.0% 0.0% 6.5%
N 50 44 54 48 52 27 60 48 45 60 57 46

 

College for Adults—Bachelor's Degree Students

ACADEMIC YEAR 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Students in Cohort 170 191 182 131 75 91 97 81 68
Graduated (BA/BS) Under 3 Years 41 47 41 21 13 17 27 26 15
Graduated (BA/BS) 3–4 Years 35 22 25 18 18 16 16 5  
Graduated (BA/BS) 4–5 Years 17 19 12 17 9 11 6    
Graduated (BA/BS) 5+ Years 23 19 25 8 5 3      
Total Graduated with BA/BS 116 107 103 64 45 47 49 31 15
Percent Graduated (BA/BS) 68.2% 56.0% 56.6% 48.9% 60.0% 51.6% 50.5% 38.3% 22.1%
Total Graduated Associate Degree 9 12 13 9 2 2 1 2
Percent Graduated (any degree) 73.5% 62.3% 63.7% 55.7% 62.7% 53.8% 50.5% 39.5% 25.0%
Enrolled Fall 2017 1 1 2 3 1 8 7 16 30
Percent Still Enrolled 0.6% 0.5% 1.1% 2.3% 1.3% 8.8% 7.2% 19.8% 44.1%

 

 

College for Adults—Associate Degree Students

ACADEMIC YEAR 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Students in Cohort 375 364 413 431 381 385 340 185 170
Graduated Under 2 Years 37 29 43 48 37 18 6 5 4
Graduated 2–3 Years 114 105 115 110 100 128 116 47 8
Graduated 3–4 Years 71 41 65 56 60 54 42 20  
Graduated 4+ Years 13 12 12 20 21 15 3    
Total Graduated—Associate 235 187 235 234 218 215 167 72 12
Percent Graduated (Associate) 62.7% 51.4% 56.9% 54.3% 57.2% 55.8% 49.1% 38.9% 7.1%
Graduated (BA/BS) 9 12 9 19 6 8
Percent Graduated (Any Degree) 65.1% 54.7% 59.1% 58.7% 58.8% 57.9% 49.1% 38.9% 7.1%
Enrolled Fall 2017 1 2 3 8 22 67
Percent Still Enrolled 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.5% 0.0% 0.8% 2.4% 11.9% 39.4%

 

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%

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
1 Year 77.8% 83.7% 83.8% 83.2% 78.5% 77.7% 86.3% 81.1% 80.7% 78.6% 80.4% 81.8%
2 Year 69.1% 75.2% 73.6% 73.2% 67.0% 67.9% 75.7% 72.0% 72.4% 71.6% 68.6%  
3 Year 62.6% 68.0% 66.0% 65.7% 63.0% 61.8% 67.7% 63.1% 67.1% 63.0%    
N 361 412 420 370 400 368 415 396 410 387 398 329

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%

Graduates Employment Rates 12 Months Post-Graduation*

  Associate Degree Bachelor’s Degree Graduate Degree Overall
Percent Employed 78% 93% 98% 94%
Number Employed (Number Responding)

28

(36)

131

(141)

127

(129)

297

(317)

* Source: 2019 St. Catherine University Alumni Survey. Measure includes part-time and full-time employment, volunteering/public service, and continuing education.

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.