University Facts

The University is named for St. Catherine of Alexandria, the 4th-century Egyptian philosopher who suffered martyrdom for her faith.


1905

founded in St. Paul by the sisters of st. joseph of carondelet

1905

founded in St. Paul by the sisters of st. joseph of carondelet

1911

upper-division college courses were first offered

1911

upper-division college courses were first offered

1917

fully accredited by north central assoc. of colleges and schools

1917

fully accredited by north central assoc. of colleges and schools

St. Kate's by the numbers...

Overview

St. Kate's School Nickname
Katies Student Nickname
ReBecca Roloff President
15TH U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking among Midwest Regional Universities
Wildcats Team Name
Katie Cat Mascot
Purple and Gold Colors

Classroom

11:1 Student / Faculty Ratio
17 Traditional Undergraduate: Average Class Size
12 Adult Bachelor's: Average Class Size
15 Associate: Average Class Size
18 Graduate: Average Class Size
335 Ranked Faculty Members
81.1% Full-Time First-Year Day Baccalaureate Retention; 1 Year (Fall 2014–Fall 2015, N=4)
25 Number of Honor Societies at St. Catherine University

Enrollment

4,786 Total Enrollment
1,956 Traditional Undergraduate Students
318 Adult Bachelor's Students
671 Associate Students
231 RN to BS Students
1,610 Graduate Students

Undergraduate Students

32.7% Multicultural
62.1% Traditional Age Students (18–22)
84.9% from Minnesota
96.4% Women
69.2% First-Time First-Year Students Living on Campus
33.1% First-Generation

Baccalaureate Graduates

602 Graduates
66% Completed an Internship or Clinical Experience
22% Studied Abroad
80% Took at Least One Course with a Service Learning Component
7% Completed a Double Major
34.5% Nursing
6.2% Public Health
5.8% Social Work
4% Business Administration
3.7% Psychology
3.7% Exercise and Sport Science

Location

5 and 7 The St. Paul campus is 5 miles from downtown St. Paul, 7 miles from downtown Minneapolis.
2 The Minneapolis campus is located two miles east of downtown Minneapolis.
44°55.555 N, 093°10.970 W Longitude + Latitude of the St. Paul Campus Quad

2 campuses

St. Paul

110 wooded acres in the Highland Park neighborhood, a central location between both downtowns.
Location for most day, evening/weekend, and graduate program classes.

Minneapolis

Urban campus is on the west bank of the Mississippi River, near several major healthcare facilities.
Specializes in healthcare and human services programs at all degree levels.