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

St. Catherine of Alexandria St. Catherine of Alexandria

Classroom

10:1 Student / Faculty Ratio
18 College for Women: Average Class Size
13 College for Adults, Bachelor's: Average Class Size
16 College for Adults, Associate: Average Class Size
340 Ranked Faculty Members
80.7% Full-Time, First-Time/First-Year College for Women Retention; 1 Year (Fall 2016–Fall 2017, N=331)
25 Number of Honor Societies at St. Catherine University

Enrollment

4,724 Total Enrollment
1,910 College for Women
576 College for Adults, Bachelor's
672 College for Adults, Associate
1,566 Graduate College

Undergraduate Students

34% Multicultural
60% Traditional Age Students (18–22)
81% from Minnesota
96% Women
69% First-Time First-Year Students Living on Campus
32.5% First-Generation

2016–2017 Baccalaureate Graduates

657 Graduates
74% Completed an Internship, Clinical Experience or Practicum
23% Studied Abroad
78% Took at Least One Course with a Service Learning Component
6% Completed a Double Major
32.2% Nursing
6.6% Public Health
6.6% Social Work
3.5% Psychology
3.5% Accounting
3% Biology

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.