Saint John's University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Saint John's University, Minnesota
Saint John's University, Minnesota. TLPOSCHARSKY / Flickr

Saint John's University Admissions Overview:

Students interested in applying to Saint John's should note that the school has an acceptance rate of 88%--students with good grades and test scores have a good chance of being admitted to the school. Prospective students, in order to apply, will need to submit an application along with high school transcripts and scores from either the SAT or the ACT. Both tests are accepted equally, so applicants should submit their scores from their preferred test.

Optional additional materials include a teacher recommendation and a written personal essay. If you have any questions or concerns about the admissions process, feel free to contact the admissions office for assistance.

Admissions Data (2016):

Saint John's University Description:

Saint John's University is a private Catholic university for men located in Collegeville, a small town in central Minnesota. Saint John's has a strong partnership with the nearby College of Saint Benedict, a women's college.

The two schools share a single curriculum, and classes are co-educational. Saint John's has an impressive 2,700-acre campus that includes wetlands, lakes, prairie, forest, and hiking trails. Students receive a lot of personal attention -- the university has a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio and a median class size of 20.

The university has high retention and graduation rates, and the school also has strong job and graduate school placement rates. In athletics, the Saint John's Johnnies compete in the NCAA Division III Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Enrollment (2015):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,869 (1,742 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 100% Male / 0% Female
  • 98% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $41,732
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,892
  • Other Expenses: $1,400
  • Total Cost: $54,024

Saint John's University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 66%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $26,541
    • Loans: $8,669

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Economics, English, Political Science

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 72%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 79%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Football, Soccer, Golf, Basketball, Hockey, Wrestling, Tennis, Swimming and Diving

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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