Resources › For Students and Parents St. Catherine University Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print St. Catherine University. Bobak / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated November 07, 2017 St. Catherine University Admissions Overview: In 2016, St. Catherine University had an acceptance rate of 91%; it's admissions are largely open. Applicants with solid grades and test scores within or above the averages listed below have a good chance of being admitted to the school. To apply, prospective students will need to submit an application, along with high school transcripts, scores from the SAT or ACT, a letter of recommendation, and a personal essay. For complete requirements and information about applying, be sure to visit the school's website. And, if you have any additional questions, the admissions office at St. Kate's is available to help. Admissions Data (2016): St. Catherine University Acceptance Rate: 91%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 495 / 595SAT Math: 480 / 585SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 19 / 25ACT English: 18 / 25ACT Math: 18 / 24What these ACT numbers mean St. Catherine University Description: St. Catherine University (formerly called the College of St. Catherine) is a private Catholic university for women located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The school has a second campus in Minneapolis. St. Kate's frequently ranks highly among master's-level universities in the Midwest. Professional areas of study such as business, education and health are the most popular among undergraduates. The university has an 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 20. Outside of the classroom, students can take part in a range of clubs and other extracurricular activities, including academic clubs, leadership organizations, religious groups, and performing arts ensembles. In athletics, the St. Kate Wildcats compete in the NCAA Division III Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 4,786 (3,176 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 4% Male / 96% Female64% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $36,820Books: $1,000 (why so much?)Room and Board: $9,010Other Expenses: $2,350Total Cost: $49,180 St. Catherine University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 99%Loans: 76%Average Amount of AidGrants: $24,710Loans: $7,845 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Elementary Education, Management, Nursing, Psychology, Sales, Social Work Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81%Transfer Out Rate: 29%4-Year Graduation Rate: 45%6-Year Graduation Rate: 65% Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Women's Sports: Basketball, Dance, Golf, Softball, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Hockey, Swimming More Minnesota Colleges - Information and Admissions Data: Augsburg | Bethel | Carleton | Concordia College Moorhead | Concordia University Saint Paul | Crown | Gustavus Adolphus | Hamline | Macalester | Minnesota State Mankato | North Central | Northwestern College | Saint Benedict | St. Catherine | Saint John's | Saint Mary's | St. Olaf | St. Scholastica | St. Thomas | UM Crookston | UM Duluth | UM Morris | UM Twin Cities | Winona State St. Catherine University Mission Statement: read the complete mission statement at https://www2.stkate.edu/about "St. Catherine University educates students to lead and influence. Inspired by its visionary founding in 1905 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, more than a century later the University serves diverse students, with a baccalaureate college for women at its heart and graduate and associate programs for women and men..."