St. Norbert College Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

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St. Norbert College Admissions Overview:

St. Norbert had an acceptance rate of 81% in 2016; the school is generally accessible to the majority of applicants each year. Students interested in applying to St. Norbert will need to submit an application, official high school transcripts, scores from the SAT or ACT, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement. For complete information about applying, including important requirements and deadlines, be sure to visit the school's website, or contact a member of the admissions team at St. Norbert.

Admissions Data (2016):

St. Norbert College Description:

St. Norbert College sits on the banks of the Fox River in De Pere, Wisconsin. Green Bay is just five miles to the north. This Catholic liberal arts college focuses on the development of the whole person: intellectual, personal and spiritual. Students come from 32 states and 32 countries, and they can choose from over 30 majors (among undergraduates, business and education are the most popular fields). Academics at St. Norbert are supported by a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 22. Highly motivated students should look into the Honors Program with its living-living community and small, honors-only seminars. On the student life front, the college has over 60 student clubs and organizations including many honor societies, musical groups, and fraternities and sororities. In athletics, the St. Norbert College Green Knights compete in the NCAA Division III Midwest Conference. The college fields nine men's and eleven women's varsity sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,180 (2,096 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 97% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $35,381
  • Books: $950 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,144
  • Other Expenses: $1,100
  • Total Cost: $46,575

St. Norbert College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 69%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $20,580
    • Loans: $8,305

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business, Communication and Media Studies, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, History, Political Science, Psychology.

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 86%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 22%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 68%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 73%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Tennis, Soccer, Baseball, Football, Basketball, Golf, Ice Hockey
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Golf, Volleyball, Tennis, Hockey, Soccer, Softball

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St. Norbert College Mission Statement:

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"St. Norbert College, a Catholic liberal arts college embracing the Norbertine ideal of communio, provides an educational environment that fosters intellectual, spiritual and personal development."

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