College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University
College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University were individually established in separate times in history, but both were deeply rooted in a Catholic Benedictine tradition. College of Saint Benedict was founded in 1913 initially to serve the needs of the German immigrant families in central Minnesota. Founded in 1857, Saint John's University, on the other hand, is among the Midwest's oldest institutions of education.
Today, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University joins each other in providing students the experience of studying in a large university while still enjoying the benefits of a close-knit community in a top-ranked small college. With two campuses located just six miles apart from each other, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University together attract more than 3,500 students from 37 states and 27 countries around the world each year. It offers bachelor's degrees in over 70 majors and minors in more than 60 areas of study, as well as master's degree programs in theology studies. Both campuses offers a variety of housing options for freshmen and upperclassmen alike, with 6 residence halls that can accommodate more than 1,000 residents on the College of Saint Benedict campus; and 23 halls, apartments, and townhouses on the Saint John's University campus.
- Minimum GPA 3.00
- Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
- Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
- Minimum SAT 1380
- Minimum ACT 21