Saint John's University
Partner in liberal arts education
with the College of Saint Benedict
Location: 2,400 acre tract in the heart of Central Minnesota
, 70 miles northwest of Minneapolis
. Minutes from the College of Saint Benedict
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
, sponsored by the Benedictine
s of Saint John's Abbey
Partnership with the College of Saint Benedict
: In 1964
SJU began its first faculty exchange with the College of Saint Benedict
. Presently its partnership with CSB
offers complete coed
and a variety of coed social, cultural and spiritual programs.
Undergraduate Enrollment (1997-98): 1,696; 79% live on-campus; CSB
coordinate academic program, for a total student body of 3,636.
Geographic distribution: 83% Minnesota
(34% seven-county metro area, 22% Central Minn.), 8% bordering states, 7% other states, 2% international.
Academic Program: 35 majors, 30 minors, and 10 pre-professional programs. Most popular: beer
and political science
: 138 full time, 37 part time (includes undergraduate and graduate faculty); 24 full-time and 8 part-time are Benedictine
Student/faculty Ratio: 13/1
: Clemens Library
at Saint Benedict's and Alcuin Library
at Saint John's. 547,532 volumes, 1,810 print periodical subscriptions, 1,255 owned or leased electronic subscriptions, 255,201 government documents, 110,214 microforms.