College of St. Benedict Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at College of St. Benedict is 12:1, and the school has 56.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at College of St. Benedict include: Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Elementary Education and Teaching; Psychology, General; Rhetoric and Composition; and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 88.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 14%
Elementary Education and Teaching 11%
Psychology, General 10%
Rhetoric and Composition 10%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 9%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Service learning 69%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 41%
Learning communities 100%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 89%
4-year graduation rate 74%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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