St Catherine University Trade Programs
St Catherine University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Saint Paul is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
St Catherine University Rankings
St. Kate's is ranked #83 out of 1,831 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2022 Best Colleges list. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. Out of the 47 colleges in Minnesota, it is ranked at #7.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
St. Kate's has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at St. Kate's.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards St. Kate's has earned from around the web.
|#4||Best Occupational Therapist Assistant Schools||College Factual|
|#5||Best Physical Therapy Assistant Schools||College Factual|
|#16||Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools||College Factual|
|#34||Best Associate Degree Schools||Course Advisor|
|#43||Best Respiratory Care Therapy Schools||College Factual|
|#190||Best Allied Health Professions Schools||College Factual|
Where Is St Catherine University?
Contact details for St. Kate's are given below.
|Address:||2004 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105|
Can I Afford St. Kate’s?
|In State||Out of State|
|Books and Supplies||$1,000||$1,000|
|On Campus Room and Board||$9,100||$9,100|
|On Campus Other Expenses||$2,350||$2,350|
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At St. Kate's, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $7,025 a year. That adds up to $28,100 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at St. Kate's is 2.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
St Catherine University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,294 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,898 full-time undergraduates at St. Kate's, 2% are male and 98% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of St Catherine University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||218|
|Hispanic or Latino||203|
Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at St Catherine University. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 23 countries are represented at St. Kate's. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe, and Nepal.
Online Learning at St Catherine University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at St. Kate's has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Growth Rankings of St. Kate’s
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at St Catherine University was 61.5%. This is the #454 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at St. Kate's regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of St. Kate's majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||7%|
|Occupational Therapist Assistant||11%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at St. Kate's ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at St. Kate's.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Occupational Therapist Assistant||#1|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||#13|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
St Catherine University Trade School Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Occupational Therapist Assistant||205||0||205|
|Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapy||28||11||39|
|Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician||14||9||23|
|Physical Therapy Assistant||22||0||22|
|Respiratory Care Therapy||0||13||13|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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