Quick Facts

Affiliation: Catholic 
President: Dr. Julie Sullivan (2013- )
Founded: In 1885 in St. Paul, Minn., by Archbishop John Ireland.
Type: Catholic comprehensive urban university
Enrollment (fall 2016): 9,983 total: 6,111 undergraduate and 3,872 graduate students
Coeducational: Since 1977. Total enrollment: 51 percent men and 49 percent women. Undergraduate enrollment: 54 percent men and 46 percent women.
Students of color: 15 percent of undergraduates and 20 percent of the graduate student population.
International students: 545 international students (172 undergraduates and 373 graduate students from 65 countries
Tuition: $38,720 (undergraduate 2016-2017); Tuition for graduate and professional programs is charged on a per credit basis and varies based on selected program of study
Room and meals: $9,760 is average (2016-2017)
Financial aid: Received by more than 90 percent of first-year students. Financial aid for graduate study also is available.
Student-faculty ratio: 14:1
Average class size: 21 (undergraduate) and 19 (graduate)
Undergraduate degrees and majors: Students may choose from more than 90 majors and 60 minors in a variety of degrees including bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of music, bachelor of science in mechanical engineering or a bachelor of science in electrical engineering. A new associate of arts degree will be offered through the Dougherty Family College, starting fall 2017.
Graduate degrees: More than 60 graduate degrees in a dozen subject areas.
Academic divisions: Eight academic divisions: College of Education, Leadership, and Counseling - Education (bachelor's, master's, specialist, doctorate) and Professional Psychology (master's and doctorate); College of Arts and Sciences (bachelor's and master's); Opus College of Business (bachelor's and master's); School of Engineering (bachelor's and master's); Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity (master's); School of Law (juris doctor); School of Social Work (bachelor's and master's); Dougherty Family College (associate of arts degree)