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 2017): 9,978 total: 6,199 undergraduate - including 107 students in the Dougherty Family College (DFC) - and 3,679 graduate students
Coeducational: Since 1977. In 2017-2018, total 51 percent men and 49 percent women. Undergraduate enrollment: 54 percent men and 46 percent women.
Students of color: 15 percent of undergraduates and 22 percent of the graduate student population
International students: 567 international students (166 undergraduates, 3 from DFC and 398 graduate students) from 65 countries
Tuition: $40,244 (undergraduate 2017-2018). Tuition for graduate and professional programs is charged on a per-credit basis and varies by program of study.
Estimated room and meals: $10,054 is average (2017-2018) for undergraduates
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. An associate of arts degree is offered through the Dougherty Family College.
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)

To read a more in-depth review of fall 2017, visit the Newsroom.