At a Glance
- Catholic Benedictine Sponsorship
- Academic Programs
- Student/Faculty Ratio
- Female/Male Ratio for students
- Residential Life
- Graduation Rate
- Geographic Facts
- Student Activities
- Computer Facilities
- International Study
Benedictine men and women are actively involved on both campuses as teachers, administrators and role models. 60 percent of students are Catholic; students of all faiths are welcome.
309 full-time; 68 part-time. 85 percent of full-time faculty have the highest degree in their field. 100 percent of classes are taught by faculty members.
More than 60 areas of study with 38 majors and 33 minor programs. Semester schedule. Liberal arts curriculum. Bachelor of arts, bachelor of science in nursing.
Female/Male Student Ratio
Percentage women: 53; percentage men: 47
First-year enrollment: 1,035; total undergraduate enrollment (fulltime equivalent): 3,860
87 percent of first-year students return to CSB and SJU for their sophomore year.
Through a four-year residency program, nearly all students live on campus.
80 percent of CSB/SJU students complete their degree; more than 90 percent of those graduates finish within four years. Nationally, the six-year completion rate is 65 percent of all private college students and 56 percent of public college students. (U.S. Department of Education)
CSB and SJU students come from 40 different states.
Multicultural percentage: 11.6 percent; international percentage: 5.7 percent; number of countries represented: 34; number of international students: 220.
Varsity sports: 11 at CSB, 12 at SJU; club sports: 21; intramural sports: 10-15; clubs and organizations: 65
Typically, 20 percent of all graduates go directly to graduate school. 76 percent of graduates have found career-related positions or entered service work.
100 percent of residence hall rooms are wired to high-speed campus network backbone. Every residence hall has a computer cluster with access to the same applications as those in classrooms, labs and access areas. Computer access areas are available for student use seven days a week, with modern PCs and laser printers. Wireless access is available in all academic buildings including both libraries, most inner campus outdoor green spaces and the majority of residence hall lounges.
We offer 20 semester-long, faculty-led international study programs: Australia, Austria, Chile, China, England, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Spain and South Africa. In addition, the colleges sponsor over 20 short-term international programs around the world each year. CSB and SJU rank second nationally in semester-long study abroad participation among baccalaureate institutions for total number of study abroad students. Fully, 55 percent of all CSB/SJU students will participate in one of the colleges' semester-long programs.