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The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University are located on secure campuses west of St. Cloud, a metropolitan area of 190,000 in central Minnesota, 120 kilometers northwest of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul.

SJU is set among 961 hectares of rolling woodland and seven lakes. CSB is set on 246 hectares in the town of St. Joseph, 6.5 kilometers from SJU. The two campuses are linked by free shuttle service (campus link) throughout the day and late into the night. Transportation to St. Cloud and the Twin Cities is readily available.

Normal temperatures in January range from -12ºC to -1ºC (10ºF to 30ºF). Normal July temperatures range from 21ºC to 32ºC (70ºF to 90ºF). The area is noted for its many lakes, rivers and woodlands.

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