Located on 2,400 acres of woodlands and lakes in central Minnesota, Saint John's University is the ideal setting for groups both large and small.
Saint John's physical setting lends a quiet beauty to campus. The buildings reflect its rich 150 year history and a 1,500 year Benedictine heritage. Wildlife is plentiful. Birds, deer and other animals make their home in the woods surrounding the campus, which is a state game refuge. It is a peaceful environment, conducive to reflection and simple appreciation. Visit the Related Links on this page to see what we mean!Saint John's is located just 70 minutes northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul and 15 minutes west of St. Cloud on Interstate 94. Saint John's University is a Catholic Benedictine-sponsored educational institutional founded by the monks of Saint John's Abbey.