Admission Statement

Admission to the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University is open to all qualified students who demonstrate in their application promise of success in college. The traditional indicators of ability-college preparatory curriculum, college entrance exams, grade point averages and high school rank-are important and carefully considered. In addition, Saint Benedict's and Saint John's seek to enroll students who show promise of community contribution and productive participation in the classroom as evidenced by both their academic record and their participation in extra-curricular activities.

A campus interview and tour are recommended for interested students. Call the Admission Office to set up an appointment.

Saint Benedict's and Saint John's review applications for admission beginning November 15. Students who submit a completed application by November 15 will receive an admission decision by December 15 with scholarship notification by December 20. An application is considered complete when we have received the following: Application for admission and scholarship, personal statement, official high school transcript, ACT or SAT results, extra curricular and personal activities, teacher recommendation. Following November 15, we recommend students apply by the December 15 priority deadline date with a final application date of January 15. To guarantee enrollment, students must submit their enrollment deposit by May 1.