Graduation Requirements

  • 124 credits - 48 of these must be completed at CSB/SJU
  • 40 of the total credit hours must be upper division (300 level)
  • 2.0 minimum cumulative GPA (unless a specific major requires a higher average)
  • 2.0 minimum GPA major and/or supporting courses (unless a specific major requires a higher average)
  • Completed Common Curriculum or Integrations Curriculum
  • Requirements for a major (half of the courses for a major must be completed at CSB/SJU)
  • To graduate from CSB/SJU, 24 of your last 32 credits must be completed at CSB/SJU. Any concurrent credits taken elsewhere while enrolled at CSB/SJU would be considered part of the eight allowed.
  • Degrees are granted three times during the year:
    • May - at the end of spring semester
    • December - at the end of fall semester
    • August - at the end of summer term 

Please note: All coursework must be completed within 30 days of the degree date.

  • A Degree Application must be submitted to the Registrar's Office to be eligible to participate in Commencement and prior to the award of a degree from the College of Saint Benedict or Saint John's University.
    • Instructions for completing a Degree Application are sent spring semester to all CSB/SJU Juniors who will have completed approximately 88 credits by the end of that semester. 
    • Students are able to access and review their progress towards degree completion via Degree Works (located in Banner Self-Service)
  • For additional information, see Graduation Policies