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Fast Facts

General
Established in 1898
Coed since 1952

Students: 2,180
Undergraduates: 2,096

Male: 44%
Female: 56%

ACT average score: 25
Academic GPA: 3.5

On-campus residents: 84%
Students who have cars on campus: 53%
On-campus residents who remain on weekends: 80%

States represented: 28
Countries represented: 17

Academics
More than 40 majors, minors and pre-professional programs

Students by most popular majors:
  • Business – 18%
  • Elementary Education – 14%
  • Communication & Media Studies – 11%
Student/faculty ratio: 13.5-to-1
Average class size: 20 students
Faculty: 90% with Ph.D. or highest degree

Financials
  • Students receiving financial aid: 97%
  • St. Norbert grants/scholarships: 65%
  • Other grants/scholarships: 10%
  • Work-study: 3%
  • Student loans: 22%
  • Students graduating with no loan debt: 23%
  • Average indebtedness of graduates receiving loans: $34,441
Involvement
  • Student organizations: 80+
  • Students who join organizations: 50%
  • Athletics: 20 NCAA Division III sports
  • Varsity student-athletes: 25%
  • Intramural athletes: 35%
  • National Honor Society chapters: 11
  • Student publications: 2
  • Musical ensembles (band & choral): 19
Ethnic Breakdown
  • African-American: 1%
  • Asian-American: 1%
  • Hispanic-American: 3%
  • Native American: 1%
  • Multiracial: 3%
  • Caucasian: 89%
International Students: 3%

Religious Preference
  • Roman Catholic: 43%
  • Protestant: 32%
  • Jewish: <1%
  • Muslim: <1%
  • Hindu: <1%
  • Buddhist: <1%
  • Unknown: 19%
  • Other: <1%
  • Claim no preference: 5%
Degrees Offered
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Theological Studies
Value/Outcomes
  • Freshman retention rate: 82%
  • 13.5% of our students graduate in 3 1/2 or fewer years.
  • More than 70% of the aid offered is money that doesn’t have to be repaid.
  • 93% of graduates placed in jobs or grad school within 9 months of graduation.
  • We have one of the best 4-year graduation rates in the Midwest.

Four-Year Graduation Guarantee
We believe so strongly that you should be able to finish your undergraduate degree within four years, that we’ll waive your additional tuition if, through no fault of your own, you cannot get through in that time. While there are some small exceptions, we mean it.

Last updated on April 29, 2016