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Discover St. Norbert College

Welcome to the only Norbertine college in the world

Since 1121, members of the religious order founded by Norbert of Xanten have embraced a tradition of radical hospitality. Today, at St. Norbert College, that same tradition is enthusiastically extended to you. At SNC, all are welcome.

SNC at a glance

Here’s a quick look at some facts and figures about SNC:

  • Beautiful riverfront campus
  • 2,009 students
  • 3.57 average GPA
  • 80+ programs of study, three graduate programs
  • 126 instructional faculty
  • Four-year graduation guarantee
  • 13-to-1 student-faculty ratio
  • 23 NCAA Division III sports



Rankings and reputation

Among the top 10 Catholic liberal arts colleges in the nation, St. Norbert College is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.


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Visitor information

Located in a thriving, diverse economic region on the picturesque Fox River, we are just a few miles upstream from Green Bay and Lake Michigan in De Pere, Wisconsin. While you’re here, take a tour of the Green Bay Packers’ historic Lambeau Field or make the short drive north to Wisconsin’s scenic Door County peninsula.

Mission and traditions

Much has changed since 1898 when the college was founded to train young men for the priesthood, yet the deep sense of community you will find here remains strongly rooted in the Norbertine order. As our mission states, we are dedicated to providing an education that fosters intellectual, spiritual and personal development.

College leadership

Forward thinking but committed to the time-honored wisdom found in the Norbertine, Catholic and liberal arts traditions, our leadership has set a course for St. Norbert College to cement its place among the nation’s great liberal arts colleges.

It’s all happening at St. Norbert College

Our campus is always bustling with activity. Catch an upcoming performance at the Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts, support local and internationally renowned artists at the Bush Art Center, or participate in open and authentic dialogue with programs hosted by the Cassandra Voss Center.

In addition to eight academic centers with their own unique programs, the Mulva Library, office of student inclusion and belonging and student organizations also host events throughout the year. Check out our comprehensive events calendar to see what’s going on around campus. And if you haven’t visited us, we invite you to experience SNC for yourself — whether in person or virtually.