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A Place in Your Story

No matter your background, choosing the right college can be overwhelming. It needs to be a good fit for who you are – one that provides stellar academic opportunities and a spirit of service to others, while still maintaining a fun and friendly campus experience.

Our campus is community-driven and focused on the story you’re creating. We are as committed to developing your personal journey as we are to your professional aspirations. St. Norbert College is the place for your story to unfold.

1898, with roots that go all the way back to 1120

2,009 total students
1,941 undergraduate, 68 graduate
84 percent acceptance rate
Male: 41 percent
Female: 59 percent
86 percent of students live on campus

Instructional Faculty
12-to-1 student-faculty ratio
Average class size: 18
162 instructional faculty
96 percent with Ph.D. or highest degree

Academic Overview
80+ programs of study, three graduate programs
Honors program
Professional internships
Average ACT score: 27
Average SAT score: 1,206
Average academic GPA: 3.57

Most popular majors:

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

27 states represented
11 countries represented
International students: 3 percent

Ethnic breakdown
White/Caucasian: 85.2 percent
Hispanic-American: 5 percent
Two or more races: 2.1 percent
Black/African-American: 1.6 percent
Unknown: 1.6 percent
Non-resident aliens 1.4 percent
Asian-American: 1.2 percent
American Indian/Alaska Native: .7 percent

Study-Abroad Programs
27 participating countries


  • Student organizations: 106
  • Students who join organizations: 50 percent
  • Athletics: 23 NCAA Division III sports
  • Varsity student-athletes: 26 percent
  • Intramural athletes: 21 percent
  • National Honor Society chapters: 10
  • Student publications: 2
  • Musical ensembles (band and choral): 14


  • Students receiving financial aid: 97 percent
  • Average annual student financial aid award $27,275
  • Students graduating with no loan debt: 26 percent
  • Average indebtedness of graduates receiving loans: $40,917
  • Loan Default Rate: 1.6 percent

Four-Year Graduation Guarantee
Offers an added degree of financial protection for you and your family 

National Recognition
“The Best in the Midwest” by the Princeton Review for 2023
“America’s Best Colleges” since 1991 by U.S. News & World Report; ranked in the top 100 at 93 for Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the 2024 rankings
“Honor Roll for Character-Building Colleges” by The John Templeton Foundation

More than 94 percent of our students are employed or attending graduate school within nine months of graduating

St. Norbert College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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