To teach by word and example, or docere verbo et exemplo, is the motto of St. Norbert College.

Fast Facts

General
Established in 1898
Coed since 1952

Students: 2,222
Undergraduates: 2,160

Male: 41%
Female: 59%

ACT average score: 25
Academic GPA: 3.5

On-campus residents: 75%
Students who have cars on campus: 52%
On-campus residents who remain on weekends: 80%

States represented: 29
Countries represented: 18

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

Students by most popular majors:
  • Business – 16%
  • Teacher Education – 15%
  • Communication – 10%
Student/faculty ratio: 14/1
Average class size: 21
Faculty: 88% with Ph.D. or highest degree

Financials
Students receiving financial aid: 98%
  • Grants/scholarships: 68%
  • Work study: 2.5%
  • Student loans: 29.5%
Involvement
  • Student organizations: 70+
  • Students who join organizations: 50%
  • Athletics: 20 NCAA Division III sports
  • Varsity student-athletes: 23%
  • Intramural athletes: 40%
  • National Honor Society chapters: 8
  • Student publications: 2
  • Musical ensembles (band & choral): 19
Cultural Breakdown
  • African-American: 0.6%
  • Asian-American: 1.1%
  • Hispanic-American: 3.1%
  • Native American: 0.7%
  • Multiracial: 1.7%
  • Caucasian: 92.9%
  • Other: 0.05%
International Students: 55

Religious Preference
  • Roman Catholic: 47%
  • Protestant: 35%
  • Jewish: <1%
  • Muslim: <1%
  • Hindu: 0%
  • Buddhist: <1%
  • Unknown: 15%
  • Other: 1%
  • Claim no preference: 1%
Degrees offered
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Education
  • Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Theological Studies
Value/Outcomes
  • Freshman retention rate: 81%
  • 4-year graduation guarantee
  • Best 4-year graduation rate in Wisconsin over the past 10 years
  • Graduates placed in jobs or graduate school: 92% within 9 months of graduation

4-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.