Overview

Applicants
1,500
Acceptance Rate
55%
Average HS GPA
3.18

GPA Breakdown

18%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49

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Test Scores

ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 24

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Regular — August 1


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
18:1
Total Faculty
441
with Terminal Degree
143

241
Women
200
Men
32
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
42%
Graduate in 5 years
52%
Graduate in 6 years
55%

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business/Commerce, General.
  • Finance, General.
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce.
  • Management Information Systems, General.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Journalism.
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies.
  • Organizational Communication, General.
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer Science.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • Education, Other.
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Health Teacher Education.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Engineering Science.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • Creative Writing.
  • English Language and Literature, General.
  • General Literature.
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.

  • FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES.

  • Child Development.
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Athletic Training/Trainer.
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other.
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Orthotist/Prosthetist.
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • General Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Applied Mathematics, General.
  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Biological and Physical Sciences.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
  • Sports Studies.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Human Services, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Sociology.

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS.

  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology.
  • Religious Education.
  • Religious/Sacred Music.
  • Theology/Theological Studies.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Design and Visual Communications, General.
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Graphic Design.
  • Music Management.
  • Music, General.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral Other
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
42%
Graduate in 5 years
52%
Graduate in 6 years
55%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$12,919

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$10,647

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,486

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
73%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$34,686

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$15,065

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$22,275
Required Fees
$0
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$2,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$2,000

On-Campus Room and Board
$9,000
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,851
Foreign Countries Represented
12

Demographics

7.94%
Asian
12.28%
African-American
4.77%
Hispanic
63.93%
Caucasian
2.74%
Unknown
3.83%
International

59% female
41% male
26% are out of state
51% are full time
49% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
18%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
74%

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Student Accessibility Services

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Melissa Fletcher

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Documentation Required for LD

Documentation form and diagnosis from specialist in ADHD/ADP

Documentation Required for ADHD

Documentation form and diagnosis from specialist in ADHD/ADP

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
Yes

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
29
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
1

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

10% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Golden Bears)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Golden Bears)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services


Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of Minnesota, University of St. Thomas
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of St Thomas, University of Minnesota

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Kaelyn Bister
Campus Visit Coordinator

Address
1282 Concordia Ave
St. Paul, MN 55104

Phone
6516418230

Email
bister@csp.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Residence Life Center
Library Technology Center
Pearson Commons
Gangelhoff Athletic Center
Graebner Memorial Chapel

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Grand Avenue - shopping and restaurants
Mall of America
Xcel Energy Center
Como Zoo/Conservatory
Downtown Minneapolis

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6516418230

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
MSP airport - 10 miles away; buses run on adjacent streets.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Traveling East on Interstate 94 -- Exit on Snelling Avenue. Continue straight on the frontage road (Concordia Avenue) until Hamline Avenue. Turn right (south) on Hamline. From the Airport -- Take I-494 East to I-35E N towards St. Paul. Exit onto Ayd Mill Road. Take Hamline Avenue exit and turn right onto Hamline Avenue. The campus will be on your right side just past Marshall Avenue.


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