Saint Johns University

Collegeville, MN 56321
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Saint Johns University is one of the thirty-four private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Minnesota. The campus is located in a rural area, in Collegeville.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,815 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 469 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 413 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 88%). Every year 74% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Saint Johns University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $42,574, and fees were $782. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $42,574 and $782 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students1,815
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate88%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 6 0

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1950 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/28/2002 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT970 to 1190
ACT22 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,774/credit
In State Students$1,774/credit
Out of State Students$1,774/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$917/credit
In State Students$917/credit
Out of State Students$917/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $79,830 $79,830 $79,830
ADN 70 $124,180 $124,180 $124,180
BSN 125 $221,750 $221,750 $221,750
FNP 50 $45,850 $45,850 $45,850
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Saint Johns University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 23% $4,444
Other Federal Grant 10% $3,592
State Grant & Scholarships 25% $5,021
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $25,170
Federal Student Loans 68% $5,793
Private Loans 23% $12,852


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$14,551
$30,001 to $48,000$16,261
$48,001 to $75,000$19,767
$75,001 to $110,000$24,213
Over $110,000$29,237

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Minnesota state board of nursing.
Saint Johns University
2850 Abbey Plaza
Collegeville, MN 56321

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