Mission: The mission of the college of saint benedict is to provide for women the best residential liberal arts education in the catholic benedictine traditions. The college fosters integrated learning, exceptional leadership for change and wisdom for a lifetime.
Programs: Higher education: educational instruction, 1,935 fall fte students enrolled in undergraduate courses, 477 graduates. The college of saint benedict will be nationally recognized as a community that provides a liberal arts education preparing women to think critically, lead courageously, and advocate passionately. The college of saint benedict designs programs to meet the needs and aspirations of young women, emphasizing women's leadership and a personal development profile that includes intellectual, spiritual, emotional and physical development. Its values-based and value-added residential liberal arts education provides the framework for fulfilling lives of disciplined inquiry and leadership in careers devoted to the professions, public life and service to others. Fine arts programming and other student and community services designed to foster development and growth outside the classroom. Our fine arts events bring the finest regional and national artists to our community. Other programs including service trips, conferences, and campus events.
higher education: auxiliary revenue (dining, housing, etc. ) 1,935 students. The residential life program at the college of saint benedict provides a four year residential experience of community living which supports and challenges our students with opportunities for personal and social growth. This experience allows women to develop an understanding and appreciation of their responsibilities to themselves and others living in the community on campus and beyond.