College of Saint Benedict

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37 S. College Ave.
Saint Joseph, MN 56374

The College of Saint Benedict (CSB) and Saint John’s University (SJU) are nationally-leading liberal arts colleges whose unique partnership offers students the educational choices of a large university and the individual attention of a premier small college. Students attend classes and activities together and have access to the resources of both campuses. Ranked nationally among the top baccalaureate institutions for the number of students who study abroad, CSB/SJU are committed to preparing students for leadership and service in a global society. The colleges enroll students from around the world and integrate global citizenship into the curriculum. Through a four-year residential program, nearly all students live on campus, ensuring a highly engaged learning experience. The colleges are located on 3,300 acres of woods and lakes of Minnesota, an hour from Minneapolis/St. Paul and just west of Saint Cloud. A commitment to arts and culture creates a vibrant environment for creativity. The Benedicta Arts Center of the College of Saint Benedict is one of the finest performing arts center in the region. The Hill Museum and Manuscript Library at SJU is home to the Saint John’s Bible and a remarkable collection of religious sculpture, paintings, prints, and artifacts. A compelling sense of place shapes the undergraduate experience. The learning experience is enlivened by Catholic and Benedictine traditions of hospitality, stewardship, service, and the lively engagement of faith and reason. The colleges’ values have been shaped by a commitment to ecumenism and inter-faith dialogue.

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