#1 and #2 Colleges
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The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University form a welcoming community built on 1,500 years of Benedictine hospitality. Bennies and Johnnies embrace an academically rigorous collaboration between two of the nation’s highest rated liberal arts schools. Whatever’s drawn you here … you have
come to succeed.

 

College of Saint Benedict

Founded in 1913 by the Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict.

Saint John's University

Founded in 1857 by the Benedictine Monks of Saint John's Abbey.

 

Come for a visit, take a tour and begin to discover what being a Bennie or Johnnie is all about!

Our Students Come to Succeed

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Student Life

Research shows students living on campus are happier, healthier, more involved and more academically successful.

  • 100+ student clubs and organizations
  • 17 club sports
  • 22 intramural sports
  • 12 music ensembles (for all majors)

Learning with Impact

Every Bennie and Johnnie engages in high-impact learning experiences like internships, undergraduate research and study abroad.

  • Experience & Professional Development
  • Internships & Experiental Learning
  • Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholars
  • Center for Global Education
  • The Study - developing skills for academic success

Academics

Discover majors and minors in fields with interest and impact to prepare you for a lifetime of success.

  • 37 majors
  • 40 minors
  • 19 Pre-professional tracks
  • Graduate – nursing
  • Graduate – theology

Results

We equip our alums for successful careers and lives of meaning.

  • What’s the return on your college investment?
  • You really can afford private college.
  • Nearly every Bennie and Johnnie receives scholarship help.

Learn more about Student Life at Saint Ben’s and Saint John’s

Student Success

Student Support

Res Life

Clubs & Orgs

Study Abroad

CSB Athletics

SJU Athletics

Traditions

News & Events

The Record earns Minnesota Newspaper Association award for general excellence in college division

The honor - the first for the newspaper since 2015 - goes to the top college newspaper in the state.

Benedictine Volunteer Corps selects 20th cohort in program's history

Since its founding in 2003, the BVC has sent around 315 volunteers to Benedictine monasteries around the world. Participants spend a year supporting those communities in their work, prayer and common life.

CSB and SJU announce Dean’s List for 2023 fall semester

Students must have grade-point averages greater than or equal to 3.80 for that semester.

Best Buy CEO Corie Barry '97 inspires next-generation leaders at admission reception

CSB alumna shares insights on ethical leadership, liberal arts education and the transformative power of community.

Newsroom

Read the latest news stories, see announcements and other noteworthy information.