St. Catharine College: Narrative Description

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2735 Bardstown Rd.
St. Catharine, KY 40061-9499
Tel: (859)336-5082; Admissions: (859)336-5082; Fax: (859)336-5031; Web Site:

Description: Independent Roman Catholic, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1931. Setting: 643-acre rural campus with easy access to Louisville. Endowment: $300,000. Total enrollment: 737. 700 applied, 45% were admitted. Students come from 45 other countries, 0.1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 9% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 32% 25 or older, 19% live on campus. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission. Required: minimum ACT score of 12, ACT. Required for some: high school transcript. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $15. Comprehensive fee: $14,000 includes full-time tuition ($9000) and college room and board ($5000). Full-time tuition varies according to program. Part-time tuition: $340 per credit hour.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: African-American Club, International Club, student government, Phi Theta Kappa. Major annual events: Homecoming Weekend, Christmas Dance, Awards Banquet. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, night security guard. Option: coed housing available. St. Catharine College Library with 25,000 books, 110 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 60 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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