One national publication says students get more bang for their buck, when they attend the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University. They've been named a "Best Buy School" by the Fiske Guide To Colleges 2015.
Seniors at The College of St. Benedict and St. John's University get their diplomas this weekend. There are 495 graduation Bennies, and 454 graduating Johnnies, making this the second largest combined class in the colleges' history.
The College Of St. Benedict and St. John's University rank high nationally on the number of students who study overseas. They are ranked number two among baccalaureate institutions with students who participate in mid-length study abroad programs.
St. John's Abbey and University have announced their latest, and most ambitious, capital campaign. During the Homecoming dinner this (Friday) evening, officials announced the "Forward Ever Forward" campaign, with a goal of raising $160 million through 2016.
This is homecoming weekend on the campus of St. John's University. As part of the festivities, 1978 graduate Jim Frey will receive the Father Walter Reger Distinguished Alumnus Award at the Alumni Association Banquet tonight (Friday).
Student enrollment for The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University have remained high. St. Ben's and St. John's have combined for 3,860 first-year to senior students from 38 states and 30 countries.