2015 Quick Facts
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2015 Quick Facts




  • 500+ businesses in the community, state and nation employ Saint Paul College students who graduated from 2010 – 2015.
  • 1,000+ students began their education at Saint Paul College (first-time undergraduate students) and transferred to a four-year college or university between 2012 – 2015.
  • 400+ high school students are enrolled in Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO), Career Pathways Academy and other college readiness programs.
  • 434 Saint Paul College employees: 114 full-time faculty, 140 part-time faculty, 164 staff, 16 administration.
  • Saint Paul College promotes a healthy work environment, as reflected in its performance on the 2013 Personal Assessment of the College Environment (PACE), which was significantly higher on leadership and climate scales compared to a comparative norm group of sixty other colleges.
  • The College adds an estimated $256 million per year in activity to the economy of the Twin Cities according to a 2013 Wilder Foundation economic impact survey.


  • The College is focused on program innovation, quality instruction, student retention through academic support, career services, student completion, job placement and transfer to universities.


  • The Power of YOU, is a tuition-free program for under-served students.
  • TuitionMatch-MN at Saint Paul College is a private-public partnership between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, private donors and students that helps low income students save for college.
  • Located on campus, Gateway to College is a Saint Paul Alternative High School for students who are short on high school credits.
  • In FY15, the Friends of Saint Paul College foundation raised $908,832 for scholarships and programs to promote student success.
  • Through strategic college partnerships with local public, private and nonprofit partner organizations, students have access to career navigators, social services, and college readiness activities to ensure their success.


  • 43 Associate Degree Programs
  • 79 Career, Certificate & Diploma Programs
  • 588 Associate Degrees Awarded
  • 902 Certificates and Diplomas Awarded

Financial Aid

  • 89% of first-time full-time students
    • received financial aid or scholarship
  • 3,233 students received loans averaging
    • $6,380 per student
  • 4,035 students received grants averaging
    • $3,404 per student
  • 240 (FY15) students enrolled in the
    • Power of YOU program

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Saint Paul College is an Equal Opportunity employer and educator and a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.​