St. Catharine College (Closed 2016)
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|St. Catharine College||(KY) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associates Colleges||Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional|
|Institution Level||4 or more years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Private, non-profit||Public|
|Total Faculty||78 staff||111 staff|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- Founded in 1931, St. Catharine College focuses on combining the strengths of a well-rounded?liberal arts education with sound professional preparation?for the future. When students graduate from St. Catharine College, they are well-equipped to pursue the career of their choice, to be productive citizens and leaders, and to be lifelong learners.One point of pride is our?field-based teacher education program, which places students in classrooms during the duration of the program, not just at the end.?The Berry Farming Program is based on internationally-known author and farmer Wendell Berry's philosophy, making it the only program of its kind in the world.?The radiation therapy program is the only program of its kind in the state?and one of only 80 such programs in the United States.In fact, all twenty-five St. Catharine degree programs - including management, life sciences, English, creative writing, fine arts, criminal justice and others - feature the opportunity for internships and travel beyond the classroom.St. Catharine College is a Catholic institution which follows the four?Dominican pillars of prayer, study, community and ministry. While rich in faith and tradition, we embrace Christian principles while welcoming individuals of all religious traditions. The student body, over 750 students from counties all over Kentucky, 22 states, and 11countries, is divided almost equally among Catholics, Baptists, and persons of other faiths, and there is an ecumenical feeling that celebrates faith in its many forms.The college is a member of the nationally recognized?NAIA Mid-South Conference, offers a wide range of men's and women's sports and is competitive at the national level. Outstanding collegiate-level athletic fields in soccer, baseball, softball, track and field, and tennis are prominent on campus.The college boasts modern residence halls including Aquinas Hall, which opened in 2011 with apartment-style facilities for upperclassmen. The campus features excellent professional health and science laboratories, modern classrooms, quality food, and a recently opened, state-of-the-art library, which is the intellectual heart of the campus.Located on approximately?100 acres in a scenic and calm small town environment, the college is, at the same time, directly accessible to the hustle and bustle of cites such as Louisville, Lexington, and Cincinnati. At St. Catharine you will find small classes, a dedicated faculty who will know your name, and a supportive administrative and academic support staff dedicated to your success. A balanced plan of academic, athletic, and need-based financial support is available. Over 20 endowed and funded scholarships are available to our students and?98 percent of our students receive financial aid.St. Catharine College is a place where success thrives; where you can explore, grow, and learn who you will become. We prepare students to be lifelong learners who are motivated to explore new ideas and opportunities. St. Catharine College provides a welcoming environment in which students can develop a sense of responsibility for themselves, their community, and a just society.
The nearest community college to St. Catharine College is Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (34.0 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 6,399 students | 34.00 Mi600 College Street Rd
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Louisville, KY 40223
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Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 456-6504 41.303,318
- 1,668 students | 43.60 Mi512 E. Stephens St
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(859) 846-4421 43.601,668
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