The College of St. Benedict (for women) and St. Johns University (for men) are nationally recognized Catholic liberal arts colleges and ranked as two of the top three Catholic colleges in the nation. They share an academic program with students attending classes on both campuses.
CSB/SJU are among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the Washington Monthly's 2012 rankings. Schools are rated on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility, research, and service.
CSB/SJU is listed in "The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition" as an institution of higher education that "demonstrates notable commitments to sustainability in their academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation."