Saint Norbert College is a private, Catholic liberal arts college located in De Pere, Wisconsin. It was established in 1898 by Abbot Bernard Pennings, a priest and educator of the Norbertine order who named the school after Saint Norbert of Xanten. Initially, the college was founded as a seminary for young boys preparing to enter priesthood. Eventually though the college was expanded and became coeducational in 1952. Abbot Pennings introduced a commerce program for lay students at the college in the months prior to his retirement in 1955. Steadily, the college expanded its curriculum and facilities and in like manner the number of enrollees likewise increased.
Today, the college maintains a strong liberal arts core curriculum and offers over 30 major fields of study in addition to its three graduate programs. It is divided into the Humanities and Fine Arts Division; the Natural Sciences Division; and the Social Sciences Division. Over 2,000 students are enrolled at the college and the low student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1 guarantees that students will enjoy a focused, one-on-one interaction with their professors.
For academic year 2010-2011, cost of tuition for fulltime students is US$27,583 and for part-time students, US$3,448 per full course or US$862 per credit hour. Overload fee for students who want to enroll in more courses than is required per year is US$740 per credit hour. Cost of mandatory fees varies depending on the degree program or course enrolled in. Students who want to live on campus will be charged additional fees for room and board. Financial aid in the form of loans, grants and scholarships is made available by the university to make sure that students will be able to pay for their cost of tuition.
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