Overview

Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Cretin-Derham Hall offers students avenues to success. Students have access to a highly praised fine arts program, a successful athletics program, numerous co-curricular activities that encompass a wide range of interests, award-winning curriculum and an incredibly strong STEM program. Unique interdisciplinary courses enhance learning across subject areas while rigorous academic programs allow students to take higher level courses for university credit. In addition, the Leadership Academy provides students with the opportunity to learn how to become a leader in their communities and apply these skills through a capstone project. Located on 22 acres, Cretin-Derham Hall is a picturesque school community where students have access to state-of-the-art technology and equipment in each classroom.
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Official information of Cretin Derham Hall in 2024 | FindingSchool

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Day S. Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: Yes
Day S. Tuition: $23,000
# of Students: 936
Teacher:Student: 1:12%
International Student: 8%
AP Courses: 17
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 80%
SAT: 1320/1600
IB: No
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Matriculation

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#6 University of Chicago 1
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#9 Northwestern University 1
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#55 Florida State University 1
#55 University of Miami 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#57 University of Pittsburgh 1
#59 Syracuse University 1
#63 George Washington University 1
#68 Fordham University 1
#68 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#68 Texas A&M University 1
#68 University of Massachusetts Amherst 1
#68 University of Minnesota: Twin Cities 9
#75 Baylor University 1
#75 Clemson University 1
#75 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
#79 American University 1
#79 Gonzaga University 1
#83 Elon University 1
#83 Howard University 1
#83 Marquette University 4
#83 Michigan State University 2
#83 Texas Christian University 1
#83 University of Iowa 1
LAC #17 Smith College 1
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Auburn University 1
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#103 Loyola University Chicago 1
#103 Miami University: Oxford 1
#103 Saint Louis University 1
#103 University of Arizona 2
#103 University of Illinois at Chicago 1
#103 University of San Francisco 1
#103 University of South Florida 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 1
#104 University of Tennessee: Knoxville 1
LAC #22 United States Air Force Academy 1
Arizona State University 2
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#117 University of South Carolina: Columbia 1
#118 Iowa State University 2
#122 Illinois Institute of Technology 1
#122 University of Kansas 1
#122 University of Missouri: Columbia 1
#127 DePaul University 3
#127 University of Dayton 1
#127 University of Kentucky 1
#136 Drake University 1
#136 University of Nebraska - Lincoln 1
#136 University of New Hampshire 1
#139 University of St. Thomas 1
#148 Duquesne University 1
#148 Michigan Technological University 1
#148 San Diego State University 1
#148 University of Cincinnati 1
LAC #30 Kenyon College 1
LAC #42 Denison University 1
Adams State University 1
Alcorn State University 1
Ancilla College 1
Anderson University 1
Arcadia University 1
Augsburg University 1
Augustana College 1
Ball State University 1
Bellarmine University 1
Belmont University 1
Bowling Green State University 1
Bridgewater College 1
Butler University 1
California State Polytechnic University: Pomona 1
California State University: Fullerton 1
Carroll University 1
Clarke University 1
Coastal Carolina University 1
College of Charleston 1
College of Lake County 1
College of Wooster 1
Colorado Mesa University 1
Colorado State University 1
Columbia College Chicago 1
Concordia University Chicago 1
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Dominican University 1
East Carolina University 1
Eastern Connecticut State University 1
Edgewood College 1
Elmhurst College 1
Florida Atlantic University 1
Florida Gulf Coast University 1
Goshen College 1
Grand Valley State University 1
Hamline University 1
Hawaii Pacific University 1
High Point University 1
Hillsdale College 1
Hofstra University 1
Hope College 1
Illinois State University 1
Illinois Wesleyan University 1
Indiana State University 1
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis 1
Kansas State University 1
Kent State University 1
Knox College 1
Lake Forest College 1
Lewis University 1
Louisiana State University at Eunice 1
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design 1
Milwaukee School of Engineering 1
Montana State University 1
North Park University 1
Northeastern Illinois University 1
Northern Arizona University 1
Nova Southeastern University 1
Ohio University 1
Rhodes College 1
Ringling College of Art and Design 1
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 1
Saint Mary's College 1
Savannah College of Art and Design 1
Southern Illinois University Carbondale 1
St. Norbert College 1
Texas Tech University 1
University of Alabama 2
University of Arkansas 1
University of Colorado Colorado Springs 1
University of Houston 1
University of Indianapolis 1
University of Louisville 1
University of Lynchburg 1
University of Maine 1
University of Mississippi 2
University of New England 1
University of North Carolina at Wilmington 1
University of North Dakota 1
University of North Texas 1
University of Northern Colorado 1
University of Northern Iowa 1
University of Northwestern Ohio 1
University of Rhode Island 1
University of Scranton 1
University of Southern Mississippi 1
University of Tampa 1
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 1
Valparaiso University 1
Washington State University 1
Willamette University 1
Xavier University 1
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AP Courses

(Total 17)
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
Computer Science A
Environmental Science
Statistics
United States Government and Politics
United States History
Human Geography
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
Computer Science A
Environmental Science
Statistics
United States Government and Politics
United States History
Human Geography
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Psychology
Chinese Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
Microeconomics
English Language and Composition
French Language and Culture
Physics 1
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Sports

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Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Dance
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Dance
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Wrestling
Diving
Ultimate Frisbee
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

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Band
Bowling Club
Chess
Choir
Close-Up
Cooking Club
Engineering Club
Friendship Club
Green Team
Intramural Badminton
Band
Bowling Club
Chess
Choir
Close-Up
Cooking Club
Engineering Club
Friendship Club
Green Team
Intramural Badminton
Intramural Basketball
League
Investment Club
JROTC
Knowledge Bowl
Link Crew
Mandarin Club
Math Team
Mock Trial
Model United Nations
National Honor Society
Newspaper (Chronicle)
Political Affairs Club
PRIDE
Relay for Life
Robotics Team
Science Olympiad
Ski/Snowboarding Club
Speech Team
Student Council
Table Tennis
Theater
Trap Shooting
Ultimate Frisbee
Yearbook
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Arts

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Acting
Band
Chamber Choir
Choir
Music Theory
Theater
Ceramics
Drawing
Graphic Design
Jewelry Design
Acting
Band
Chamber Choir
Choir
Music Theory
Theater
Ceramics
Drawing
Graphic Design
Jewelry Design
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Choral
Music
Yearbook
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1871
Campus Size: 22 acres
Religious Affiliation: Catholic

Application Info

Deadline: Rolling
Interview: Skype
Other Accepted Scores: TOEFL Jr., IELTS, iTEP SLATE, Amerigo Placement Test

Brief Reviews

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Detailed Reviews

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5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation

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Frequently Ask Questions about Cretin Derham Hall

Tell me a bit about Cretin Derham Hall.
Cretin Derham Hall is Co-ed private day school located in Minnesota, US. It was founded 1871 , and currently has about 936 students, 7.50% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit https://www.cretin-derhamhall.org.
Does Cretin Derham Hall have rigorous academic requirements?
Cretin Derham Hall is offering 17 AP courses.

Cretin Derham Hall also have 80% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Cretin Derham Hall students typically go for their colleges?
In 2023-2024, some students attended University of Chicago, Duke University, Northwestern University, Amherst College and Brown University.
What is the application requirement for Cretin Derham Hall?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Cretin Derham Hall’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Cretin Derham Hall’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Cretin Derham Hall in 2024 is $23,000, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admissions@amerigoeducation.com .
Where is Cretin Derham Hall located?
Cretin Derham Hall is located in the State of Minnesota of USA. The closest major city is Minneapolis, which is about 6 miles away from school. Most families can choose Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport to travel in and out of school.
How popular is Cretin Derham Hall on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Cretin Derham Hall is among the most popular schools, within top 389 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Cretin Derham Hall has been favorited by 34 users.
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Also it is highly recommended to visit Cretin Derham Hall’s official site: https://www.cretin-derhamhall.org or call them at 651-690-2443.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Cretin Derham Hall?
Yes, here are few: Minnehaha Academy, St. Croix Academy and Trinity School at River Ridege.

The closest major city is Minneapolis. You can find out more schools near Minneapolis here.
What is the FindingSchool rating for Cretin Derham Hall?
The overall rating for Cretin Derham Hall is A.

The section ratings of Cretin Derham Hall are:
A for Matriculation
A- for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A for Community
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