In St. Kate’s College for Adults, you’ll get the flexibility and convenience you need to fit college into your busy life. Pursue a bachelor’s or associate program, and gain critical thinking, problem solving and leadership skills to take your career to a higher level. With a degree from St. Kate’s, employers will know you’re ready to act responsibly, lead ethically and make a difference immediately.

Adult learner enrollment
851 students enrolled in nontraditional programs
33% of total undergraduate enrollment

Program details
Associate degrees

Occupational Therapy Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistant

Bachelor’s degrees

Business Administration
Elementary Education
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood-Montessori
Healthcare Management
Nursing RN to Baccalaureate (online for registered nurses)
Nursing BSN (to become a registered nurse)
Physical Therapist Assistant BS (bachelor’s completion for PTAs)
Public Health
Radiation Therapy
Social Work


Community Health Worker Certificate (Public Health)

Learn more about these programs.

Program type
There are a few completely online programs, but most are hybrid format that blend online coursework along with in person on campus meetings.

Program schedule
Many evening/weekend/online courses have a blended (hybrid) delivery, combining classroom, online and off-campus activities.

Fall (Sept. – Dec.)
Spring (Feb. – May)
Summer (June – Aug.)

Credit transfer

If you’ve earned credits from a college or university that was regionally accredited at the time you attended, we will help to apply those credits toward a St. Kate’s degree. St. Kate’s offers free unofficial pre-admission evaluations to review your transcripts and estimate how many courses you have left to complete your bachelor’s degree. Courses must 100 or 1000 level or higher. Learn more about transferring credits.

Maximum number of credits that can transfer
80 (48 credits must be taken at St. Kate’s)

Number of credits required for degree

Minimum cumulative GPA required
2.0 or higher (depending on the program)

Minimum grade required for a course to transfer

Regarding block transfer acceptance*

► Accepts Associate of Arts degree
► Accepts Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

* Previous A.A.-core and MnTC-core requirements will be reduced for students who completed an associate of arts degree or the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum at a Minnesota State institution with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 prior to enrollment at St. Kate’s. Please see course catalog for more details.


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Application deadlines
To allow enough time to process your application, we recommend that you submit all application materials at least four weeks prior to the start of the semester.

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Financial aid & cost

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Tuition and fees

Cost per credit
$495-$510 (bachelor's)
$495 (RN to BSN)
$735-$750 (associate)

St. Kate’s Complete ($3,000)
Phi Theta Kappa PTK ($1,800)
Duplicate/Triplicate ($1,200)
Alumnae Referral ($300/$600)
Corporate Partnership (10% tuition reduction) 

Learn more at about scholarships for adult learners.

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