Overview

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

Radiography
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistant

Bachelor’s degrees

Accounting
Business Administration
Elementary Education
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood-Montessori
Healthcare Management
Marketing
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
Psychology
Radiation Therapy
Social Work

Certificates

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.

Semesters
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. We offer 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, with grades of C- or better.  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
120

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

Minimum grade required for a course to transfer
C-

Block transfer accepted *
Associate of Arts
Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

Previous AA-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. Catherine University.

* may have some additional unique course requirements, such as language, philosophy or religion courses. Please contact a transfer counselor at the institution to learn more.

Admissions

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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.

Application fee
None

Financial aid & cost

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Tuition and fees

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

Scholarships
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.

FAFSA code
002342

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Contact information

Other Student paths

Traditional undergraduate

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Transfer

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Graduate

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