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 student profile

894 students enrolled in nontraditional programs

33% of total undergraduate enrollment

Areas of study offered
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)

Program type

There are a few select 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. 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.

Specific requirements/acceptance
Minimum GPA of 2.0 or 2.5 GPA or higher (depending on the program)

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

Cost per credit:
$485 (bachelor's)
$485 (RN to BSN)
$735 (associate)


St. Kate’s Complete ($2,100)
Phi Theta Kappa PTK ($1,800)
Duplicate/Triplicate ($1,200)
Alumnae Referral ($300/$600)
Corporate Partnership (10% tuition reduction)  

Contact information

Other Student paths

Traditional undergraduate

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