College for Women Admission Counselors

Find Your Counselor

Find your counselor based on the state, Minnesota town, or Twin Cities area code where you attend high school. We also have designated admission counselors for transfer students.

For general help, or for assistance in identifying your counselor, reach out to admissions@stkate.edu or 800-656-KATE(5283).


Zoe Brown, College for Women Admission Counselor

Zoe Brown

zabrown572@stkate.edu
651-690-7867

Advising students from:

Twin Cities Areas: Al Amal (Fridley), Andover, Anoka, Blaine, Brooklyn Center, Centennial, Champlin Park, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Fridley, Highland Park, Irondale, Mahtomedi, Maple Grove, Mounds View, North St. Paul, Osseo, Park Center, Robbinsdale Armstrong, Robbinsdale Cooper, Roseville, Spring Lake Park, Southwest, Washburn.

Other States: Illinois, South Dakota, Wisconsin (eastern)

Schedule a virtual appointment with Zoe

Anna Grelson, Assistant Director of Admission, College for Women

Anna Grelson

apgrelson588@stkate.edu
651-690-6931

Advising students from:

Twin Cities Areas: Annandale, Buffalo, Buffalo Lake Hector, Burnsville, Central (Norwood/Young America), Chanhassen, Chaska, Dassel-Cokato, Delano, Eagan, Eagle Ridge Academy, Eastview (Apple Valley), Eden Prairie, Eden Valley-Watkins, Edina, Farmington, First Baptist, Gibbon/Fairfax/Winthrop, Glencoe, Holy Spirit Academy Monticello, Holy Trinity-Winsted, Hopkins, Howard Lake, Hutchinson, Kimball Area, Lakeville North, Lakeville South, Lester Prairie, Litchfield, Lutheran Mayer, Maple Lake, Maplewood Academy, Minnetonka, Mound Westonka, New Century Charter-Hutch, Orono, Princeton, Rockford, Rosemount, School of Environ. Studies, St. Louis Park, Waconia, Watertown Mayer, Wayzata, and Zimmerman.

Schedule a virtual appointment with Anna

Photo of India Klipfel

India Klipfel

headshot of College for Women Admissions Counselor Anne Moe

Anne Moe '14

Autumn Mortenson, Senior Admission Counselor, College for Women

Autumn Mortenson '20

armortenson@stkate.edu
651-690-6506

Advising students from:

Minneapolis and St. Paul Charter Schools

Twin Cities Areas: ALC Gateway to College, Becker, Bethlehem Academy, Big Lake, Cannon Falls, Como Park, East Ridge, Elk River, Faribault, Goodhue, Harding, John A. Johnson, Jordan, Lincoln (Lake City), Math & Sci Acad (Woodbury), Monticello, NE Metro 916 ALC, Medford, New Prague, Northfield, Northfield School of Arts, Owatonna, Park Senior, Randolph, Red Wing, Rogers, Shattuck-St. Mary's, Spectrum (Elk River), St. Anthony Village, St. Michael-Albertville, and Woodbury.

Other zip codes within Minnesota: 563-567 and 559-562

Other states: Arizona

Schedule a virtual appointment with Autumn

Annika Potratz, Senior Admission Counselor

Annika Potratz

akpotratz907@stkate.edu
651-690-7885

Advising all transfer students from 4-year public, private, in-state, or out-of-state universities.

Schedule a virtual appointment with Annika

Sue Rudd

Sue Rudd

slrudd@stkate.edu 
651-690-8649

Advising students from:

Home school

Twin Cities private high schools

Select Minneapolis and St. Paul Charter Schools: Creative Arts School, FAIR School, Hiawatha Collegiate High School, Nova Classical Academy, STEP Academy Charter.

States: APO/FPO, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming.

Schedule a virtual appointment with Sue

Photo of Elly Schaefer, Admissions Counselor, standing on the front Derham porch

Elly Schaefer

easchaefer594@stkate.edu
651-690-6520

Advising students from:

Twin Cities Areas: Bloomington Jefferson, Bloomington Kennedy, Braham, Cambridge, Cambridge Christian, Chisago Lake Baptist, Chisago Lakes Senior, Forest Lake, Hastings, Hinckley-Finlayson, Mora, North Branch, Richfield, Rush City, Sibley East, Simley, South St. Paul, St. Croix Prep, St. Francis, Stillwater, Tartan, Two Rivers, and White Bear Lake.

Other zip codes within Minnesota: 556-558

Other zip codes within Wisconsin: 540, 546, 547, 548

Other States: Montana and Texas.

Schedule a virtual appointment with Elly

Jenn Searles

Jenn Searles '98

jlsearles@stkate.edu
651-690-8710

Advising transfer students from Anoka Technical College, Century College, Dakota County Technical College, Dougherty Family College, Hennepin Technical College, Inver Hills Community College, Normandale Community College, North Hennepin Community College, and Saint Paul College.

Schedule a virtual appointment with Jenn

Mainhia Thao ’18, counselor for College for Women

Mainhia Thao ’18

mthao@stkate.edu
651-690-6840

Advising students from:

Twin Cities Areas: Central, Community of Peace, Edison, Henry, Hmong Academy, Humboldt, Minneapolis North, Minneapolis South, Roosevelt, Ubah Medical Academy, and Washington Tech.

States: California.

Schedule a virtual appointment with Mainhia