College for Women Tuition and Financial Aid

Scholarships and Grants

St. Kate’s merit scholarships are awarded at the time of admission and are based on academic achievement and potential. 

Grants are based on financial need and do not need to be repaid.

The average grant and scholarship amount for first-year students who applied for aid and enrolled is $31,000.

Merit scholarships for first-year students

Merit scholarships for transfer students

Merit scholarships for international students


Work study

A typical St. Kate's financial aid package is 50% grants and scholarships, 40% loans, and 10% work study.

Tuition and Cost

At St. Catherine University, the banded tuition rate covers a course load of 12 to 18 credits per semester during the fall and spring terms. Most students take 16 credits per semester to graduate in four years and maximize financial aid eligibility.

2022-2023 Direct Costs

Tuition $46,976
Room and meal plan $9,900
Fees $894
TOTAL $57,770

Net price calculator

Detailed cost of attendance

Apply for Aid

100% of our first-year students receive financial aid. Apply today to ensure you are reviewed for all the financial aid you are eligible for.

Apply for aid

Financial aid forms and resources

Financial aid policies

Military and veteran aid

The Compass

The Compass Guide Team is here to support you and your goals through experiences inside and outside the classroom to achieve career success and a meaningful life.

The Compass

Your Financial Aid Counselors

New College for Women Students
Katie Zmudzien 
651-690-8850 |

Mainhia Thao
651-690-8850 |

Returning College for Women Students
Abigail Mohammed
651.690.6540 |