Corporate and Community Partnerships

If you are a graduate student or a student in the College for Adults, you may be eligible for tuition help based on your employment.


Corporate and Community Partnerships

St. Catherine University partners with many regional corporations and community organizations to advance the professional development of their employees. If you work for one of the organizations listed below, and enroll in an eligible degree or certificate program, you'll receive a St. Kate’s partner scholarship, which reduces your tuition costs by 10%.

  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • Allina Health
  • Augustana Care
  • Benedictine Health System
  • Best Buy
  • CentraCare
  • Children’s Hospitals and Clinics
  • City of Minneapolis
  • City of Saint Paul
  • Dakota County
  • Ecumen
  • Fairview Health Services (includes Ebenezer)
  • Fraser
  • Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
  • HealthEast
  • Health Partners
  • Hennepin County
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Minnesota Masonic Home
  • North Memorial Hospital
  • Park Nicollet
  • Presbyterian Homes & Services
  • Regions Hospital
  • Sorenson Communications (effective Summer 2020)
  • St. Therese
  • Twin Cities Orthopedics
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • U.S. Bank
  • Washington County
  • Wells Fargo
  • YWCA Minneapolis

Eligible Programs

Corporate and community partnerships only apply to students enrolled in these programs:

Additional Scholarships for New Students

New corporate partner scholarship recipients will also be considered for additional scholarship support. Currently, new students will be considered for up to $15,000 in scholarships for the MBA and MAOL programs, up to $10,000 for MPH and some DNP and OTD options, up to $5,000 for master's students in Health Informatics, Holistic Health Studies, Interpreting Studies and Communication Equity, and Library and Information Science and Theology. Some scholarships are also available for certificate students.

How to Apply

If you're a new student, your first step is to list your employer on your application form. After you're accepted into the University (but before registering for classes), you'll then submit a partnership form to the Office of the Registrar.

Interested in becoming a corporate or community partner?

If you represent an organization (in human resources, professional development or other leadership capacity) and are interested in finding out how your business, nonprofit or public agency can become a St. Kate's corporate or community partner, contact Greg Steenson, associate dean, at gpsteenson@stkate.edu.

Partnership scholarship form


Employer Tuition Benefits

Are you currently employed? Many students at St. Kate's receive tuition benefits from their employers. Contact your employer's human resource, benefits or professional development offices to learn more about your benefits.