Transfer to St. Catherine University

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Complete Your Degree

Wherever you are on your college journey, you are welcome at St. Kate’s! Transferring your college credits to St. Kate’s is easy. Whether you are transferring from a community college or finishing your four-year degree, St. Kate’s will make the transfer process simple.

St. Kate’s will help navigate the transfer process with you by providing a free, personalized transfer evaluation from our transfer admissions counselors. Our generous transfer policy will give you a head start toward completing your bachelor’s degree. St. Kate’s has over 60 undergraduate programs and over 50 graduate programs to meet you where you are. Explore our admissions page and be on your way to becoming a Katie!

Regardless of your specific program, St. Kate’s provides a mission-centered education, surrounded by a distinctive and diverse community of peers who will help you expand your understanding of the world, and leave you ready to be a change-maker in your field.

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College for Women. College for Adults. We Meet You Where You Are.

At the heart of St. Kate’s is the College for Women. Here, you will be a part of a dynamic learning community on our beautiful St. Paul campus. This traditional, daytime undergraduate college offers over 60 majors and with rolling admissions, you can choose from two start times - fall or spring.

The College for Adults offers bachelor, associate, and certificate programs, both online and hybrid, designed specifically for busy adults. Enrollment in the College for Adults is open to students of all genders. You can start in the fall, spring, or summer.

Transfer Resources

St. Kate’s Transfer Counselors will help with your transfer process and provide you with a specific academic plan to complete your degree. Earn credit for your military experience, employer training, and organized or individualized learning with Prior Learning Assessments.

Transfer Student Scholarships

Financial circumstances shouldn’t limit your potential. We are here to help you finish what you have already started and have transfer scholarships available.

College for Women Transfer Scholarships
St. Kate’s offers transfer students generous scholarships in the College for Women, including academic achievement scholarships for up to $26,000/year!

College for Adults Transfer Scholarships
Through the College for Adults, the University offers busy adult students affordable access to the St. Catherine University learning experience through flexible enrollment options and reduced tuition rates.

Your next college home is at St. Kate's!

Our generous transfer policy will give you a head start toward completing your bachelor’s degree.


"I felt the sense of support from this community...Not only did they help me figure out if I could afford to go to St. Kate’s, but they also made it easy to transfer my credits."
Terese Hermann '18
English, Communication Studies

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Applying to St. Catherine University

St. Kate’s has the programs, community, and scholarships to leverage the hard work you’ve already done to reach your goals without adding unnecessary years to your program. Apply today to finish what you have already started!

St. Kate’s Complete
Students transferring from one of our partner colleges will provide you a guaranteed seamless pathway into St. Catherine University bachelor degrees through our St. Kate's Complete program. This includes exclusive access to advisors and generous scholarships to make your transfer easy. Participating community colleges include:

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College
  • Century College
  • Inver Hills Community College
  • Minneapolis College (MCTC)
  • Normandale Community College
  • North Hennepin Community College
  • Saint Paul College

Get started today.

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St. Kate’s Family Connection

Students do not go to college alone. Parents and families of students can connect with our Katie community, where we can provide additional information to help your student navigate St. Kate’s, including financial aid, academics, deadlines, and upcoming events.

Connect your family

Questions about the application process?
You may email a question at any time and a transfer admission counselor will respond to you.
Or give us a call at 651.690.8850 during office hours (8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Central Time).
Email St. Kate's admission office