Application Instructions For

first-year undergraduate

You are a high school senior or graduate with no college work completed after high school.

how do i apply?

Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)

You are a high school student interested in PSEO. Students must complete this application process for each semester in which they wish to enroll.

Application deadlines are Dec. 1 for spring semester and June 1 for fall semester.

This program enables academically outstanding college-bound high school juniors and seniors to enroll in courses at St. Catherine University. The purpose of the program is to enable students to experience the challenge of college courses, to expand their options for courses, and to receive college credit for courses successfully completed.

Policies

  • Students may enroll in two classes per year.
  • Students may enroll in day or evening courses only on a space-available basis.
  • Courses may be taken only on the St. Paul or Minneapolis campus of St. Catherine University, as available through the traditional undergraduate schedule.
  • Students enrolling in this program are generally in the upper 20 percent of their high school class and have followed a rigorous college preparatory course of study. Students must have a B or better in each high school course attempted.
  • Eligibility to enroll in this program does not imply acceptance to the University on a degree-seeking basis.

Process for admission

Arrange for the following to be sent to the Office of Admission:

Note: This criteria differs from those used to admit high school graduates to the first-year class. Please contact the Office of Admission for general admission criteria.

Once all requested credentials are received, you will be informed as soon as possible regarding your eligibility to enroll in the Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program at St. Catherine University.

If accepted, you will be notified of the date(s) to register for courses. PSEO students typically register 7–10 days prior to the beginning of classes and course selection is often limited at that time. Registration for fall semester takes place in late August and registration for spring semester takes place in mid-January.

Admitted students

Once admitted, students must receive a grade of C or higher in their postsecondary courses to be eligible to continue in the program at St. Catherine.

Note: Students must complete this application process for each semester in which they wish to enroll. Application deadlines are Dec. 1 for spring semester and June 1 for fall semester.


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questions about the application process?

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