Choose the visit that best suits your interests.

    One of the best ways to find out if St. Kate's is right for you is to come see for yourself. From individual appointments to overnight weekends, we offer many ways for you to experience life as a Katie.

    Either schedule a visit online today or call the Admission Office at 651-690-8850 or 800-656-KATE (5283) for reservations. Please note: spaces fill quickly. Tours and counselor appointments start promptly at the times listed. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late, our office will make every attempt to accommodate your needs; however, we cannot guarantee all the components of your visit. We strongly recommend that you plan to arrive on campus early, to check in at least 15 minutes before your scheduled visit time.

    Individual Visits

    Let us customize a weekday visit for you!

    School Year Visits (September–early December or February–early April)
    You can meet with admission and financial aid counselors, take campus tours with current students, meet with faculty and other academic department representatives, sit in on a class, meet with a coach, and have meals in our dining hall on most weekdays.

    Summer Visits (May–August)
    Take a campus tour with a current student and meet with an admission/financial aid counselor to learn more about our beautiful campus and information on applying and the programs and services we offer! Coach and faculty meetings are also available, depending on their availability. Most dates are available unless the campus is closed or we have an admission event on campus.

    • Campus tours are offered at 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. year-round. Meetings with admission and financial aid counselors, faculty, coaches and students depend on availability.

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    A Perfect First Look at St. Kate’s

    Minnesota Private College Week

    Minnesota Private College Week (MPCW) helps students entering their junior and senior years of high school explore the many private college options available across Minnesota. We will be offering a campus tour and general information session once a day at the following times:

    • June 24, 2–4 p.m.
    • June 25, 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • June 26, 2–4 p.m.
    • June 27, 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • June 28, 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

    You can sign up for this event by either completing the Schedule A Visit form above or follow the link here: https://www.mnprivatecolleges.org/mpcw.

    Summer Fridays

    Summertime is a perfect—and beautiful—time to explore St. Kate's. This group session led by admission counselors and faculty will provide you with information about admissions, financial aid, academics and student services. It's a great opportunity to meet current Katies, find out about the college selection process and tour campus. Check-in starts at 9 a.m.

    • August 9, 9:15 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • August 16, 9:15 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • August 23, 9:15 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Saturday Visits

    We want you to see for yourself all that St. Kate's has to offer! Visit us during one of our designated Saturday group visits to learn more about what life and learning are like for a Katie! Reservations are required due to limited space.

    • September 14, sophomores and juniors: 9–11 a.m., seniors: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • September 28, seniors: 9–11 a.m., transfers: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • October 12, sophomores and juniors: 9–11 a.m., seniors: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • October 19, sophomores and juniors: 9–11 a.m., seniors: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • November 9, sophomores and juniors: 9–11 a.m., seniors: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • November 23, sophomores and juniors: 9–11 a.m., seniors: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • December 14, seniors: 9–11 a.m., transfers: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • February 8, 2020, sophomores and juniors: 9–11 a.m., seniors: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • February 29, 2020, sophomores and juniors: 9–11 a.m., seniors: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • March 21, 2020, sophomores and juniors: 9–11 a.m., seniors: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • April 18 and 25, 2020, individual appointments. To schedule appointments, contact the admission office at 651-690-8850.

    Fall Visit Days

    Get into the action with a visit to St. Kate's during the busy fall semester! Meet current students, sit in on classes, speak with faculty, take a campus tour and enjoy lunch in the dining hall. Plus, you'll learn all about admissions, financial aid, academic programs and student services. The campus is full of activity—come check St. Kate's out! Check-in starts at 8 a.m.

    • Thursday, October 17, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
    • Friday, October 18, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

    Overnight Preview

    Experience a day (and night) in the life of a Katie! Designed for high-school seniors, Overnight Preview is your opportunity to spend the night in one of the residence halls, attend class, have lunch in the dining hall, visit with a professor or coach, and get your questions answered about admission and financial aid.

    • Friday, November 1 (starting at 10 a.m.) to Saturday, November 2 (ending around 10 a.m.)

    How to Finance a St. Kate's Education

    Paying for a private college education seems daunting and, at times, out of reach. Not true! In this session, we'll help you understand the cost of attendance and navigate the financial aid process—important information that is applicable for any college you're considering. Staff members from our admission and financial aid offices will be on hand to answer your questions and offer guidance.

    • Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • Saturday, March 7, 2020, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Spring Spotlight

    Designed for high-school sophomores and juniors just beginning the college search, Spring Spotlight is the perfect first look at St. Kate’s! Learn what schools look for in a prospective student, how to finance your college education, and what life as a Katie is like in the classroom and around campus. Current students will guide you on a campus tour and admissions staff will be on hand to answer your individual questions.

    • Monday, February 17, 2020, 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 4, 2020, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

    St. Kate's Bound

    Celebrate your admission to St. Kate’s and join us at our St. Kate’s Bound program for accepted seniors only. You’ll meet current Katies and future classmates, connect with professors in class, explore our beautiful campus, talk with your admission counselor and check out what it’s like to live on campus. Dress casually and bring a sleeping bag, pillow, toothbrush and towel. This is the perfect time to experience St. Kate’s!

    • Sunday, February 16, 2020 (starting at 2 p.m.) to Monday, February 17, 2020 (ending around 2 p.m.)
    • Sunday, April 5, 2020 (starting at 2 p.m.) to Monday, April 6, 2020 (ending around 2 p.m.)

    Travel Reimbursement
    Reimbursement for travel is available for accepted, out of state students! More information is available here.

    For any questions you have about this program, please contact the College for Women Admission Office to talk with your Admission Counselor at 651-690-8850.

    Transfer Student Info Sessions

    If you are a college student thinking of transferring to St. Kate’s, or have already applied or been accepted, these visits are geared toward your specific interests and questions. Not only will you have the opportunity to tour campus and learn about our academic programs, you'll be able to meet one-on-one with an admission counselor and have your transcript(s) evaluated for eligible credit transfers.

    • Thursday, October 17, 12–3 p.m.
    • Friday, October 18, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • Monday, November 11, 2 p.m. (optional tour), event 3–5 p.m.
    • Monday, February 17, 2020, 12–3 p.m.
    • Monday, April 6, 2020, 12–3 p.m.

    Junior Visit Day

    Spring is a great time to visit St. Kate's! Classes are in session, teams are practicing, students are studying, and campus is bustling with activity. Come to campus for our visit day just for high school juniors to learn why our academic programs are top-notch and get a feel for campus life.

    • Monday, April 6, 2020, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.