• WAYS TO VISIT

    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 Appointment

    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.

    Class visits, meetings with current students and overnight visits are over for this current semester. They will be available again starting in February. Meetings with coaches and professors depend on availability. Our office and the St. Kate's Campus will be closed starting at 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 22nd and will reopen on Tuesday, January 2nd for the Holiday Break.

    Summer Visits (May–August)
    Take a campus tour, meet with admission and financial aid counselors, or meet with coaches and faculty on most weekdays!

    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

    Evening Transfer/Second Degree Student Appointments

    For a limited time we are offering evening appointments on Tuesdays until January 23rd for students looking to complete their Bachelors degree and students seeking a second Bachelors degree in the College for Women Bachelors degree program in addition to our regular weekday appointments with admission counselors. Appointments with our transfer counselors are available at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. and will give you the opportunity to determine your transfer of credit, degree completion plan, and how to apply for financial aid! Please note that there will be no appointments available on Tuesday, December 26th due to the holiday break.

    To request an appointment, please either give us a call at 651-690-8850 or fill out the Visit Request Form at the top of the page!


    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. The dates for Saturday Visits are:

    • December 16, 2017, Seniors, 9–11 a.m.; transfer students, 10 a.m.–noon
    • February 10th, Sophomores and Juniors: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Seniors: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • February 24th, Sophomores and Juniors: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Seniors: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • March 3rd, Sophomores and Juniors: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Seniors: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • March 17th, Seniors: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Transfers: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • April 14, Individual Appointments for Seniors and Transfers (call 651-690-8850 for times available)
    • April 28th, Individual Appointments for Seniors and Transfers (call 651-690-8850 for times available)

    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 27, 8 a.m.–noon
    • Saturday, March 10, 8 a.m.–noon

    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 19, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 21, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

    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.

    • Monday, February 19th, 12 p.m.–3 p.m.
    • Monday, April 9th, 12 p.m.–3 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! Upcoming dates will be posted when they are set.

    • Sunday, February 18th to Monday, February 19th (early check in starting at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, program complete by 2:00 p.m. Monday)
    • Sunday, April 8th to Monday, April 9th (early check in starting at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, program complete by 2:00 p.m. Monday)

    Travel Reimbursement
    Please contact your admission counselor for information regarding travel reimbursement.


    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. Campus tours and general information sessions are offered twice daily at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

    • Monday, June 25th to Friday, June 29th with sessions from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 2:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    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.

    Dates for Summer 2018 will be posted when set.


    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!

    Dates for Fall Visit Days 2018 will be posted when set.


    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.

    2018 dates to be posted.