We Are Katies

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St. Catherine University (St. Kate's) is one of the largest private women's universities in the nation. Here, the talents, aspirations, and contributions of women are not only valued, but acknowledged as central to the world’s future.


First-Year Students

Imagine a place where you can realize your full potential among people invested in the education of women. Where you can freely express yourself with the fellowship and support of your peers. Where leadership is encouraged and not a competition, and strong women role models are everywhere.

With more than 50 undergraduate majors for you to choose from, St. Kate's gives you an opportunity to find a field you're passionate about and channel that passion into a thriving career. We also boast a number of partnerships with regional, national, and global organizations, providing you with opportunities for internships and experiential learning throughout your time at St. Kate's.

We are excited to welcome you to our strong, women-focused community.

Admission counselors

Application instructions for first-year students

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Join our legacy of influential and visionary women.

St. Catherine University guides an inclusive community of students to learn and discern wisely, live and lead justly, and shape a better world. Listen to St. Kate's alumni share stories of how attending St. Kate’s powered lives of meaning for them through an education that led to careers that blend with their passions and make a difference in the world.