College for Women

College for Women

At the heart of our institution is a premiere baccalaureate college for women. This traditional undergraduate program offers over 60 majors, with an additional 35 more in partnership with neighboring colleges and universities.

Why Students Choose St. Kate’s

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.

That’s St. Kate’s—one of the largest private women's universities in the nation. Here you’ll find and be able to claim an education in which the talents, aspirations and contributions of women are not only valued, but acknowledged as central to the world’s future.

Resources for accepted students

Tuition and Aid

A St. Kate’s education is one of the most worthwhile investments you’ll ever make, but you don’t have to do it alone. From student employment to scholarships, financial aid, and financing, we are committed to making St. Kate’s affordable for you and your family.

The banded tuition rate covers a course load of 12 to 18 credits per semester during the fall and spring terms. Most students take 16 credits per semester to graduate in four years and maximize financial aid eligibility.

At St. Kate’s, 100% of first-year students receive some form of financial aid.

Financial aid and tuition


Admission Deadline

The College for Women’s priority decision and scholarship deadline is February 1.

Get in Touch with Admissions

The first person you’ll meet from St. Kate’s will likely be your admission counselor. Find out how they can personally help you through the application and admission process.

Meet your counselor

The Compass

The Compass defines your St. Catherine University experience and guides you through your academic journey with a sense of direction and purpose. 

The Compass