Tuition and Financial Aid

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Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition: More affordable than you may think

Evening|Weekend|Online at St. Kate's offers extraordinary value. If you pursue a bachelor's degree through Evening|Weekend|Online, you'll pay a tuition rate that is less than half the rate charged to students in the university's traditional weekday program.

But you'll get the same quality experience: small class sizes, a highly supportive learning environment, personal attention from faculty, and the value of St. Catherine University B.A. or B.S. on your resume. And you'll get a life-changing, values-based learning experience designed just for adult students.

To help reduce your costs (and speed  your time to graduation), we'll work with you to transfer in your previous college credits. Find out more about credit transfer at St. Kate's.

Tuition for the 2014-15 academic year is $532 per credit. Tuition rates are subject to change, effective June 1 of each year. The number of credits taken per term varies; some students take as few as 4 credits; others take 8 credits or more. Many students register for 6 credits or more to take become eligible for "half-time" financial aid. For details, see our students accounts page.

Financial aid

Over two-thirds of Evening/Weekend/Online students receive loans, grants and other forms of assistance. When applying for admission, you may apply for financial aid simultaneously. To learn more about how to apply for financial aid, visit the Financial Aid website »

After we have received all financial aid forms and you have been accepted to the University, the Office of Financial Aid will evaluate your financial aid application and send you an award letter.

Scholarships for employees of St. Kate's partners

If you're currently employed at one of St. Catherine University's corporate partners, you'll receive a St. Kate's partner scholarship, reducing your tuition costs by 10%. Current partners are:

  • Allina Health
  • Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
  • Fairview Health Services
  • Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • North Memorial Health Care
  • Park Nicollet Health Services
  • Regions Hospital
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wells Fargo

Financial Aid Contacts

Our financial aid counselors will help you apply for aid from federal and state governments and from St. Catherine University itself. Counselors can assist you with the application process, money management guidance and sensible borrowing.

Fees

Student fees often raise the price of attendance significantly for college students.  But at St. Kate's, you'll be charged only a few additional fees to your student account:

  • New student fee: $15 (one-time)
  • Student activity fee: $52 per semester ($10 in Summer)
  • Technology fee: $150 per semester and Summer
  • Graduation fee: $120 (one-time)

Books

Books are available at St. Catherine University's bookstore in Coeur de Catherine or online »

You may view the required textbooks and their costs prior to the start of your class. Find your course in the course schedule, then click on "Lookup ISBN."

Please contact the bookstore with any questions.