Financial Aid and Tuition



Financial Aid and Tuition

How much does it cost to earn an associate degree or certificate at St. Kate’s? Our advisors can help you find the answer — and help you understand your options for financial aid. Close to 75 percent of our associate students receive loans, grants and other forms of assistance.

Tuition and fees

Tuition is $664 per credit for all associate degree and certificate programs, except the phlebotomy certificate program ($332 per credit). Most courses range from 2–4 credits. The number of credits taken per semester varies; some students take as few as 6 credits; others take 12 credits or more. You'll also be assessed the following fees:

  • New student fee: $15 (one-time)
  • Student activity fee: $35 per semester ($30 in Summer)
  • Technology fee: $150 per semester and Summer
  • Graduation fee: $120 (one-time)

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
  • HealthPartners
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • North Memorial Health Care
  • Park Nicollet Health Services
  • Regions Hospital
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wells Fargo

Financial aid

Need some help paying for college? Financial aid is available for most students. 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.

Visit the Financial Aid website, which outlines 4 Steps to Applying for Financial Aid as well as information on applying for scholarships. The Financial Aid website includes up-to-date information for new, continuing and transfer students.

Associate financial aid contact

Minneapolis Campus Financial Aid
(651) 690-7805