Tuition and Financial Aid



Tuition and Financial Aid

How much does it cost to be earn the Associate of Applied Science: Occupational Therapy Assistant degree at St. Kate’s? Our advisors can help you find the answer — and help you understand your options for financial aid. Most students receive some form of financial aid (loans, grants and other forms of assistance).

You'll need to take into consideration the long-term value of your degree — your goals, your employment prospects, the value to potential employers of the St. Kate's name on your resume —  as well as the benefits of a supportive environment you'll find in a life-changing St. Kate's learning experience.


Information about current tuition rates and fees is available through student accounts.

Transfer in your previous college credits

If you are like many students, your total tuition costs will be reduced by transferring in credits from your previous college experience. Students frequently transfer in courses to meet Liberal Arts and Sciences requirements for the associate degree. For details on these LAS course requirements, see our Degree Plan page. To learn about what courses may transfer in, see our transfer page

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.

Your admission counselor can help you understand the basics of financial aid, and refer you to a financial aid counselor for detailed counseling on your aid options. 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.

Financial aid counselors are ready to help you understand your aid options. Contact the Minneapolis campus office of financial aid: (651) 690-7805 or

Veteran's benefits

St. Kate's welcomes students who have served in United States armed forces. The university fully participates in VA educational benefit programs, including the Post-9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program. See our veteran's benefits page for more information.

Corporate partner scholarships

If you're cuurently employed in one of St. Catherine University's corporate partners, you are eligible for a partner scholarship, reducing your tuition costs by 10%. Current corporate partners in the healthcare field are:

  • Allina Health
  • Children's Hospitals and Clinics
  • Fairview Health Services
  • Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • North Memorial Hospital
  • Park Nicollet Health Services
  • Regions Hospital