(Admission of degreed students, nondegree-seeking students, men, and auditors)
Applicants who have a bachelor's degree and are seeking a second degree must submit an application and official transcripts from each post-secondary educational institution attended. Students seeking a second bachelor's degree should refer to the Core Curriculum and Graduation Requirements sections of this catalog for details about requirements for graduation.
Nondegree-seeking students include students who have or have not completed a degree but wish to take courses for personal enrichment or career enhancement. Nondegree-seeking students must submit an application and an unofficial transcript from the last institution attended. Nondegree-seeking students who wish to change their status to degree-seeking must submit official transcripts from all institutions attended to the Office of Admission. Admission as a nondegree-seeking student is not a guarantee of admission as a degree-seeking student. Individuals enrolled in the associate program may take no more than 12 credits as a nondegree-seeking student.
Students taking courses required for admission to a program may apply as prerequisite-to-program students. Prerequisite-to-program students must submit an application and an unofficial transcript from the last institution attended. Prerequisite-to-program students who wish to change their status to degree-seeking must submit official transcripts from all institutions attended to the Office of Admission. Admission as a prerequisite-to-program student is not a guarantee of admission as a degree-seeking student.
As a primarily undergraduate institution dedicated to educating women, St. Catherine University's College for Women, grants bachelor's degrees to women only.* Men may apply to certificate or degree programs in the College for Adults and the Graduate College.
Students wishing to audit a course should contact the Registrar's Office.
*St. Catherine University considers all individuals who identify as women for admission to the College for Women regardless of gender assigned at birth, as well as non-binary and genderqueer students. For the full admission policy, please go to: https://catalog.stkate.edu/policies/stu-non-acad/transgender-non-binary/