• WAYS TO VISIT

    Choose the visit that best suits your interests.

    One of the best ways to find out if St. Kate's is right for you is to come see for yourself. From individual appointments to overnight weekends, we offer many ways for you to experience life as a Katie.

    Either schedule a visit online today or call the Admission Office at 651-690-8850 or 800-656-KATE (5283) for reservations. Please note: spaces fill quickly. Tours and counselor appointments start promptly at the times listed. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late, our office will make every attempt to accommodate your needs; however, we cannot guarantee all the components of your visit. We strongly recommend that you plan to arrive on campus early, to check in at least 15 minutes before your scheduled visit time.


    Individual Appointment

    Let us customize a weekday visit for you!

    Summer Visits (May–August)
    Take a campus tour with a current student and meet with an admission/financial aid counselor to learn more about our beautiful campus and information on applying and the programs and services we offer! Coach and faculty meetings are also available, depending on their availability. Most dates are available unless the campus is closed or we have an admission event on campus.

    • Campus tours are offered at 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. year-round. Meetings with admission and financial aid counselors, faculty, coaches and students depend on availability.

    School Year Visits (September–early December or February–early April)
    You can meet with admission and financial aid counselors, take campus tours with current students, meet with faculty and other academic department representatives, sit in on a class, meet with a coach, and have meals in our dining hall on most weekdays.

    • Class visits, meetings with current students, and Individual Overnight Visits for Seniors will be available again at the end of September 2018. Meetings with Coaches and Faculty depend on availability.

  • special events

    A Perfect First Look at St. Kate’s

    Transfer Student Information Webinar

    Learn more about the transfer application process as well as information on financial aid, the programs and services we offer, and what life is like for a St. Kate's student by joining us for a webinar on Thursday, June 21st (12 - 1 p.m.)! You can sign up for this event by filling out the form here.


    Minnesota Private College Week

    Minnesota Private College Week (MPCW) helps students entering their junior and senior years of high school explore the many private college options available across Minnesota. Campus tours and general information sessions are offered twice daily at 9:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.

    • June 25–June 29, with sessions from 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m. and 2:15–4:30 p.m.

    Summer Fridays

    Summertime is a perfect—and beautiful—time to explore St. Kate's. This group session led by admission counselors and faculty will provide you with information about admissions, financial aid, academics and student services. It's a great opportunity to meet current Katies, find out about the college selection process and tour campus.

    • August 10, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • August 17, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • August 24, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Saturday Visits

    We want you to see for yourself all that St. Kate's has to offer! Visit us during one of our designated Saturday group visits to learn more about what life and learning are like for a Katie! Reservations are required due to limited space.

    Saturday visits are held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the following dates.

    • September 15 - Sophomores and Juniors Small Group Visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Senior Small Group Visit from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • September 29 - Senior Small Group Visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Transfer Small Group Visit from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • October 13th - Sophomores and Juniors Small Group Visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Senior Small Group Visit from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • October 20 - Sophomores and Juniors Small Group Visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Senior Small Group Visit from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • November 10 - Sophomores and Juniors Small Group Visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Senior Small Group Visit from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • November 17 - Sophomores and Juniors Small Group Visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Senior Small Group Visit from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • December 1 - Senior Small Group Visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Transfer Small Group Visit from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • December 15 - Sophomores and Juniors Small Group Visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Senior Small Group Visit from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • February 9 - Sophomores and Juniors Small Group Visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Senior Small Group Visit from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • February 23 - Sophomores and Juniors Small Group Visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Senior Small Group Visit from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • March 23 - Sophomores and Juniors Small Group Visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Senior Small Group Visit from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • April 13 - Individual admission counselor appointments and small group tours available for high school seniors and transfer students. Please call this spring for available times.
    • April 27 - Individual admission counselor appointments and small group tours available for high school seniors and transfer students. Please call this spring for available times.

    Fall Visit Days

    Get into the action with a visit to St. Kate's during the busy fall semester! Meet current students, sit in on classes, speak with faculty, take a campus tour and enjoy lunch in the dining hall. Plus, you'll learn all about admissions, financial aid, academic programs and student services. The campus is full of activity—come check St. Kate's out!

    • October 18 or 19

    Overnight Preview

    Experience a day (and night) in the life of a Katie! Designed for high-school seniors, Overnight Preview is your opportunity to spend the night in one of the residence halls, attend class, have lunch in the dining hall, visit with a professor or coach, and get your questions answered about admission and financial aid.

    • November 2–3, seniors welcome

    How to Finance a St. Kate's Education

    Paying for a private college education seems daunting and, at times, out of reach. Not true! In this session, we'll help you understand the cost of attendance and navigate the financial aid process—important information that is applicable for any college you're considering. Staff members from our admission and financial aid offices will be on hand to answer your questions and offer guidance.

    • January 26, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • March 9, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Transfer Student Info Sessions

    If you are a college student thinking of transferring to St. Kate’s, or have already applied or been accepted, these visits are geared toward your specific interests and questions. Not only will you have the opportunity to tour campus and learn about our academic programs, you'll be able to meet one-on-one with an admission counselor and have your transcript(s) evaluated for eligible credit transfers.

    • October 18th, 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • November 12th, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    St. Kate's Bound

    Celebrate your admission to St. Kate’s and join us at our St. Kate’s Bound program for accepted seniors only. You’ll meet current Katies and future classmates, connect with professors in class, explore our beautiful campus, talk with your admission counselor and check out what it’s like to live on campus. Dress casually and bring a sleeping bag, pillow, toothbrush and towel. This is the perfect time to experience St. Kate’s!

    Travel Reimbursement
    Please contact your admission counselor for information regarding travel reimbursement.

    • February 17–18
    • April 7–8

    Junior Visit Day

    Spring is a great time to visit St. Kate's! Classes are in session, teams are practicing, students are studying, and campus is bustling with activity. Come to campus for our visit day just for high school juniors to learn why our academic programs are top-notch and get a feel for campus life.

    • April 8, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

    Spring Spotlight

    Designed for high-school sophomores and juniors just beginning the college search, Spring Spotlight is the perfect first look at St. Kate’s! Learn what schools look for in a prospective student, how to finance your college education, and what life as a Katie is like in the classroom and around campus. Current students will guide you on a campus tour and admissions staff will be on hand to answer your individual questions.

    • February 18, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
    • April 6, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.