We Are St. Catherine University

Established by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, St. Kate’s intellectual tradition of Catholic Social Teaching guides our commitment to inclusivity, advancing wisdom and justice, and powering lives of meaning.

St. Catherine University President Becky Roloff embraces a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet
Our Mission and Values

With a College for Women at the heart of the University, we educate women to lead and influence while emphasizing scholarly inquiry and social justice teachings at all degree levels.

A group of first-year St. Kate's students on our St. Paul campus
Why St. Kate’s?

Learn more about our diverse and inclusive student community, meet our Katies, and find out why they chose St. Kate’s to guide their education.

1905 photo of Derham Hall
Our History

Grounded in the legacy of our Catholic founders, St. Kate’s commitment to improve and grow has transformed the institution over the years into the University it is today, including three schools and three colleges.

St. Kate's academic leadership team of provosts and deans
University Leadership

Our leadership team advances the priorities of the University and is responsible for sustaining our reputation for academic excellence, commitment to social justice, and creating a learning environment in which women thrive.

Visit our Campus

We look forward to welcoming you to our campus in the Highland Neighborhood of St. Paul, Minnesota.

Virtual campus visit options are also available, including virtual appointments with admission counselors, online events, and more.