St. Catherine University is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This is a good thing for students. Attending a regionally accredited institution is important if you may want to transfer credits to another institution or if you want to attend a post-graduate program.
St. Catherine University is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to section 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
View the accreditation statements for each of St. Kate's accredited degree programs.
Student Right-to-Know Information
In accordance with Department of Education regulations, all colleges and universities are required to provide to prospective students, current students, and the public information about their graduation and transfer-out rates.
Student Complaint Process
If you are a student in a program at St. Catherine University, you may click below to file a grievance with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.
Students may also submit a formal complaint to our institutional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission.
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is released every year on October 1 in compliance with state and federal campus security regulations.
These reports are in compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA).
The report includes statistics for the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by St. Catherine University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.
The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security. Those policies include alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, hate crime reporting, emergency response and evacuation procedures, missing student notification and fire safety.