The St. Catherine University - University of St. Thomas School of Social Work welcomes and values transfer students. Students interested in a social work degree can transfer into either St. Catherine University or the University of St. Thomas to complete a Bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW).
Students transferring to St. Catherine University or to the University of St. Thomas should meet with an admissions counselor to identify what courses transfer into the selected University and what additional courses are needed to complete the school's liberal arts requirements.
St. Catherine University: Admissions for transfer students
University of St. Thomas: Admissions for transfer students
Specific transfer guidesheets for the Bachelor of Social Work program have been developed for the following schools:
St. Catherine University transfer guidesheets
University of St. Thomas transfer guidesheets*
*Please note, the University of St. Thomas transfer guidesheets will be updated with the School of Social Work by September 1, 2014. These sheets will contain information about all transfer program options at the university. Scroll through until you find the School of Social Work.
Sarah Ferguson, Ph.D., Program Director firstname.lastname@example.org / 651-690-6296.
Overview of transfer guidelines
St. Kate's accepts students on a "rolling" basis. The university notifies applicants of acceptance shortly after receiving the completed application. Upon acceptance students will:
Each application for admission is reviewed individually, and a variety of factors are considered in the decision process. The admissions committee looks for a proven track record of academic success and the motivation necessary to complete an undergraduate degree. Students most likely to be admitted have:
For students who have completed less than 28 semester credits or the equivalent, the college GPA requirements may be higher for acceptance and more emphasis will be placed on the student's high school academic record. Students are notified of their admission status two to three weeks after the completed admissions application and all required supporting documentation have been received.