Saint Mary's University of Minnesota


Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota awakens, nurtures, and empowers learners to ethical lives of service and leadership. Students find a relationship-driven, individualized education in every classroom, in person or online. Saint Mary’s enrolls students at its residential undergraduate college in Winona and its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs based in Minneapolis but extending worldwide. Through intense inquiry and real-world experiences, students discover the character within as they prepare to start or advance their careers.

Academic Programs

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Analytics
  • Music Industry
  • Theatre
  • Theology

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Students choose Saint Mary’s for a number of reasons, including: our welcoming community; our commitment to walking alongside each student every step of the way; our intentional focus on practical, hands-on learning experiences; and our dedication to helping students form connections that will guide them beyond college. There are a few things we’ll need from you to complete your application. Be sure to send us:: Your application Official transcripts An essay or writing sample Official ACT/SAT/Classic Learning test scores Additional documentation (as requested)


Saint Mary's welcomes applications from transfer students throughout the year. Transfer students can begin classes at our Winona Campus fall or spring semester. Transfer applicant checklist: Your application Official transcripts from every technical college, community college, and/or university previously attended Official high school transcripts (required for students who've completed less than 24 college credits post graduation) Official ACT/SAT/CLT scores (optional) Letter of recommendation (optional) Dean of Students Form (found at

Additional Information

At Saint Mary’s, you’ll belong to a vibrant community that will get to know you—and your potential. It’s a person-centered environment with professors who will mentor you, plenty of real-world experience, and friendships that can last a lifetime. You’ll be challenged. You’ll have fun. And after graduation, you’ll look back at your experience and see the considerable value you received and the significance of the instruction in shaping the person you’ve become. Learn more about our undergraduate experience and apply today.

Visit us

With so many schools out there, how will you choose the college that’s right for you? The best way to get a feel for Saint Mary’s is to visit our Winona Campus. Whether you come by yourself or with parents, family, and friends, you’ll be able to take advantage of a student-led information session, campus tour, and a personal meeting with an admission counselor. Go to to register for your customized visit.

"Professors at Saint Mary's are very personable and they really encourage and push you to be sure you are prepared for your career and your future. You're not just a number here. You get to know everyone at Saint Mary's and there is a real sense of community on this beautiful campus."

Lillian Braun, Student, Secondary Education, '20
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

700 Terrace Heights #2
Winona, MN 55987, United States of America

Phone number

(507) 457-1700