Saint Catharine College is a small Roman Catholic liberal arts college located in Springfield, Kentucky. It was founded by the Dominican Sisters of St. Catharine of Siena in 1931 as St. Catharine Junior College, an all-female learning institution. It became coeducational in 1951 and was officially named Saint Catharine College.
Today, the college grants associate’s degrees in such fields as science, applied science and the arts and bachelor’s degrees in liberal arts, criminal justice, management, health sciences, psychology and education. The college also offers certificate courses in pastoral ministry, computer information systems, and early childhood education. Although it is a Catholic college, Saint Catharine is open to all students regardless of age, race, color, disability, gender, religion or natural origin. Its mission to this day remains the same – to assist students develop to their full potential and to insure that they have access to quality education at a reasonable cost.
Cost of tuition and fees for academic year 2009-2010 for fulltime students is US$14,740 per year and for part-time students, US$505 per credit hour. For students enrolled fulltime in the College of Health Science cost of tuition is US$17,220 while part-time students pay US$720 per credit hour. Those who want to live on campus are charged a yearly rate of US$3,760 for room rental and US$3,450 for meals. Fulltime students also pay a student activity fee of US$50 per credit hour. To insure that students are able to pay for their cost of tuition, financial aid is extended to them in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work-study programs.
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