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This Is Your Time

Small classes. Challenging, supportive professors. Intensive in-class discussions. An academic community that cares for you and wants to see you succeed. This is your time to discover your potential and see where a degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will take you.

Saint Mary’s undergraduate program offers you a range of majors and minors to stretch your thinking and prepare you for leadership in your career. Even better, you can take on this new challenge with confidence, knowing that there are people and programs like the Student Success Center to support you on your educational path.

Undergraduate Departments

See below for a list of our undergraduate academic departments. 

You can also explore our full filterable list of programs and majors spanning all of our locations and schools.

All Programs and Majors

The sky’s the limit on psychology careers

When psychology Ph.D. students are applying for internship experiences, they may shoot for the moon—but they don’t often think of turning to NASA. As a summer intern with the Office of Naval Research at NASA Ames in Moffett Field, Calif., 2014 Saint Mary’s undergraduate psychology major Ellie Niedbala has been involved with helping astronauts and military personnel learn to deter motion sickness and stress. And, she’s working to both recruit and retain more women to NASA Ames. Read more ›

Outdoors provide hands-on lab for science students

For Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota undergraduate college science students, the outdoors is often their laboratory. All environmental courses with labs have multiple outdoor learning experiences: on the Winona Campus, on the Mississippi River, and other unique habitats in Southeastern Minnesota. Many students perform research in the local environment. At the recent college campus Celebration […] Read more ›

Hinck ready to share love of literature [video]

Ellen Hinck ’17 could have graduated last year. As a Psychology major, she would have graduated from Saint Mary’s University in just three years. But she quite literally couldn’t help but pursue her love of literature. With one additional year, she could add Literature with Writing Emphasis as a second major and then pursue a […] Read more ›

Turning data into decisions

Students in Michael Ratajczyk’s data analysis and business modeling course reviewed notes and discussed tactics as they waited for their turn in front of the judges. The students, primarily sophomores and juniors, had been given the task of analyzing data from a fictional business, Cardinal Hardware, which utilizes multiple suppliers and uses their own fleet […] Read more ›

Saint Mary’s University and Mayo Clinic to collaborate for physician assistant program

Collaboration includes expansion of Saint Mary’s University Cascade Meadow facility in Rochester ROCHESTER, Minn.—The Mayo Clinic board of governors recently approved a proposal to initiate development of a new physician assistant master’s degree program through Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences; the proposal is a collaborative effort between Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and Mayo’s School […] Read more ›

Musical theatre production examines effects of mental illness

WINONA, Minn. — The Saint Mary’s University Department of Theatre and Dance’s contemporary rock musical Next to Normal will explore how a suburban household copes with crisis. Under the direction and musical direction of Judy Myers, Next to Normal will showcase the vocal talents of Saint Mary’s students through an energetic pop/rock score with more […] Read more ›
Rendering of the Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Science and Learning Center

A look inside the Science and Learning Center

Each day visible progress is being made at Saint Mary’s new Science and Learning Center, located on the Winona Campus. Virtually step inside and take a personal tour of the $19 million state-of-the-art facility with Jim Nagle of Wight & Company of Chicago. Read more ›
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota offers 4+1 BA/MBA program

Saint Mary’s launches new M.B.A. program for undergraduate students

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota undergraduate students now have the opportunity to earn their Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with only one additional year of school. The new program is designed for all students, regardless of major. Students will take up to nine credits of graduate courses in the senior year of their bachelor’s degree […] Read more ›

The art of achievement

Danielle E. Miller ’11 didn’t set out to be an artist. Instead, art found her at a time in her life when she needed it most. And now her art is inspiring others. Miller, joined by 22 international artists, is currently exhibiting at The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition in New York City. Read more ›

Saint Mary’s arts programming receives significant funding

Arts programming at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota has received more than $180,000—including recent grants of $100,000 from the Hiawatha Education Foundation and more than $75,000 from the Minnesota State Arts Board—in support of performances and programming for the 2016-17 seasons at the Saint Mary’s University Performance Center and Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA). […] Read more ›

Academic Support

Libraries and Writing Centers ›

Libraries and writing centers are available on both the Twin Cities and Winona campuses, offering resources and support for students on their academic journey.


Technology ›

Technology is transforming the student experience. Learn more about how Saint Mary's uses technology to help students' capacity to learn, and what resources are available for technology assistance.

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Academic Advising ›

Get assistance with scheduling courses, declaring a major, evaluating completion of general education or major requirements, and developing academic success strategies.

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Academic Calendar ›

Our undergraduate program in Winona features a traditional two-semester academic cycle, with first-term classes beginning in late August and second-term classes concluding in early May.

General Education Requirements

The general education requirements at Saint Mary's provide broad-based knowledge core to the liberal arts tradition. You can choose between two tracks. Most students participate in the Lasallian Core Traditions Program, and the Lasallian Honors Program is available to students meeting honors requirements.

Learn more about our Lasallian programs