Returning Graduate Students

Life takes many twists and turns and Saint Mary’s understands this. We’re glad you’ve decided to return to Saint Mary’s, and we are here to help you pick up where you left off.

To get started:

  • Apply for re-admission. The application fee is waived for any student who was previously accepted and completed coursework in a Saint Mary's degree program.
  • Submit a new one-page personal statement outlining your educational and professional goals, as well as an updated résumé. These documents can be emailed to or paper copies can be sent to:

    Office of Admission
    Saint Mary’s University
    2500 Park Avenue
    Minneapolis, MN 55404-4403

We encourage you to contact the Office of Admission to confirm any necessary steps needed to complete your re-admission, or to answer any questions you may have. Call 612-728-5100 or 866-437-2788 to speak with an enrollment counselor, or send an email to

Students seeking readmission to master’s, graduate certificate, specialist, or doctorate programs must submit an application and personal statement to initiate the readmission process. The Registrar’s Office will determine if additional materials are needed to complete your application.

Apply Today

To get started, apply for readmission. Our Student Central team can answer any questions you may have about the re-admission process. Call 612-238-4566 or 866-437-2788 to speak with a Student Services Specialist, or email