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Project for Pride in Living (PPL)

Our best investment: you.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is proud to partner with Project for Pride in Living (PPL) to offer employees like you unique career advancement and development opportunities.

With more than 55 bachelor’s degree completion, master’s, doctoral, and graduate certificate programs across our three schools, you’ll find the one that fits your goals and busy life.

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Advance your career with these benefits.

  • Trusted Partner Scholarships
  • You and/or your spouse are eligible 
  • Application fee waived
  • Flexible programs and diverse learning formats, many 100% online
  • Access to campus events, career fairs, and networking opportunities
  • Renowned curriculum taught by experienced faculty with practical industry knowledge
  • Access to a global network of over 58,000 alumni in various fields worldwide
  • Career Services Center with multiple resources and job search platforms

Our Partner Scholarship

As a leader in adult education, we’re committed to providing an education that is flexible for working professionals and adult learners. Through the partnership between your employer and Saint Mary’s, we’re offering a discount (per credit) that allows you to pursue educational and career advancement — while meeting all of life’s obligations.

  • Bachelor’s Completion Programs | $50 off per credit  
  • Master’s Programs and Graduate Certificates | $70 off per credit  
  • Doctoral Programs | $90 off per credit  

Get started

  • Connect with an enrollment counselor by filling out the form on the page of the program you are interested in learning more about. If you are interested in more than one program, you only need to fill out one form and you and a counselor can discuss all programs to see what best meets your career goals.

    If you’re ready to apply, we’re ready to help you get started!

    Apply now.

    • May not be used concurrently with any other institutional grant scholarship or discount program. The scholarship applies to new students and/or their spouses only and isn’t retroactive. The Office of Admission must verify employment status at the time of application submission.
    • Available the term or “semester” following the date they “self identify as an employee” of one of our trusted partners. Please indicate your employer “partner” when asked on applications or with your admissions counselor.
    • Not valid on undergraduate programs offered on our residential Winona Campus.
    • Not valid for the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Anesthesiology (DNP) and the Executive Doctor of Education in Leadership (EDEL) programs.

Connect with your enrollment counselor.