The best journeys have detours. Let us help make sure yours takes you to the right place.
At Saint Mary’s we are all in, every day, to support you throughout the transfer process. We help you make the most of credits earned from any regionally accredited two- or four-year institutions – you can meet general education requirements in as few as 30 transfer credits. Best of all, we can give you the direction and information you need in as few as 24 hours in most cases.
The Saint Mary’s Transfer Advantage
At our campus in Winona, you can complete general education requirements AND earn a minor in fewer credits than what the Minnesota transfer curriculum requires.
Not only is Saint Mary’s ranked third in the Midwest in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report1 for having the best value education – based on quality and services versus net cost – it was voted #3 Best Value in Regional Universities Midwest and #1 Best Value in Minnesota in 2022. Best of all, as a transfer student in our undergraduate programs, you are eligible for as much as $108,000 in scholarships.
•Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota application or Common Application
•Official transcripts from every technical college, community college, and/or university previously attended
•Official high school transcripts (required for students who have completed less than 24 college credits post-graduation)
•Official ACT or SAT scores (optional)
Letter of recommendation (optional)
•College courses 100 level or above
•Comparable to Saint Mary’s University offerings
•Courses graded C/2.0 or higher
Welcome to Saint Mary’s! Here’s what’s next:
•Place your $300 Enrollment Deposit
•Register for housing
•Sign up for Orientation
•Schedule your appointment to register for classes
Transfer Student Scholarships
Explore several scholarships available exclusively for transfer students. Whether you have an artistic talent, possess a passion for music, thrive on the stage, or excel in academics, Saint Mary’s has many scholarships available for new incoming students.
Follow a Saint Mary’s Transfer Pathway
We partner with a number of two- and four-year institutions to ensure your transfer to Saint Mary’s is seamless. Here are current defined transfer pathways from two-year Minnesota community college partners into our Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program.
- Alexandria Technical and Community College
- Anoka-Ramsey Community College
- Century College
- Central Lakes College
- Inver Hills Community College
- Lake Superior College
- Minneapolis College
- Minnesota State College Southeast
- Minnesota State Community and Tech College