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University of Saint Katherine

San Marcos, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate66%

About University of Saint Katherine

The University of Saint Katherine (USK) is a university of arts and sciences, nationally recognized for its innovative and high-impact educational practices. Through small class sizes, inspired teaching, and a dedication to student success inside and outside the classroom, we partner with students to realize their full, unique potential. We offer a distinctive set of four BA/BS degree programs with 19 concentrations. USK is one of the few small liberal arts colleges to offer multiple degree programs in Natural Sciences. We also offer master’s degree programs in Organizational Leadership, Kinesiology, and Theology. The mission of USK is to provide a balanced education in the liberal arts and sciences, founded and rooted in the life of the historic Orthodox Christian tradition. Located in sunny San Marcos, California, USK students enjoy area beaches, running trails, and outdoor sports year-round. Downtown San Diego, the regional biotech corridor, and striking natural landscapes are all nearby and allow for a multitude of enrichment, internship, and research opportunities. USK is not-for-profit, regionally accredited, independent, and coeducational. We welcome and admit a diverse student body including students of all religious and faith backgrounds.

University of Saint Katherine is a private, religious university in the suburb of San Marcos, California. The university enrolls around 231 students a year, including 205 undergraduates.

University of Saint Katherine Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Saint Katherine. University of Saint Katherine admitted 66% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 90 applications received in 2022, 59 students were offered admission.

University of Saint Katherine Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 66%
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Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests

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University of Saint Katherine is located in the town of San Marcos, California, in the suburbs of San Diego.

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277 Rancheros Drive Suite 200 San Marcos, CA 92069

Campus Setting: Suburban

University of Saint Katherine Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Saint Katherine is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Saint Katherine is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at University of Saint Katherine is like? There are approximately 231 students enrolled at University of Saint Katherine, including 205 undergraduate students and 26 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 84% percent are from CA and 16% percent of students are from other states.


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