University of Saint Katherine

Inquiry Seeking Wisdom

University of Saint Katherine provides a balanced education in the
liberal arts and sciences, founded and rooted in the life of the
Orthodox Christian Tradition.
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Faculty to Speak on Protestant Reformation at WJU Seminar on Oct 9

William Jessup University is hosting the Ecumenical seminar entitled, “2017: 500 Years of Reformation,” at its campus in Rocklin, California on October 9, 2017. Speakers representing the Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox Christian faiths will present lectures reflecting these respective traditions.  Robert Fortuin, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthodox Christian Theology at USK, will present a paper…

Dr. Joel Day, City of San Diego Human Relations Commission to Speak at USK on Oct 2

Forum Lecture Title: “Peace and Security in the City: Local Leadership on Global Issues” October 2, 2017 at 7:30 PM (Room 209); Open to the Public Dr. Joel Day is Executive Director of the City of San Diego’s Human Relations Commission and International Affairs Board. In this capacity, Joel supports the mission of the Board…

Student Academic Honors Awarded Today

Congratulations to all of the USK students who earned academic honors for Spring semester! Students received Dean’s List and President’s Award certificates in recognition of their academic performance today. Membership in the ODK National Honor Society will also be announced this semester.

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A nationally-recognized university

“Saint Katherine thus joins historic universities such as John Erskine’s Columbia and Robert Hutchins’s University of Chicago that embraced a structured, coherent, transformative curriculum in which what comes before serves as ground for what comes after with the aim of graduating students who have absorbed a truly liberal education.”  The John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy

“The American Council of Trustees and Alumni announced that San Diego-based Saint Katherine has earned an “A” rating in the nationwide What Will They Learn?™ survey. It is clear that the faculty and leadership of Saint Katherine came together and determined the skills and knowledge that all its graduates must have in common, whatever their majors might be. This is a sign of true academic excellence and commitment to student success.”  American Council of Trustees and Alumni

Student to Faculty Ratio

Average class size is 12 students.


American Council of Trustees and Alumni (Washington, DC) national evaluation of curricular excellence

Internships in Business and Biotech

Opportunities to gain relevant experience at some of the best innovation-leading companies in the world.

Best-in-Class Affordability

Affordable cost of attendance in “America’s finest city.”

Campus and hybrid learning opportunities

University of Saint Katherine offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees. Pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, pre-dentistry, pre-law, and pre-veterinary medicine studies, as well as other pre-professional studies programs, may also be completed at the University. The University also offers a variety of post graduate certificates.

Students are actively engaged in using a variety of learning formats and platforms that represent the latest in higher education instruction. Internships, laboratories, field experiences, international study, and other activities complement in-class learning throughout the curriculum.

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