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Saint Katherine College is an undergraduate college of liberal arts and sciences that focuses its integrative teaching in the core subjects of Composition, English Language and Literature, Foreign Language, American Government and History, Economics, Mathematics, and the Sciences in addition to instruction in concentration-specific degree requirements. Outstanding teaching and research—with relevance to the practical world and Christian witness as guiding principles—is our primary purpose- inquiry seeking wisdom. College programs encompass several academic disciplines and degree-granting programs, as well as interdisciplinary collaborations, laboratories, and programs whose work cuts across traditional departmental boundaries. We realize these aims in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society. Saint Katherine College is independent, coeducational, not-for-profit and privately endowed. The College admits students of all religious and faith backgrounds. All classes are taught by experienced faculty who have earned terminal degrees in their academic field.

Vision: To increase knowledge to benefit humanity and advance scholarship to enhance our understanding of that knowledge.

Mission: We achieve this by integrating Christian principles in all of our educational and research programs and in our service to the community and our nation at large.


Licensure:  Saint Katherine College is approved and licensed by the California Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education (BPPE) to award Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees. (  https://app.dca.ca.gov/bppe/view-school.asp?schlcode=39184694 )

Majors
Art , Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Economics, English Language and Literature, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Management Science,  Music, Philosophy, Public Health and Policy Studies, and Theology.

Faculty
Saint Katherine College has a 9:1 student to faculty ratio, and of the full-time members of the faculty, all hold either a doctoral degree or the highest degree in their field.

Academic Calendar
Fall and Spring semesters.

Advising/Mentoring
Faculty advisors, academic and personal counseling, career counseling, and pre-professional guidance in church-related vocations, law, economics and business administration, and health-related careers.

Student Activities
Literary journal (Saint Katherine Review), yearbook, dance and theatre productions, musical groups including choirs and ensembles, plus numerous special interest, service, and honorary organizations. Men’s and women’s intramural and competitive sports, as well as a variety of planned and impromptu outdoor activities.

Student Government Association
The official organization of the student body, responsible for planning student activities and for administering regulations governing student behavior and the Honor Code. The SGA enables students to play a major role in the governance of the college community and in the maintenance of the academic integrity of the college.

Religious Life
Several weekly offerings including worship services in our chapel.  Students are encouraged to attend regular services at a church of their choice and participate in the life of local church communities.

Tuition
Tuition is $17,500 for the 2012-13 academic year. Generous financial aid is available in the form of scholarships, work study, and private undergraduate loans. Payment plans are also available.

Church Affiliation
The College is an independent institution of higher education that is closely associated with the Orthodox Christian community. There are approximately 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide committed to the undivided Christian faith as revealed in Holy Scripture, the Nicene Creed, and the historic texts and Ecumenical Councils of the Christian Tradition. The President serves on the Theological Education Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America.

Funding of the College
The College is funded by charitable individuals, corporations, foundations, trusts, etc.  The College does not receive government or archdiocesan subsidies.