SPC cannot accept online payments, process or distribute financial aid, or provide refunds between 3:00 pm on Friday, June 28, through Thursday, July 4


Classes start on May 28, June 3, and July 1

Summer Term

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Top FIVE Reasons to take classes this summer


Save thousands by taking your general courses at Saint Paul College. Avoid student debt.

Small Class Sizes

Get more individual attention from our instructors in a quiet, inclusive campus.

Student Support

Advising, tutoring, career services – we make sure you have what you need to succeed.

Transferrable Credits

Our credits transfer to 4-year colleges and universities throughout the state and nation.

Graduate Earlier or Get Caught Up

Shave a quarter or a semester off your degree program and finish sooner than you planned or get back on track.

Discover Affordable Excellence

Unbeatable Value: Saint Paul College offers an affordable education compared to other state schools the University of Minnesota, and private colleges. Choose a quality education without breaking the bank

Steps to Enroll

Step 1 – Apply to Saint Paul College

If you are a new or visiting student.

Step 2 – Find your placements

Receive Reading, English, and Math Placements

Step 3 – Attend Orientation and Register for classes

Students will register for classes at their Orientation & Registration (O&R) Session. Before arriving for your O&R session, please review the “Preparing for Orientation” portion of the online orientation. 

Step 4 – Set up a tuition payment

Submit your FAFSA, set up a payment plan or pay out of pocket.

Visiting or take-a-class stuents

If you are not seeking a program, you do not need to attend orientation

If the class requires a prerequisite class that you may have taken at a different school to register, you will want to fill out a Course Permission Request form.

assessment Waiver

If the class requires placements, we may be able to waive the placement test if you can provide any of the listed documentation.

If you have one of these documents, complete the assessment waiver form and we’ll take a look!

  • Unofficial transcript(s) from a college or university with a grade of C or higher*
  • ACT/SAT/MCA scores within the last 5 years
  • ACCUPLACER scores: Math scores are valid for 2 years, and Reading/Writing scores are valid for 5 years from test date
  • AP classes in which the college-level assessment was passed with a 3 or higher
  • IB classes in which the college-level assessment was passed with a 4 or higher
  • Unofficial transcript(s) of College in the Schools classes
  • High School transcripts with a GPA of 2.8 or higher within the last 10 year