BALOS Admissions & Aid


Admissions Requirements

To view a list of program application deadlines, click here


Admissions Requirements

  1.  Review Application Requirements and Gather Application Materials
    Successful applicants will have met the following criteria:
  2. + A minimum of 3 years work experience, paid or unpaid
    + A minimum of 64 semester units of acceptable transfer credit from accredited post-secondary institutions with a minimum grade of “C-“ and overall GPA of 2.0. (Acceptable courses are those that would be also transferable to the University of California; career-related professional courses that are also transferable only to the California State University systems may also be accepted.)
  3. Applicants are required to submit the following materials with their application:
    + Official transcripts
    + Personal statement
    + Professional Resume
    + Preferred contact information for two references
    + Personal Learning Inventory
  4. Submit your Application
    + Email your unofficial transcripts and current resume to the KSOE Admission team.
    + Complete the online application for the BA in Leadership and Organizational Studies program
    + Upload your official transcripts and application materials
  5. **If you have an International Transcript, the Registrar’s Office will ask you to have a professional agency evaluate your units. Please find a professional agency and request from them a per course breakdown with the course name and equivalent number of units. The agency will send a copy of your official international transcript and the evaluation of your units to Saint Mary’s College. Once this is done, we can add the evaluation to your application.
  6. What to Expect after Acceptance to the BA in Leadership and Organizational Studies Program
    + Receive your admissions letter
    + Accept your offer and pay your deposit
    + Receive your Saint Mary’s account and activate with your password
    + Begin your classes! 



Benefits, Tuition, and Fees

Please refer to our section on financial aid.

BenefitsOne to two in-person sessions on campus per month • Guaranteed availability for every course, every term • Flexible online learning that accommodates your schedule • Attentive and encouraging professors
Application fee    $50 (non-refundable)
Tuition48 semester units / current tuition rate
Tuition deposit$250 (non-refundable)
Books$100 per course (average)