The College of St. Scholastica was founded to prepare students from all walks of life to follow their purpose. More than 100 years later, we're still empowering CSS Saints with degrees that balance the career preparation and invaluable life skills needed to make a difference in the world.
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Navigating uncertainty to help students stay engagedRead Cindy's story
Explored opportunities to tell authentic storiesRead Charley's story
Conduct research for possible future medical applicationsRead their story
Gained real-world experience at prestigious research facilityRead Megan's story
Realizing his dream to help others in crisisRead Timothy's story
Influenced national political debateRead Israel's story
Coming together in community to learn in new waysRead their story
Adapted to the new normal and transitioned to online learningRead Long's story
Obtained knowledge and skills virtually to further their educationRead their story
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CSS graduates enter the world with more than a degree and go on to pursue a life of meaningful work. That's why 97% of our undergrad students are employed or in a grad program.See where our grads are working
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"The College is coming together — faculty, staff and students — to carry forward our educational mission in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit css.edu/coronavirus for more information.”
– President Barbara McDonald, Ed.D