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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Analyzed compounds to improve patient outcomesRead Haley's story
Returned to the classroom to teach and inspire othersRead Wade's story
World travel leads to a focus in rural healthcareRead Bria's story
Brought healing to others through his researchRead Jack's story
Gained real-world experience to provide critical careRead Malyssa's story
Pursued math and computer science to improve others’ livesRead Malvern's story
Challenged her worldview and discovered a path toward meaningful workRead DyAnna's story
Took a leap to become leadersRead story
Advanced her education to lead changeRead Alicia's story
We believe in approaching our admissions process for incoming undergraduate students with a holistic, Benedictine view of our applicant's academic achievements to ensure our students succeed.View test-optional admission
Performances and lectures about big ideas, finding our place in the world and celebrating art in all it's forms. Speakers explore global concerns and ideas, while our performances feature local and national favorites.See what's happening
CSS graduates enter the world with more than a degree and go on to pursue a life of meaningful work. That's why 98% of our undergrad students are employed or in a grad program.See where our grads are working
Twin Ports Choral Project-All Things New Read More
Health, Wholeness, and Humanity: The Stewardship of Creation as if Matter Matters Read More
The Francis X. Shea Memorial Lecture Presents Poet Jane Hirshfield Read More
The College of St. Scholastica's 12th president, Dr. Colette Geary, plans to depart by the end of 2019. The College is embarking on a thorough and thoughtful process to select its next leader.