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What you're meant to DO.

Your success is our purpose.

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.


I am a future:

Make your impact on the world.

Cindy Miller having lunch with two of her students, Addison Wheeler and Elizabeth Norton.

Navigating uncertainty to help students stay engaged

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Charley Hagen standing near a waterfall while on a study abroad trip in Ireland

Explored opportunities to tell authentic stories

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St. Scholastica students working in the lab while being observed by President Barbara McDonald

Conduct research for possible future medical applications

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Megan Schiferl next to the ATLAS experiment

Gained real-world experience at prestigious research facility

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Timothy Jessen, St. Scholastica nursing student

Realizing his dream to help others in crisis

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Israel Glenn

Influenced national political debate

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Ryan Ihrke presenting recyling on campus to the Resident Advisors.

Coming together in community to learn in new ways

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Long Vang

Adapted to the new normal and transitioned to online learning

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Future Physician Assistants intently practice suture knot tying

Obtained knowledge and skills virtually to further their education

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Make the most of your college experience.

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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.

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Student Life

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Student Life

Community is important at St. Scholastica. Make the most of your college experience by getting involved, connecting with new friends, cheering for the Saints and finding adventure.

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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.

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What's happening at CSS.


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    Bachelor's to DNP Information Session - Online Event Read More

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    College to host presentation on public health policy Read More

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    St. Cloud campus expansion complete Read More

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    Professor investigates revolution and authorship Read More

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President-elect Barbara McDonald

Coronavirus updates

"The College is coming together — faculty, staff and students — to carry forward our educational mission in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit for more information.”

– President Barbara McDonald, Ed.D

Learn more about President McDonald or follow her on Twitter.


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