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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.

Sydney Dahl in the woods on the North Shore of Lake Superior

Reflecting on 2020

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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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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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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 98% of our undergrad students are employed or in a grad program.

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What's happening at CSS.


  • FEB

    Why the U.S. Needs More Immigrants with Darrell Bricker Read More

  • FEB

    Master of Social Work (MSW) Information Session - Duluth Read More

  • FEB

    BS HIM Information Session Read More

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  • JAN

    The College of St. Scholastica student and associate professor team up for discussion on poets Read More

  • DEC

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Read More

  • DEC

    The College of St. Scholastica Associate Professor to join national cohort of Social Work Health Futures Fellows 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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