Updated every October
Main campus location: Duluth, Minnesota.
Extended campuses: St. Paul, St. Cloud, Brainerd and Rochester
Main campus size: 186 forested acres overlooking the beautiful Lake Superior.
Affiliation: Catholic, Benedictine
Total main campus, full time undergraduate: 2,088
Total undergraduate: 2,877
Total graduate: 1,267
Total College enrollment: 4,144
Traditional Undergraduate: 68/32
Entire Population: 69/31
95% from the United States
80% from Minnesota
15% from other states*
4% from other countries*
* 10 states and 18 countries represented this year. Our full student population represents 47 states and 35 countries.
Black or African-American: 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Residence: 88% of first-year traditional undergraduate students live on campus.
Top 10 percent..........16%
Top 25 percent..........42%
ACT Composite..........21-26 (94% reporting scores)
Average ACT Composite score: 24
SAT (math)..........500-640 (4% reporting scores)
SAT (reading)......430-660 (4% reporting scores)
Average class size for traditional undergraduates: 21 students
Student-to-faculty ratio: 13 to 1
Faculty: Instructors with advanced degrees from around the world teach introductory and advanced courses.
183 Full-time Faculty (undergraduate and graduate)
9 Part-time Faculty
203 Adjunct Faculty (undergraduate and graduate)
For more information on Study Abroad programs, please visit http://www.css.edu/Academics/Study-Abroad.html
Graduation Rate: The College's four-year graduation rate is significantly higher than public colleges and universities in Minnesota, and is on par with our peer private colleges and universities throughout the state. Visit www.collegeresults.org to compare
Career Placement: 96.5% of graduates are in career fields or graduate school within six months of graduation. (based on five-year average)
Main Campus Housing: Somers Residence Hall; Willow, Maple, Grove, Birch, Pine, Cedar, Scanlon and Kerst Apartments.
Activities: More than 65 student organizations and clubs.
Athletics: 20 intercollegiate varsity sports for men and women and numerous recreational opportunities.
Tuition rates vary by program delivery and degree. Please consult the pages linked below for specific program tuition information.
Somers Residence Hall including room and board starts $4,020/semester or $8,040/year
Visit the housing Web site for all housing rates.
The College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association
30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400,
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Phone: (800) 621-7440
The College of St. Scholastica is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
The College of St. Scholastica does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, status regarding public assistance or local commission status in its programs, procedures and activities.
Interim EEO Officer
Tower Hall 2100
The College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, Minnesota 55811
Vice President for Enrollment Management
The College of St. Scholastica,
1200 Kenwood Ave.,
Duluth, Minnesota 55811
Telephone: (218) 723-6046
TTY/TDD (218) 723-6790
If you believe St. Scholastica is out of compliance with state statutes or accrediting requirements, please contact us first. We work hard to resolve all complaints and will do our best to address your issue.
U.S.News & World Report magazine consistently ranks The College of St. Scholastica among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence.
At many colleges it may take five or six years to graduate with a "four-year" degree. At St. Scholastica, first year undergraduates who follow a few simple guidelines will graduate in four years - guaranteed - or subsequent years are free.
With the average student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1, St. Scholastica's small class sizes offer more personalized instruction and a friendly learning environment. All classes are taught by faculty.
St. Scholastica places great importance on preparing its students for a life of purpose - as well as for economic gain - by emphasizing core values of the Benedictine tradition. Learning here entails a commitment to meeting rigorous academic standards, broadening the scope of one's vision and becoming accountable to both self and society.
Campus festivals and cultural events allow students to celebrate customs, increase awareness of societal issues and spawn lasting friendships. Nearby universities also offer many opportunities.
"Getting out in the real world" is an essential aspect of a degree program. This experience has real world results: 96.5 percent of our graduates report finding jobs or pursuing higher degrees within six months of graduation. (based on a five-year average).