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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required to be eligible for most financial aid. Submit this application as soon as possible.

Federal School Code: 002343

Discounts and other Student Aid

* The discounts, awards, scholarships listed below are not stackable awards*

Multiple family member discount

St. Scholastica offers a discount to students where two or more family members from the same immediate family are attending. This includes siblings or stepsiblings, parent/child or stepparent/stepchild, or spouses. Students must be registered full-time at The College of St. Scholastica during the same enrollment period (currently defined as a semester). This discount is available for fall and spring semesters only; it is not available for summer semester.  The discount amount will be 5% for each student. The College retains the right to change this policy and rate at any time. College of St. Scholastica employees and their dependents are not eligible for this discount. International students are not eligible for this discount. This discount cannot be applied retroactively. The Multiple Family Member Discount will be adjusted to ensure that all scholarships, grants, remissions, or discounts (from any source) do not exceed the student's cost of tuition.

CSS Legacy Scholarship

Amount: 5% of tuition

The CSS Legacy Scholarship is automatically awarded based on information you provide on your application to the College. It is 5% of tuition and is renewable each year.  This discount is available for fall and spring semesters only; it is not available for summer semester. The College retains the right to change this policy and rate at any time.

Scholarship eligibility criteria:

  • Student must have a spouse, sibling, step-sibling, parent, step-parent, grandparent, or step-grandparent who graduated from The College of St. Scholastica;
  • Student will be a domestic, full-time student in any of our undergraduate or graduate programs, online or at our extended sites, starting in Fall 2017;
  • Student must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) as defined by the College (minimum GPA of 2.0)

*Please note this scholarship cannot be combined with the Alumni Referral Scholarship.

Alumni Referral Award

Alumni of The College of St. Scholastica are encouraged to recommend the college to friends and family who may benefit from a St. Scholastica education. There is a limit of one Alumni Referral Scholarship per alum. The Alumni Referral Scholarship may not be used in addition to any other College referral or discount. This scholarship is for first time undergraduate Extended Studies or Online students only, International students and second degree seeking students are not eligible. Full time students may receive up to $300/academic year. Part-time students enrolled 6+ credits will receive a pro-rated award. Final determination of eligibility will be made by Admissions and the Financial Aid office. The Alumni Referral Form must be completed prior to the start of classes in the student's first semester at CSS.

Senior Citizen Discount

The College of St. Scholastica offers a discount to seniors that are a minimum of 65 years of age at the time of enrollment. The 75% discount applies to 1 undergraduate course up to a maximum of 4 credits each semester. Apply by completing the Senior Citizen Discount Form prior to each semester. 

Employer reimbursement

Some employers help pay the cost of continuing education for their employees. Please check with your Human Resources department to see if they offer this benefit.

If you receive employer reimbursement and have completed your FAFSA to receive financial aid, you must notify the financial aid office of the amount of employer reimbursement you are receiving each semester. Please send an email to onestop@css.edu with your name, student ID number and the dollar amount you will receive from your employer for each semester you are attending.

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