Scholarships and Finances

50 percent tuition discount for international students with financial need

In general, international students accepted at St. Scholastica are responsible for securing the money necessary to attend.

However, the College awards 50 percent tuition scholarships to well-prepared international students who are accepted to the College and have provided financial information demonstrating special need. Students are expected to have a strong academic background with at least a 3.0 (out of 4.0) average. The scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years or until receiving a bachelor's degree as long as you maintain full-time enrollment status and Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). SAP is defined as a 67% completion rate and a 2.0 GPA, or better. Transfer students are welcome to request scholarship assistance.

2017-18 annual expenses

Tuition: $35,634

Housing: $9,522 (including meal plan)

Mandatory Fees:

Total tuition, housing and fees: $48,387

Estimated personal spending: $2,500

Total: $50,887

Annual expenses with 50 percent tuition discount

Tuition: $17,817

Housing: $9,522 (including meal plan)

Mandatory Fees:

Total tuition (with 50% discount), housing and fees: $30,570

Estimated Personal Spending: $2,500

Total: $33,070

Scholarships also available

In addition, special scholarships are available for students who could not afford an American education without additional financial assistance. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Ollie Meyer at  

Note: Scholarship terms will not be changed once a student arrives on campus.

American students who apply from abroad are not eligible for these special international scholarships but instead should apply for special programs available only to U.S. citizens.

As required by INS (Immigration and Naturalization Services) regulations, international students must demonstrate that they have access to adequate money to pay for their educational expenses. A tuition deposit is required before the issuance of the I-20 form, which is required to secure a visa to enter the United States. The deposit amount varies and therefore the student will need to work closely with the Office of International Admissions to ensure that all requirements are met.

Wasie Scholarships for Polish students

If you are 100 percent Polish, you are eligible to apply for a special scholarship offered by the Wasie Foundation. The first step is to apply to The College of St. Scholastica for regular admission - either graduate or undergraduate. Once accepted, you are eligible to apply through the College to the Wasie Foundation for a full scholarship. If you are interested in pursuing a Wasie scholarship, please contact Ollie Meyer at

View Wasie Scholarship information in Polish

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