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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.

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Chavez family standing in front of Tower Hall on the Duluth campus.

Took a leap to become leaders

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Bria Schurke working in the medical community in Somalia

World travel leads to a focus in rural healthcare

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Students kayaking on Lake Superior

Discover adventure to realize their purpose

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Malyssa Brady gains real-world experience in the nursing skills lab.

Gained real-world experience to provide critical care

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Jack Lee and Nova, his certified therapy dog

Brought healing to others through his research

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DyAnna Grondahl

Challenged her worldview and discovered a path toward meaningful work

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Malvern Madondo standing near the Golden Gate Bridge

Pursued math and computer science to improve others’ lives

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Maddie Swenson and Tom Zelman, Ph.D., holding a collection of Shakespeare

Inspired professor's project through her research

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Alicia Cyr sitting on an overlook above Duluth

Advanced her education to lead change

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We offer degrees designed to prepare you for the profession you want and arm you with the lifelong skills you need to contribute to the world. It's liberal arts education with your sleeves rolled up.

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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.


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    A little night music St. Scholastica String and Chamber Ensembles Read More

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    RN to BS in Nursing Online Info Session Read More

  • DEC

    Katie McMahon's Celtic Christmas Read More

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    29th annual free Twin Ports Thanksgiving Buffet coming up Read More

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    Irish singer Katie McMahon returns for “Celtic Christmas” Read More

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    College holds dramatized reading of WWI poem Read More

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Portrait of President Geary

From the President

9/6/18: New VP for College Advancement

5/5/18: In memoriam: Dr. Wolfgang Natter

4/25/18: New VP for Human Resources


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