97.9% from the United States
- 86.9% from Minnesota
- 11.6% from other states*
- 1.5% unknown
2.1% from other countries*
*13 states and 5 countries represent our traditional first-year class. 49 states plus 2 U.S. territories and 27 countries make up the total student population.
Black or African-American: 3.0%
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
High School Class Rank*
Top 10 %……….22%
Top 25 %……….53%
*of those reported
ACT Middle 50% Range
ACT Composite….22-27 (65% reporting scores)
Average ACT Composite score: 24
29% admitted through the test-optional process
Accreditation and Enrollment Reports
The College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. Review our full list of accreditation and enrollment reports below.
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP)
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education(CAHIIM)
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC)
Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
Minnesota Board of Nursing
Minnesota Board of Teaching
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
American Library Association
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
Association for Institutional Research
Association of Benedictine Colleges and Universities
Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
Council of Independent Colleges
Minnesota Private College Council
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
National Collegiate Honors Council
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.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
Terri Van Reese, Interim Human Resources Executive
Tower Hall, Room 2100
The College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, Minnesota 55811
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.
Please address all correspondence to:
Diane Vertin, Institutional Effectiveness
The College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave.
Duluth, MN 55811
Student Consumer Complaint Process
Pursuant to the United States Department of Education’s Program Integrity Rule, institutions providing online education are required to provide all prospective and current students contact information of the state agency or agencies that handle complaints against postsecondary education institutions offering distance learning within that state.
We encourage you to seek resolution to any concerns by discussing them informally with a staff member at the University. If a complaint cannot be handled informally, CSS students are encouraged to use our College’s complaint process, outlined in the Student Handbook.
If a complaint cannot be resolved at the College level, you may contact the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.