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The College of St. Scholastica

St. Scholastica’s rigorous academics engage students in meaningful educational experiences in and outside the classrooms, from firsthand undergraduate research and internships to study abroad and volunteer opportunities.

Put simply, a degree from The College of St. Scholastica is a worthwhile investment.

2023-2024 Estimated Costs

  • Tuition: $39,530
  • Food and Housing: $11,380
  • Fees (Technology, Orientation, Health Service, Student Services): $999
  • Health Insurance: $2,800 (estimate)
  • Estimated Book: $1,200
  • Estimated Personal expenses: $2,968

Estimated total costs: $58,877

Enrollment Deposit

Pay any time after acceptance. International students must pay a $500 enrollment deposit. This deposit will be applied to tuition at the start of the semester.

Admissions Information

Find admissions information, resources and answers to frequently asked questions specifically for international students.


The College of St. Scholastica awards merit-based scholarship funds (Benedictine Scholarships) to students based on evaluation of their application and accompanying materials (i.e. secondary school transcripts, grades and cumulative GPA).

Benedictine Scholarship

Benedictine (merit) Scholarship levels*

  • $28,000/yr or $112,000 over four years
  • $27,000/yr or $108,000 over four years
  • $26,000/yr or $104,000 over four years
  • $25,000/yr or $100,000 over four years
  • $24,000/yr or $96,000 over four years

Scholarship terms will not be changed once a student arrives on campus. The scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years or until receiving a bachelors degree as long as you maintain full-time enrollment status and Satisfactory Academic Progress.

*These scholarship levels are for first-year freshman. If you are a transfer student, please contact the Admissions Counselor for more information regarding merit scholarships.

St. Scholastica Global Grant

In addition to the Benedictine Scholarship, all international students will be awarded a $1000 St. Scholastica Global Grant.

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.

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.