CSS provides a variety of degree programs for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Duluth, Minnesota and operated as a private institution. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. CSS has a yearly student enrollment of about 3,900.
Students can pick from a few areas of study, including:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Public Administration And Social Services
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school transcripts, which are then reviewed by admissions staff. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 1350 - 1710 for the SAT exam and between 18 - 26 for the ACT exam is typical among students accepted to The College of Saint Scholastica. An estimated 80 percent of all applicant were accepted at The College of Saint Scholastica, with 33 percent of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $32,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to visit the school's price of attendance calculator to better estimate their cost of attending The College of Saint Scholastica. The cost of on-campus housing is around $4,800 for the year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of grants or student loans.
Athletic programs are available at CSS through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate sports. Available athletic programs offered may include the following:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
- Ice Hockey (NCAA Division III)
Contact information, financial aid information, programs, and more may be viewed on school's website at http://www.css.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the applicants The College of Saint Scholastica accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at The College of Saint Scholastica is about 4,300. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 10% enrolling as graduate students and 65% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $37,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,100 to $1,300 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$21,187|
|Receiving Student Loans||72%||$10,191|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, The College of Saint Scholastica may offer services including:
- Distance learning
- Weekend and night classes available
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
The College of Saint Scholastica has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 68%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||59%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||9%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.6%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
- Graduate Teacher Education Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
The College of Saint Scholastica is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
- Football (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
- Ice Hockey
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by The College of Saint Scholastica by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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- University of Wisconsin - Superior in Superior, WI (7 miles away)
- Metropolitan State University in Saint Paul, MN (137 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - River Falls in River Falls, WI (138 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire in Eau Claire, WI (142 miles away)
- Winona State University in Winona, MN (193 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact The College of Saint Scholastica for official up-to-date information.