College of Saint Scholastica College of Saint Scholastica

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College of Saint Scholastica

From our beautiful campus in Duluth, Minnesota, to our top-ranked academic programs, The College of St. Scholastica offers the complete package: plenty of great experiences, fun times and a degree that'll launch you into a great career when you're done. But the best part about St. Scholastica is the community. We are a community of learners, working together, playing together and growing together. When you become a Saint, you join something larger, something stronger. You join a community.

Applied Economicsx  
Art/Art Studies, Generalx  
Biology/Biological Sciences, Generalx  
Business Administration and Management, Generalx  
Chemistry, Generalx  
Christian Studiesx  
Computer and Information Sciences, Generalx  
Elementary Education and Teachingx  
English Language and Literature, Generalx  
Exercise Physiologyx  
Finance, Generalx  
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administratorx  
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, Generalx  
History, Generalx  
Humanities/Humanistic Studiesx  
Indian/Native American Educationx  
International Business/Trade/Commercex  
Marketing/Marketing Management, Generalx  
Mathematics, Generalx  
Music Performance, Generalx  
Natural Sciencesx  
Organizational Behavior Studiesx  
Physical Sciences, Otherx  
Psychology, Generalx  
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Otherx  
Registered Nursing/Registered Nursex  
Religion/Religious Studiesx  
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialistx  
Secondary Education and Teachingx  
Social Sciences, Generalx  
Social Workx  
Spanish Language and Literaturex  
Speech Communication and Rhetoricx  
Teacher Education, Multiple Levelsx  

Academic Life

At St. Scholastica, you'll excel with opportunities for independent study - one-on-one with professors, participating in and leading research studies, studying abroad, as well as gaining real-world experience through internships at some of the nation's top companies, hospitals and universities. A 13:1 student-to-teacher ratio makes it easy to seek individualized academic assistance.

Campus Life

The beautiful campus provides a small, friendly community that enables each student to participate in a variety of activities. Wherever you go, whatever you do, there are friends to laugh with, fellow students to work with, groups to share with. There are more than 60 clubs and organizations available for students to join. Outside campus, Duluth offers a wide variety of outdoor adventures and cultural/entertainment activities. Recently, the nonprofit American Institute for Economic Research ranked Duluth one of America’s best small metropolitan areas for college students.   

Facilities and Resources

We recently finished a 40,000 square-foot wing in our Science Center. New features include:

  • 7 laboratories for chemistry and biochemistry
  • 6 faculty-undergraduate student research areas
  • 2 classrooms for pre-laboratory meetings and general class use
  • an atrium-style gathering area, called Benedictine Commons
  • a greenhouse and rooftop garden
  • state-of-the-art environmental and sustainable technologies throughout, including for storage of chemicals and treatment of hazardous waste

Financial Aid / Tuition

St. Scholastica offers generous financial aid and scholarships, awarding nearly $19 million in scholarships last year. Ninety-nine percent of full-time students who apply receive financial aid. Through our Benedictine Scholarship, we award annual merit-based scholarships ranging from $10,000 per year to $16,500 per year.


The College of St. Scholastica admits qualified students from diverse cultural, geographical, economic, religious and racial backgrounds. Applications are evaluated based on information that demonstrates an ability to succeed both academically and socially at St. Scholastica.

Admissions Criteria

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent (GED)
  • Calculated Index Score (CNX), calculated using the cumulative high school grade point average and the composite college-bound test score on the ACT or SAT
  • Participation in leadership, extra-curriculars, community service, church and other personal enrichment activities

Other Cool Facts

More than 96% of St. Scholastica graduates report finding jobs or pursuing higher degrees within six months of graduation.

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