The College of Saint Scholastica (CSS)

Duluth, MN

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The College of Saint Scholastica

The College of Saint Scholastica

The College of Saint Scholastica Student Essentials

The College of Saint Scholastica Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Storm
Website: www.css.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $30,398
Out-of-State Tuition: $30,398
Retention Rate: 80%
Enrollment: 4,890
Year Established: 1912

About CSS

Rigorous academics, real-world experiences and a sense of community are some of the attributes of a Saint Scholastica education.

Located in Duluth, Minnesota, Saint Scholastica has consistently ranked high in US News and World Report among Midwestern private schools.

Saint Scholastica is comprised of six distinctive undergraduate schools, which include the schools of Arts and Letters, Business and Technology, Education and Health Sciences.

Graduate degrees are also awarded primarily in healthcare fields such as:

*Health Information Management
*Nursing
*Occupational Therapy
*Physical Therapy

The on-campus clinical opportunities that are available to students in healthcare fields are an example of the real-world learning that is integral to a Saint Scholastica education.

Internship programs are another real-world opportunity from which students may benefit. The internship program may be one of the reasons for the high job-placement rate of Saint Scholastica graduates.

Community is a substantial part of Saint Scholastica’s college life. School buildings feature multiple lounge and recreation areas where students may gather, and there are campus festivals as well as more than 65 student organizations.

A high school diploma or GED, transcripts, and ACT or SAT scores are required for undergraduate admission, which is somewhat selective. The majority of admitted undergraduate students are at least in the top half of their class, with a number of them in the top quarter or even 10 percent.

ACT and SAT scores among admitted students are generally average to slightly above average. Graduate student requirements vary depending on the program of study. Applications for all programs are available online.

Eligible students may receive some form of financial aid. A FAFSA form is required for those who wish to get federal aid like grants and/or loans. There are also numerous scholarships available through the school.

CSS Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

100% of students gave The College of Saint Scholastica 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

Love the online advance programs. I am in the process of wrapping up my last two years of my four year degree in a little over a year. Teachers go above and beyond to help and students are friendly.


Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating

The College of Saint Scholastica is a wonderful college. I am based out of the Brainerd location, this is close to home for me. I am thankful for the opportunity to obtain my Bachelors Degree.


CSS Map & Location

The College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811


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Getting Around CSS

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

4/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Duluth, MN

Winter
Dec
22
7
Jan
19
2
Feb
24
6
Spring
Mar
34
18
Apr
49
30
May
62
41
Summer
Jun
71
49
Jul
76
55
Aug
74
54
Fall
Sep
65
46
Oct
51
35
Nov
36
22

CSS Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,277
Freshman Class 575
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,890

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 82%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 11%
Latino 2%
African American 2%
Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska native 2%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 11%

Undergraduate 67%
Graduate 33%
Full-Time 82%
Part-Time 18%
Women 63%
Men 37%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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