Established in 1912, The College of St. Scholastica is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Duluth (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: St. Paul, Brainerd, St. Cloud, Rochester. Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic ((Order of Saint Benedict - www.osb.org)) religion. The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 104 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CSS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.