The College of St. Scholastica

country rank  698
world rank  1964

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University Overview

Established in 1912, The College of St. Scholastica is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Duluth (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): St. Paul, Brainerd, St. Cloud, Rochester. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 106 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat 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.

University Identity

Acronym CSS
Founded 1912
Motto Omnes semitae eius pacificae
All her paths are peace
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth (population range: 50,000-249,999)
55811-4199 Minnesota
United States
T +1 (218) 723 6000
F +1 (218) 723 6290
Other locations St. Paul, Brainerd, St. Cloud, Rochester

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth 55811-4199
+1 (218) 723 6046
800 249 6412

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Order of Saint Benedict -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to The College of St. Scholastica's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)


  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018