Overview

The College of St. Scholastica's main campus is in Duluth, Minn., on 186 acres of beautiful, forested land overlooking Lake Superior. In addition to our undergraduate and graduate programs for traditional and nontraditional students, the College offers international study and travel, community service opportunities, varsity and intramural sports and more than 65 student clubs and organizations.

Religious affiliation: Catholic Benedictine

Student body profile

We are a community of learners, who work hard, have fun and grow together. When you become a Saint, you join something larger, something stronger. You join a community.

Academics
Learning options

Dual-degree program
Honors program
Intercampus agreements
Internships
Pre-professional programs
Satellite campuses
Study abroad/away
Teacher licensure programs

Pre-professional programs

Pre-Chiropractic
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician Assistant
Pre-Veterinary

St. Scholastica has been a great place for me. I have so many mentors who have challenged me and helped me find new opportunities. They encouraged me to pursue internships, supported my independent studies and encouraged me to take part in conferences and competitions.

Malvern Madondo '19

Admissions

Applicants can apply test-optional or can choose to submit an ACT or SAT scores. At St. Scholastica, we want to give students the option and opportunity to best present who you are as a person and what you’ll bring to our learning community.

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Cost & financial aid

Earning a college degree is one of the best investments you and your family can make for your future. Just by applying you'll be considered for our Benedictine Merit Scholarship up to $28,000 per year. The average financial aid package between scholarships, grants and loans for a full-time, first-year student is over $36,000 per year. In addition, beginning fall 2024, the SaintsPromise scholarship program will cover up to 100 percent of tuition per semester for Minnesota students whose family-adjusted gross income is below $80,000.

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Tuition and fees

First-time, full-time students receiving grants and scholarships
99%

Financial aid application deadline
None, priority scholarship date is Dec. 1 and March 1

FAFSA code
002343

Learn more about financial aid at St. Scholastica.

Student activities

Number of student organizations
62

Types of student organizations

Academic clubs
Community service
Cultural or ethnic
Honor societies
Political
Pre-professional
Religious
Student government
Student interest/hobbies

Fine art offerings

With a rich history, the Fine Arts Department continues a tradition of excellence that annually serves more than 20 percent of the St. Scholastica student community. There are more than 50 performing arts events on campus every year with opportunities for any and all students, regardless of major or experience, to be involved in these experiences.

Instrumental Music

Concert Band
Drumline
Jazz Ensemble
Small Ensembles

Vocal Music

Men's Choir
Mixed Choir
Women's Choir

Theater & Dance

Dance Team / Club
Theater productions

Athletic programs

NCAA Division
Division III

Conference Membership 
Central Collegiate Ski Association
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC)
Northern Collegiate Hockey Association

Men's varsity

Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country
Football
Golf
Hockey
Nordic Skiing
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field (indoor and outdoor)

Women's varsity

Basketball
Cross-Country
Golf
Hockey
Nordic Skiing
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and Field (indoor and outdoor)
Volleyball

Club sports

Our most popular club sports are men's and women’s rugby.

Club sports offered
Climbing
Dance Team
Figure Skating
Ice Fishing
Rugby (men's)
Snowboarding

Intramural sports

Number of intramural sports
30+

Intramural sports include leagues, tournaments and other special events throughout four unique sport seasons.

After graduation

Within six months of graduation, 99 percent of our graduates are employed, pursuing continuing education, in the military or volunteering. (Disclaimer: Survey data reported 390 of 392 respondents out of 702 graduates; learn more at about outcomes.)

Disciplines with largest number of graduates
1. Health professions and related programs
2. Biological and biomedical sciences
3. Business, management, marketing and related support services

Alumni majors
Use LinkedIn’s alumni tool* to explore what St. Scholastica graduates majored in and the types of careers they have and with which companies.

*based only on those who have accounts on LinkedIn

Contact information

Other Student paths

Transfer

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Adult learners

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Graduate

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