The College of St. Scholastica’s mission is to provide intellectual and moral preparation for responsible living and meaningful work.

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AT A GLANCE

Enrollment: 4,325

Academic profile: The middle 50% of students have ACT scores of 19–27.

Student-faculty ratio: 15:1

Guarantee: First-year undergraduates who follow a few simple guidelines will graduate from St. Scholastica in four years-—guaranteed—or subsequent years are free.

Financial aid: 100% of undergraduate students receive financial aid.     

Career placement: 98% of graduates are in career fields or graduate school within six months of graduation.

Tuition: $36,614

Room and board: $9,710

Study abroad: Irish Study Center in Louisburgh, Ireland; an exchange program with United International College in Zhuhai, China; a Russian language program in Petrozavodsk, Karelia, Russia; a student program at Regent’s College in London; study and service programs in Mexico and Tanzania; faculty-led programs and service learning in Belize, China, and Morocco; and membership in HECUA (Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs)

Exceptional education for everyday good
The College of St. Scholastica’s main campus in Duluth, Minnesota, is on 186 acres of beautiful forested land overlooking Lake Superior. Since being founded by the Benedictine Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery in 1912, The College of St. Scholastica has been preparing students for a life of purpose by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values of Respect, Community, Hospitality, Love of
Learning, and Stewardship. 

St. Scholastica graduates enter the world with more than a degree and go on to pursue a life of meaningful work. The College strives toward inclusive excellence as a foundation for building and nurturing a living, learning, and working community that embodies the aspirations of our founders, where all people, especially those who feel marginalized by the larger society, feel deeply welcome, wanted, valued, and supported for who they are and respected for their unique contributions.  

In addition to our undergraduate and graduate programs for traditional and non-traditional students, the College offers international study and travel, community service opportunities, varsity and intramural sports, and more than 50 student clubs and organizations.