No matter what your position in life—a community college graduate, a middle-age parent seeking an advanced degree or career change, or strictly an online student—The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota, offers a variety of opportunities to help you achieve your education goals.
“Reflecting a trend that we’re seeing across the country, non-traditional students are the fastest-growing segment of our student population,” says Brenda Panger, Associate Director of Transfer Admissions. “We’ve made it a priority to ensure that our academic programming and admissions process meet the needs of transfer students, online learners, graduate students, and students on our extended campus sites.”
St. Scholastica offers several delivery systems to help transfer students earn a four-year degree with ease.
The College has transfer guides for more than 150 colleges across Minnesota and beyond. These guides help with course planning and ensure that you’ll maximize any existing college credits. They also provide essential information about admission and academic programs and requirements to support a smooth transition to St. Scholastica. Additionally, St. Scholastica is listed on Transferology, a nationwide network designed to help students explore their college transfer options.
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St. Scholastica will work to make sure your past college coursework counts toward your current educational goals. Before you even enroll, an admission counselor can examine your unofficial transcript, pull as many credits from it as possible, and create an individualized transfer plan that’s unique to you.
St. Scholastica prides itself on being a veteran-friendly college. St. Scholastica has a Veterans Resource Center and a coordinator who helps students maximize their educational benefits through the Post-9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon programs. Generous financial aid packages and scholarships, including the CSS Military and Guard Scholarship for transfer students, help make St. Scholastica affordable for veterans as well. Academic advisors will work closely with you to ensure you get every possible credit for your military training and transcript.
With advances in technology, online learning is becoming an attractive option for transfer students who have work or child care obligations. Online courses from other accredited postsecondary institutions can transfer to St. Scholastica to go toward a four-year degree. Furthermore, St. Scholastica offers 100% online programs in Business and Psychology.
With our generous credit transfer, it’s easy and affordable to transfer to St. Scholastica to earn a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. The second-largest school of nursing in Minnesota, St. Scholastica is proud to be recognized by Nursing Schools Almanac as one of the top nursing schools in the Plains region as well as one of the best in the country.
The ease of transferring to St. Scholastica dovetails with one of the College’s core Benedictine Catholic values of hospitality.