The College of St. Scholastica

Duluth, MN

The College of St. Scholastica

Duluth, MN

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Your success is our purpose

Going to college is all about exploring your interests—and no matter what you’re interested in, you’ll find the programs and people who share your interests and passions at The College of St. Scholastica. Located in beautiful Duluth, Minnesota, along the north shore of Lake Superior, St. Scholastica is home to approximately 1,600 undergraduate students with small, personalized class sizes averaging 20 students. There are over 40 different undergraduate majors to choose from, including Business, Exercise Physiology, Nursing, Psychology, and more. Plus, first-year undergraduates who follow a few simple guidelines will graduate from St. Scholastica in only four years—guaranteed—or your subsequent years are free.

A sense of community is at the heart of St. Scholastica campus life, which is why many of our students belong to one or more of 60+ clubs and organizations that range from choir to knitting to intramural sports. Students live in recently renovated residence halls and apartments on campus, and all our student housing is just a short walk from academic and athletic facilities as well as student activities.

Take the first step in becoming a Saint by submitting an application at or through the Common Application, with no application fee. Students have the option to apply test-optional or submit ACT or SAT scores, whichever you prefer—and you can apply Early Action by November 15.



Consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence | U.S. News & World Report


Ranked among the top US colleges in 2018 based on student satisfaction, post-graduate success, and academic success | Forbes


Duluth Main Campus

Set on a ridge overlooking Lake Superior, the Duluth campus is an idyllic combination of Minnesota’s dramatic natural beauty and the modern conveniences of urban living.

Your success is our purpose.

From our beautiful campus in Duluth, Minnesota, to our top-ranked academic programs, St. Scholastica is the complete package and committed to supporting our students' success:

We’re affordable, with 100% of our first-year students receiving financial aid.

Our Benedictine Values—community, hospitality, respect, stewardship, and love of learning—prepare students to think critically and respond to a changing world.

Saints are successful, with 97% of seniors finding work or enrolling in graduate school within six months of graduation.

Our Merit Scholarship offers up to $26,000 per year to students just by applying.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • "The welcome support and hospitality that’s at the heart of CSS has made my transition to college one of the best experiences of my life!"

    • Micaela ’20
  • "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 ’19