College of Saint Scholastica


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Minnesota


Since its beginning in 1912, The College of St. Scholastica has established a challenging and diverse learning environment that fosters a sense of community. A St. Scholastica education provides the finest in learning experiences, along with opportunities for community service, international travel and study, as well as professional preparation. Our beautiful 186-acre main campus located on Lake Superior in Duluth, MN offers a secure, friendly environment where fellow students and faculty know you by name. We also have campuses in Brainerd, Rochester, St. Cloud and St. Paul, MN where we offer classes in evening/accelerated and online formats to meet the learning needs of today's students.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3593
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 155

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 23:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth Minnesota 55811


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Main Phone: 218-723-6000

Additional Campuses:
The College of St. Scholastica, Brainerd Campus
Central Lakes College, 501 West College Dr.
Brainerd, MN 56401

The College of St. Scholastica, Rochester Campus
2619 9th Ave NW
Rochester, MN 55901

The College of St. Scholastica, St. Cloud Campus
4150 2nd St. S., Suite 330
St. Cloud, MN 56301

The College of St. Scholastica, St. Paul Campus
340 Cedar Street, Suite 50
St. Paul, MN 55101

Admissions Contact:
Brenda Panger
Associate Director, Transfer Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:
Holly Carpenter
Administrative Assistant, Student Affairs

International Admissions Contact:
Tom Homan
Director, International Education

Athletics Contact:
Don Olson
Director, Athletics

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Cumulative GPA of 2.0 from an accredited institution.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Courses with grades "C" and above will transfer. Grades recorded as "P" for Pass, "CR" for Credit, etc., will be transferred if verification is given by the registrar of the previous institution that the work was completed with a "C" or better grade.

Credits (Min/Max):
Need a minimum of 12 transferable credits to be considered a transfer student.

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 375

Transfers Accepted: 247

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 65%

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2010



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CSS offers several scholarships for transfer students, including the Transfer Benedictine Scholarship, Achievement Grant and Phi Theta Kappa Benedictine Scholarship.

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