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College of St. Scholastica
Duluth, MN
The College of St. Scholastica, founded in 1912, is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 160-acre campus is located in a residential area of Duluth.
Web Site www.css.edu/
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,841
   Women 2,038 (71.7%)
   Men 803 (28.3%)
Graduate Students 1,565
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 64% of 3,232 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.50
SAT Math 508 average
460-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 490 average
430-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities       X
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance $47,750
  Tuition and Fees $35,326
  Room and Board $9,314
Average Percent of Need Met 83%
Average Freshman Award $29,883
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$40,774
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 185
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
CAMPUS LIFE
Duluth Population 86,128
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 89% of freshmen, 49% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Saints
Sororities  
Fraternities  
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.4% Asian
3.4% Black/African-American
3.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.4% White
0.6% Unknown
International Students 2.8% from 32 countries
First-Year Students Returning 80.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 57.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 72%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 28.7%