The Return on Investing in a St. Scholastica Education

Put simply, a degree from The College of St. Scholastica is a worthwhile investment.

Our undergraduate students leave with the knowledge and tools they need to succeed, both as employees and responsible citizens. Grounded in a strong liberal arts foundation, they are prepared to think critically and respond to a changing world.

St. Scholastica's rigorous academics engage students in meaningful educational experiences in and outside the classrooms, from firsthand undergraduate research and internships to study abroad and volunteer opportunities.

We invite you to learn about the benefits of a St. Scholastica education. Please take time to review our rankings and evaluate our numbers. 

What others are saying about us

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  • U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks The College of St. Scholastica among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence.
  • In 2016, Money magazine ranked CSS among the top four-year colleges in the country based on graduation rates, educational quality, affordability and alumni earnings.
  • Forbes Magazine included CSS on its Top Colleges list for 2017 based on outcomes measured by student satisfaction, post-graduate success and academic success.
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal places St. Scholastica among the top 25 schools in Minnesota by size and as the fourth-fastest growing.

Programs Among Nation's Best

Programs Among Nation’s Best

Graduate programs in nursing, occupational therapy and physical therapy ranked among leading graduate school programs across the nation

Master of Education program ranked highest among all Minnesota and Wisconsin schools and in the top quarter of schools nationwide

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Ranked first for Minnesota/Wisconsin region and 34th out of thousands of schools nationwide


The College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association
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Graduate at Commencement

2016 Spring Commencement