College of St. Scholastica

1200 Kenwood Ave, Duluth, United States
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Overview of College of St. Scholastica

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,719
    • Men:781 (28.7%)
    • Women:1,938 (71.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to College of St. Scholastica is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
3
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
September 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1200 Kenwood Avenue
City, State, Zip
Duluth, MN  55811-4199
Phone
(218) 723-6046
Fax
(218) 723-6290
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
64% of 3,232 applicants were admitted
Women
64% of 2,192 applicants were admitted
Men
63% of 1,040 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
482 (23%) of 2,059 admitted students enrolled
Women
322 (23%) of 1,409 admitted students enrolled
Men
160 (25%) of 650 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.46
375 And Above
30%
3.50 - 3.74
27%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
10%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
554 average |510-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
32%
• Score 400 - 500
58%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
571 average |510-670 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
42%
• Score 400 - 500
32%
• Score 300 - 400
16%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |19-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
39%
• Score 18 - 23
48%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $37,212 (73.90371782650143%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,710 (19.28423895773753%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,150 (2.2839211947886877%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,280 (4.528122020972354%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


College of St. Scholastica accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002343
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
457 (94.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
416 (91.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
416 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
111 (26.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$31,038
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 326 (78.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,503
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 292 (70.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,527
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 416 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
41 (8.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,621

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,900 (87.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,746 (91.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,734 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
372 (21.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$26,120
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,309 (75.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,595
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,300 (75.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,479
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,467 (84.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
131 (6.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,068

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$41,133
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


220

Part-Time Faculty


199

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 27% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
120,129

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
614
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


College of St. Scholastica provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.1%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


58.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


65.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


67.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (38)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Economics
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Christian Studies
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Finance, General
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Indian/Native American Education
  • International/Global Studies
  • Journalism
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Occupational therapy

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (9)


  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Health Informatics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social Work

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


86,128

Nearest Metropolitan Area


186 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
-2.2 average low in January, 71 average high in September
Rain
134 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
150 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis
Nearest Bus Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Duluth
Nearest Train Station
150 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


51% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


49%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Saints
School Colors
Royal and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Ice Hockey
Skiing (Cross-Country)
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Ice Hockey
Skiing (Cross-Country)
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


College of St. Scholastica offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, campus activity board, inter-varsity, habitat for humanity, shima, volunteers involved through action

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,179

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,719
Women
1,938
Men
781

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.5% Asian
  • 2.9% Black/African-American
  • 3.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 86.3% White
  • 0.3% Unknown

International Students


2.5% from 32 countries

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


1,606

Student Resources

Study resources