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The College Of Saint Scholastica

The College Of Saint Scholastica

The College of Saint Scholastica, also referred to as CSS, is a private, Roman Catholic College situated in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. It was established in the year 1912. The main campus is beautifully nestled in an area of more than 180 acres. The college offers several bachelor degrees, master degrees, and various doctoral degrees in diverse areas of study. U.S News & World Report ranked the college among "America's Best Colleges" in 2008.

CSS's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. The college offers more than 15 intercollegiate athletic programs and over 50 extracurricular activities. Their sports teams are known as the Saints. The college is a member of the NCAA's Division III and takes part in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference.

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Contacting The College of Saint Scholastica

The College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth , MN 55811-4199
General Phone: (218) 723-6000
http://www.css.edu

The College of Saint Scholastica Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management261business management, accounting, finance, organizational behavior, marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine204registered nursing, nursing administration, adult health nursing, nurse practitioner, mental health nursing, clinical nurse specialist, various nursing
Medical Administration99medical records admin
Science75biology, biochemistry, exercise physiology, chemistry, physical science courses
Liberal Arts73women's studies, Spanish language, English, humanities, international studies, social services, applied economics, history
Therapy and Counseling50psychology, physical therapy
Medical Support and Technology46health service and sciences
Computer Science and Engineering41computer and info science
Education and Teaching39Native American education, curriculum and instruction, elementary school teaching, teacher ed, social science teaching, school librarian
Family and Social Work23social work
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy15occupational therapy
Media9communication studies, organizational communications, advertising
Mathematics7mathematics
Religion and Philosophy2religion, Christian studies, youth ministry
Music1music performance

Number of programs and degrees for The College of Saint Scholastica in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year11
Bachelor's degree68036
Master's degree17214
Postbaccalaureate certificate563
Post-master's certificate56
Doctor's degree - professional practice311

The College of Saint Scholastica Student Body

In 2007-2008, The College of Saint Scholastica had a total enrollment of 3,259 students (3,345 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 34%
Women 66%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 76%
Graduate 24%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 26%
20-21 25%
22-24 14%
25-29 10%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Minnesota86%
Wisconsin9%
(International Students)4%
Michigan1%

The College of Saint Scholastica Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 79 %

The College of Saint Scholastica Room and Board (2007)

The College of Saint Scholastica offers campus housing for 1,036 of its 3,345 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Duluth, Minnesota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Minnesota Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 14 meals per week.

The College of Saint Scholastica Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total1,8991,58483%57136%
Men64451680%19237%
Women1,2551,06885%37935%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal460580
SAT Math500620
SAT Writing460580
ACT Verbal2025
ACT Math1925
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT6%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT93%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

The College of Saint Scholastica Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 26,490
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 26,490
Room and board $ 6,972
Room charge $ 3,960
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,012
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,718

Financial Aid:
The College of Saint Scholastica participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 234300)

The College of Saint Scholastica Faculty

The College of Saint Scholastica has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured2922
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2127
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1640

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$95,4942*
Associate professorcalendar year2*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year5$65,79910$68,432
Instructorcalendar year0*2*
No academic rankcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year13$79,45116$69,910

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year13$79,0665$74,101
Associate professoracademic year12$64,73210$65,096
Assistant professoracademic year25$52,25945$55,367
Instructoracademic year3$44,39013$46,706
All faculty totalacademic year53$61,21373$56,440

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

The College of Saint Scholastica Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Football Upper Midwest Athletic Conference
Basketball Upper Midwest Athletic Conference
Baseball Upper Midwest Athletic Conference
Track Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

The College of Saint Scholastica Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Curriculum and Instruction
Elementary Education and Teaching
Indian/Native American Education
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
Social Science Teacher Education
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
Applied Economics
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International/Global Studies
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies

Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Media
Advertising
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Organizational Communication, General

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Music
Music Performance, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Religion And Philosophy
Christian Studies
Religion/Religious Studies
Youth Ministry

Science
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Exercise Physiology
Physical Sciences, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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The College of Saint Scholastica Highlights

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What Sets The College of Saint Scholastica Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%The College of Saint Scholastica % of degrees in medical administration
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%The College of Saint Scholastica Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%The College of Saint Scholastica % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%The College of Saint Scholastica Female % of student body
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%The College of Saint Scholastica % of degrees in business and management
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%The College of Saint Scholastica Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in science
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%The College of Saint Scholastica % of degrees in science
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%The College of Saint Scholastica % of degrees in computer science and engineering

Notable:
checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (air force)
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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