College of St. Scholastica Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

College of St. Scholastica
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College of St. Scholastica Admissions Overview:

The College of St. Scholastica is not a highly selective school; only around one-third of those who apply will not be accepted. To apply, interested students will need to fill out an application and submit scores from either the SAT or ACT--both tests are accepted. In addition, students will need to send in high school transcripts. Students are encouraged to visit the campus and to meet with an admissions counselor.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • College of St. Scholastica Acceptance Rate: 64%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile
  • SAT Critical Reading: 430 / 550
  • SAT Math: 460 / 570
  • SAT Writing: - / -

What these SAT numbers mean

  • ACT Composite: 21 / 26
  • ACT English: 20 / 25
  • ACT Math: 21 / 26

What these ACT numbers mean

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College of St. Scholastica Description:

The College of St. Scholastica is a private Benedictine Catholic university located in Duluth, Minnesota. The college has additional campuses in St. Cloud, St. Paul, Brainerd and Rochester. The 186-acre main campus features attractive stone architecture and a view of Lake Superior. Founded in 1912 as a tiny college for women, the college today offers men and women a choice of dozens of majors. Professional fields in business and the health sciences are the most popular among undergraduates. The College of St. Scholastica has a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 22. The school typically does well in rankings of colleges in the Midwest. In athletics, the St. Scholastica Saints compete in the NCAA Division III Upper Midwest Athletic Conference. Popular sports include football, softball, basketball, track and field, and skiing.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 4,351 (2,790 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 28% Male / 72% Female
  • 81% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $35,326
  • Books: $1,150 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,314
  • Other Expenses: $2,004
  • Total Cost: $47,794

College of St. Scholastica Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 69%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $22,240
    • Loans: $10,503

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Computer Science, Health Information Management, Health Sciences, Nursing, Organizational Behavior, Psychology, Social Work, Teacher Education

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 57%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 66%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Ice Hockey, Track and Field, Basketball, Cross Country, Baseball, Skiing, Tennis, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Cross Country, Ice Hockey, Softball, Skiing, Soccer, Tennis

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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