The College of Saint Scholastica

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$35,634

2.5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,942

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.85%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

68.2%

3,833 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,276

77.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

66.9%

324 Graduates

About

The College of Saint Scholastica is a higher education institution located in St. Louis County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The College of Saint Scholastica were Registered Nursing (344 degrees awarded), Social Work (67 degrees), and Health Information & Medical Records Administration (56 degrees).

In 2017, 1,558 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The College of Saint Scholastica. 73.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,258 degrees), 15.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (79 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Saint Scholastica is $35,634, which is $14,901 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Saint Scholastica is $35,634, which is $14,901 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,942.

In 2017, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,634

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The College of Saint Scholastica was $35,634. The cost of tuition at The College of Saint Scholastica is $14,901 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$23,942

2017 Value

3.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 The College of Saint Scholastica had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,942. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of The College of Saint Scholastica grew by 3.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,088

Room and Board

$1,150

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The College of Saint Scholastica was of $9,088 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,150. The cost of room and board increased by 4.27% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at The College of Saint Scholastica received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.61% with respect to 2016, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.85%

2016 Default Rate

38

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The College of Saint Scholastica was 2.85%, which represents 38 out of the 1334 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The College of Saint Scholastica received 3,833 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 18.6% annual growth. Out of those 3,833 applicants, 2,616 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.2% acceptance rate.

There were 4,276 students enrolled at The College of Saint Scholastica in 2017, and 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The College of Saint Scholastica has an overall enrollment yield of 18.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,616

Accepted Out of 3,833

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The College of Saint Scholastica was 68.2% (2,616 admissions from 3,833 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 63.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 18.6%, while admissions grew by 27.1%.

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SAT Scores

5%

Submission Percentage

23

Scores Submitted

5% of enrolled first-time students at The College of Saint Scholastica in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The College of Saint Scholastica has a total enrollment of 4,276 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Saint Scholastica is 3,305 students and the part-time enrollment is 971. This means that 77.3% of students enrolled at The College of Saint Scholastica are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The College of Saint Scholastica, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.1% White, 4.49% Asian, 3.79% Black or African American, 3.34% Hispanic or Latino, 2.71% Two or More Races, 0.865% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0468% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The College of Saint Scholastica in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (58.7%), followed by White Male (25.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.43%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (63.8%), followed by White Male (19.6%) and Black or African American Female (4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The College of Saint Scholastica, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,276 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Saint Scholastica is 3,305 and the part-time enrollment is 971. This means that 77.3% of students enrolled at The College of Saint Scholastica are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The College of Saint Scholastica was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), The College of Saint Scholastica had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,511

  2. Asian

    192

  3. Black or African American

    162

The enrolled student population at The College of Saint Scholastica is 82.1% White, 4.49% Asian, 3.79% Black or African American, 3.34% Hispanic or Latino, 2.71% Two or More Races, 0.865% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0468% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 28 students (0.655%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 734 more women than men received degrees from The College of Saint Scholastica. The majority of degree recipients at The College of Saint Scholastica are white (1,258 degrees awarded). There were 15.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (79 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The College of Saint Scholastica is Registered Nursing (344 degrees awarded), followed by Social Work (67 degrees) and Health Information & Medical Records Administration (56 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The College of Saint Scholastica, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (102 degrees awarded), Biology (129 degrees), and Health (719 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The College of Saint Scholastica are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,134,153 people), Registered nurses (1,478,505 people), Accountants & auditors (1,143,833 people), Other managers (780,094 people), and Physicians (498,135 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Saint Scholastica are Public Administration and Social Service (102 degrees awarded), Biology (129 degrees), Health (719 degrees), Education (187 degrees), and Business (262 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The College of Saint Scholastica are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at The College of Saint Scholastica are Public Administration and Social Service (102 degrees awarded), Biology (129 degrees), Health (719 degrees), Education (187 degrees), and Business (262 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The College of Saint Scholastica are Elementary & secondary schools (3,388,001 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,234,153 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (840,048 people), Banking & related activities (521,838 people), and Computer Systems Design (483,037 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Saint Scholastica are Public Administration and Social Service (102 degrees awarded), Biology (129 degrees), Health (719 degrees), Education (187 degrees), and Business (262 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The College of Saint Scholastica.

Most Common

  1. 344 degrees awarded

  2. 67 degrees awarded

  3. 56 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The College of Saint Scholastica was Registered Nursing with 344 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 412

  2. 1,146

In 2017, 412 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Saint Scholastica, which is 0.36 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,146).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 45 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Saint Scholastica in Physical Therapy, which is 0.489 times less than the 92 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 308 degrees were awarded to women at The College of Saint Scholastica in Registered Nursing, which is 8.32 times more than the 37 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

62%

100% Completion Time

70%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 62% of students graduating from The College of Saint Scholastica completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The College of Saint Scholastica is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.926% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,258 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    79 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The College of Saint Scholastica is white (1,258 degrees awarded). There were 15.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (79 degrees).

0.77% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    940 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    318 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    63 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The College of Saint Scholastica is white female (940 degrees awarded). There were 2.96 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (318 degrees).

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Operations

The College of Saint Scholastica has an endowment valued at nearly $81.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $10.5M (12.8%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, The College of Saint Scholastica had a total salary expenditure of $73.4M. The College of Saint Scholastica employs 99 Assistant professors, 58 Associate professors, and 23 Professors. Most academics at The College of Saint Scholastica are Female Assistant professors (74), Female Associate professors(31), and Male Associate professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of Saint Scholastica are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 73 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 48 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$81.6M

2017 Endowment

18.7%

growth from 2016

The College of Saint Scholastica has an endowment valued at about $81.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The College of Saint Scholastica grew 18.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $48.5M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.53M - Federal

  2. $941k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, The College of Saint Scholastica received $3.53M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $941k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$34.7M

2017 Salaries

2.05%

growth from 2016

In 2017, The College of Saint Scholastica paid a median of $34.7M in salaries, which represents 47.2% of their overall expenditure ($73.4M) and a 2.05% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.37% decline from 2015 and a 4.58% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.9M

Instructional Salaries

202

Number of Employees

In 2017, The College of Saint Scholastica paid a total of $13.9M to 202 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

99 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

73 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The College of Saint Scholastica were Assistant professor with 99 employees; Associate professor with 58 employees; and Associate professor with 23 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of Saint Scholastica were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 73 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 48 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The College of Saint Scholastica was Female Assistant professor with 74 employees, Female Associate professor with 31 employees, and Male Associate professor with 27 employees.

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