Located in the heart of the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, St. Croix Lutheran Academy offers students access to the best of the state’s outdoor recreation and cultural events. A wealth of experience awaits students in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
The state of Minnesota was recently ranked as the safest state in the U.S. by Wallethub and is well known for nice people, a standard American accent, affordable living, the experience of all four seasons, and it's scenic beauty.
Known as “The Land of 10,000 Lakes,” the state of Minnesota offers boundless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Visitors enjoy autumn colors with a drive along the Mississippi River or relax at one of the state’s luxury resorts. Outdoor enthusiasts are drawn to Minnesota’s golfing, skiing, hiking, and sports fishing.
St. Paul is the home of the Minnesota State Capitol, just a 10-minute drive from campus. This government hub offers opportunities for tours and serves as the site of Youth in Government assemblies.
The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are home to eight major league athletic teams including soccer, football, baseball, basketball, and hockey. Five professional stadiums are within 20 minutes of campus.
The world-renowned Mall of America is a 15-minute drive from campus and available by automobile, Metro Transit bus, or light rail.
Within walking distance of the SCL campus, students will find more than 50 shops, including a variety of ethnic restaurants, electronics stores, and four major department stores.
Downtown Minneapolis with the internationally acclaimed Guthrie Theatre and Minneapolis Institute of Arts are a short twenty-minute drive from campus.
The Twin Cities is home to over nearly 50 popular museums including the infamous Science Museum of Minnesota.