St. Olaf College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1520 St. Olaf Avenue

Northfield, MN 55057

(507) 786-3025

(800) 800-3025

Fax: (507) 786-3832



Contact: Derek Gueldenzoph

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

1520 St. Olaf Avenue

Northfield, MN 55057

(507) 786-2222

www.stolaf.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,073

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 813

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,014

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 59%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 92%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
American racial and multicultural studies B
Asian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Music Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Latin B
Norwegian B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Ancient Studies/Civilization B
Medieval/Renaissance Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

St Olaf College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (507) 786-2222
Website: wp.stolaf.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: wp.stolaf.edu/admissions/apply/
Address: 1520 St Olaf Ave, Northfield, MN 55057-1098
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,048
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 88%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 3,048 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $47,840
Out-of-state Tuition: $47,840
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $31,436

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

St Olaf College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at St Olaf College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 6
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 2
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 10
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 3
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Visual and Performing Arts 8
Grand total 47

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at St Olaf College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $47,840
Out-of-state $47,840
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 766 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 765 97% $31,436
Student loan aid 453 58% $6,488

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,833 93% $30,281
Federal student loans 1,563 51% $6,386

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for St Olaf College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled St Olaf College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,496 2,318 3,178
Percent admitted 100% 49% 50%
Percent admitted who enrolled 15% 15% 15%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

St Olaf College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 3,048
Undergraduate enrollment 3,048
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

St Olaf College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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