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:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,040
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):87%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:3,040 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$44,180
Out-of-state Tuition:$44,180
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$27,346

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

St Olaf College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies6
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education2
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics8
Health Professions and Related Programs1
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences3
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Visual and Performing Arts8
Grand total45

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$44,180
Out-of-state$44,180
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid71794%
Grant or scholarship aid70292%$27,346
Student loan aid39151%$6,944

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,73490%$26,678
Federal student loans1,51350%$6,256

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,0413,2132,828
Percent admitted100%35%56%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%12%16%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment3,040
Undergraduate enrollment3,040
Graduate enrollment0

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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The 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 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

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