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According to the most recent National Science Foundation’s Survey of Earned Doctorates, St. Olaf ranks 12th overall among the nation’s 263 baccalaureate colleges in the number of graduates who go on to earn doctoral degrees. St. Olaf earned top 10 rankings in the following fields: mathematics/statistics and religion/theology (3rd); education (4th); biology and the life sciences and arts/music (5th); medical sciences (6th); chemistry (8th); and engineering (10th).St. Olaf has had five Rhodes Scholars since 1995. Two St. Olaf seniors were selected in the 2008 awards competition. Over the past two decades, only two other liberal arts colleges have had the honor of having two selections in a single year.Fifty-eight percent of the Class of 2012 was employed within a year of graduation, 28 percent enrolled in graduate school or other advanced study, and 12 percent engaged in full-time volunteer service.Six St. Olaf students were named Fulbright Scholars for 2013–14. Since 1995 93 St. Olaf students have received prestigious Fulbright scholarships.Thirty–two St. Olaf students have received Goldwater scholarships since 1995. The scholarships, which are granted to sophomores and juniors in mathematics, science, and engineering, are awarded on the basis of academic merit.St. Olaf College is regularly listed as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.
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