Northfield ,MN

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Stoodnt Assessment

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.

%of students whose need was fully met90
College rating
Global Brand US Brand Corporate Reputation Engineering Program Liberal Arts Program Business Programs Graduate Programs
3 5 5 3 5 3 3
Student Information
Total Men Women
Applications 4,011 1,704 2,307
Admitted 2,374 1,016 1,358
Enrolled 752 319 433
Student Diversity
Category Men Women
African American 27 18
Asian 56 105
White 1,086 1,359
Hispanic 50 87
International(Men & Women)% 6 -
Academic stats (SAT)
SAT Section Score Range
Critical Reading 590 - 710
Math 590 - 710
Writing 580 - 690
Total Score 1760 - 2110
Fee In-State Out of State
Tuition $59,360.00 $59,360.00
Financial Aid
Aid/Loan No of students receiving aids Percent of students receiving aids Total amount of receiving aids Average amount of receiving aids
Fedral/State/Local Aid 2,795 88% $64,164,835.00 $22,957.00
Pell Grant Aid 473 15% $1,953,174.00 $4,129.00
Fedral Student Loan 1,669 53% $10,911,211.00 $6,538.00
Key Programs Offered in Under Graduate
  • Architecture, Planning and Environment
    • Environmental Studies
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Arts, Humanities and Languages
    • American/United States Studies/Civilization
    • Asian Studies/Civilization
    • Latin American Studies
    • Russian Studies
    • Ethnic Studies
    • Women's Studies
    • Music Teacher Education
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
    • Russian Language and Literature
    • German Language and Literature
    • Norwegian Language and Literature
    • French Language and Literature
    • Spanish Language and Literature
    • General Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Latin Language and Literature
    • General English Language and Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Religion/Religious Studies
    • Religious/Sacred Music
    • General Psychology
    • General Dance
    • General Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
    • General Art/Art Studies
    • Criticism and Conservation Art History
    • General Music
    • General Music Performance
    • Music Theory and Composition
    • Other Music
    • General History
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Computer Science
  • Math and Sciences
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
    • General Biology/Biological Sciences
    • General Mathematics
    • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
    • Ancient Studies/Civilization
    • General Chemistry
    • General Physics
    • Social Work
  • Medical and Health Services
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Key Programs Offered in Graduate (Masters)
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