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St Olaf College

Northfield, Minnesota

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Overview

Student Population
3,048
St Olaf College overview
Location Northfield, Minnesota
Online stolaf.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church
St Olaf College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Northfield, Minnesota, St Olaf College is a mid-size four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Evangelical Lutheran Church faith. In the most recent statistical year 5,694 prospective students applied, and 2,705 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 806 enrolled in the school.  3,023 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 25 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $49,710 plus fees of $0. St Olaf is ranked 144 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
9/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

St Olaf is rated within the top 25% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for St Olaf College within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
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SAT 1190/1430
ACT 26/32
GPA 3.62
Applications Accepted
47.5% 
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$49,710
Costs for St Olaf College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,270
Budget for Other Expenses$900
Total One Year Cost$62,880

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$53,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
85% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by St Olaf College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 16%
Biology 12%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Physical Sciences 8%
Mathematics 8%

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