St. Olaf College

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Four-year Lutheran liberal-arts college in Northfield, Minnesota

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About St. Olaf College

According to Wikipedia, St. Olaf College is a private liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota. The school was founded in 1874 on the land of the Wahpekute Band of the Datoka Nation by a group of Norwegian-American settler colonial pastors and farmers, led by Pastor Bernt Julius Muus. The college is named after the King and the Patron Saint Olaf II of Norway and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The college was visited by King Olav in 1987 and King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway in 2011.

St. Olaf College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
5,23151%85%131029

How Much Does St. Olaf College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$51,450
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$12,459
30K - 48K$12,276
48K - 75K$17,577
75K - 110K$22,977
110K+$33,771

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do St. Olaf College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from St. Olaf College, then you can expect to earn an average of $57,300 per year. You also have a 93% chance of being employed after 10 years.

St. Olaf College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
3,0113,011

Where is St. Olaf College?

St. Olaf College is located at 1520 St Olaf Ave, Northfield MN 55057-1098

How Safe is St. Olaf College?

Northfield has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is St. Olaf College Known For?

St. Olaf College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

St. Olaf College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are St. Olaf College's Most Influential Alumni?

St. Olaf College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Religious Studies, and Literature. Here are some of St. Olaf College's most famous alumni:

G.Allan Johnson
A Researcher.
Philip Yeagle
A Researcher.
Donald Juel
An American educator and New Testament scholar.
Lawrence Grimsrud
A .
Jim Meffert
An American politician.
Karl Rolvaag
An American diplomat .
Alan Shepard
A Canadian academic and president and vice-chancellor of Western University in London, Ontario.
David Ede
David Ede
A Scholar of Islam.
Robert Jacobson
A .
Rebecca Wee
An American poet.
John Marty
An American politician.
David Minge
An American politician.