St Olaf College: Review & Facts

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St Olaf College is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,050 students enrolled. This college was established in 1874 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Northfield, Minnesota.

St Olaf College is affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
Fair
St Olaf College will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree.

St Olaf College deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and has 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Psychology, Economics, Mathematics, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
93%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at St Olaf College is very high at 93% (well above Minnesota average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at St Olaf College is very good - 87%.

Student to faculty ratio at St Olaf College is pretty good: 12:1. Read more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$43,000
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high - $43,000 per year.

Read the details about St Olaf College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
36%
Doable
According to recent data, 7,571 applications were submitted and 2,723 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score information at St Olaf College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,700
Medium
St Olaf College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at St Olaf College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
St Olaf College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 3,000 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- nearly $4,700 a year.

Based on the college crime data, St Olaf College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

St Olaf College Location and Maps



Post Address: St Olaf College, 1520 St Olaf Ave, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-1098, USA
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