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Why St. Olaf

Discover a distinctive education grounded in academic rigor, residential learning, global engagement, and a vibrant Lutheran faith tradition.

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Visit

Visiting campus is an excellent way to learn more about the wonderful opportunities we offer.

3

Apply

Early Decision 1: November 15
Early Decision 2: January 1
Regular Decision: January 15

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    Take a tour of the St. Olaf campus!

    The best way to experience St. Olaf is to visit in person, but if that's not possible, take a virtual tour with some of our students.

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    Meet Our Students

    Athletes, musicians, scientists, actors, scholars — sometimes all in the same person. Sample the experiences of a few of our current students.

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    The Conversation Programs

    We want students to develop the ability to listen carefully, argue forcefully, and be the kind of engaged thinker who makes a conversation more interesting.

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    Where Will a St. Olaf Education Lead?

    A St. Olaf degree can lead to graduate school, a business career, or service with an NGO. The Ole network can open doors around the world.

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    Facebook

    Learn more about student life, upcoming events, and other significant happenings on the Hill via the St. Olaf Admissions Facebook page.