Life After St. Olaf

Ole Futures: Life After St. Olaf

After graduating from St. Olaf College, “Oles” are well prepared for successful lives of worth and service. They take on an astounding variety of academic and professional challenges, in prestigious graduate programs and top companies far and wide. What follows is a sample of the graduate studies pursued by young St. Olaf alumni in the last few years. Or, see a list of jobs earned by young Ole graduates here.

Medicine, Law, and Business
Medical SchoolsLaw SchoolsBusiness Schools
Other Professional Degrees
Architecture (M.Arch.)Divinity (M.Div.)Music (MM)
Nursing (MSN)Public Health (MPH)Public Policy (MPP)
Academic Degrees
Doctoral Programs (Ph.D.)Masters of Arts (MA)Masters of Science (MS)
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Medicine, Law, and Business

Medical Schools (MD)

Biology major, Brown University
Biology major, University of Michigan
Biology major, University of Missouri
Biology major, University of Virginia
Biology & Art History major, Creighton University
Biology & Classics major, Washington University, St. Louis
Chemistry major, University of Chicago
Chemistry & Biology major, University of Kansas
Chemistry & Mathematics major, University of Minnesota
Chemistry & Psychology major, Wake Forest University
English major, University of North Dakota
English & Chemistry major, Saint Louis University
Mathematics & Music major, Albany Medical College
Norwegian & English major, University of Minnesota
Psychology & Chemistry major, Medical College of Wisconsin

Law Schools (JD)

American Studies, Political Science, & Religion major, Drake University
Biology major, Suffolk University
Economics major, New York University
German major, Lewis & Clark College School of Law
History & Biology major, University of Minnesota
History & French major, Saint Louis University
Mathematics & Norwegian major, Marquette University
Music Performance major, Duke University
Music major, Quinnipac College School of Law
Music & English major, University of Saint Thomas
Philosophy & Psychology major, Yale University
Political Science major, Stanford University
Political Science major, Georgetown University
Political Science major, Gonzaga University
Political Science major, University of Wisconsin
Political Science & Russian Studies major, Duke University
Social Work & Political Science major, Washington University

Business Schools (MBA)

Biology & Spanish major, Vanderbilt University
Biology major, University of Illinois
Chemistry major, University of Minnesota
Economics major, Harvard University
Economics & Mathematics major, Stanford University
Economics & Mathematics major, University of Chicago
Economics & Art major, Temple University
Economics & Asian Studies major, American University
Economics major, University of Wisconsin
Economics major, Arizona State University
Music major, University of Saint Thomas
Philosophy, Studio Art, & Ancient St. major, Keller Graduate School of Mgmt.
Political Science & Economics major, University of Minnesota
Physics major, University of Saint Thomas

Other Professional Degrees

Masters in Architecture (M.Arch.)

Art, Philosophy & Psychology major, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mathematics major, Washington University, St. Louis
Mathematics major, University of Minnesota
Studio Art & Fine Arts major, Iowa State University

Masters in Divinity (M.Div.)

Economics & Religion major, Princeton Theological Seminary
English & Religion major, Princeton Theological Seminary
Fine Arts major, University of Chicago
History & Religion major, Luther Seminary
Music-Performance major, Westminster Theological Seminary
Political Science & Religion major, Yale University Divinity School
Psychology, Family Studies, & Music major, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Masters in Music (MM)

Church Music major, Indiana University
Economics major, Hamline University
Music & Mathematics major, Cleveland Institute of Music
Music & Religion major, Yale University
Music Education major, Ithaca College
Music Ed./Performance major, Central Michigan University
Music Ed./Performance major, University of Wisconsin
Music Performance major, Rice University
Music Performance major, Southern Methodist University
Music Performance major, University of Hartford
Music Performance major, University of Michigan
Music Performance major, University of Minnesota
Music major, University of Colorado
Music major, University of Illinois, Springfield
Theory/Composition major, New England Conservatory of Music

Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Biology major, Yale University
Biology major, Vanderbilt University
Nursing major, Emory University
Nursing major, University of Minnesota
Sociology/Anthropology & Women’s Studies major, Vanderbilt University

Masters in Public Health (MPH)

Biology major, Emory University
Biology major, University of Iowa
Biology major, University of Michigan
Chemistry & Environmental Studies major, University of Minnesota
Chemistry major, University of Illinois, Chicago
English & Psychology major, University of Minnesota
Mathematics major, Boston University
Nursing major, Emory University
Political Science major, University of Minnesota
Psychology & Biology major, University of Minnesota
Sociology/Anthropology major, University of Minnesota

Masters in Public Policy (MPP)

Economics major, Harvard University, JFK School of Government
English & Political Science major, Ford School at University of Michigan
English & Psychology major, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
History major, Harvard University, JFK School of Government
Mathematics major, University of Minnesota
Political Science major, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
Political Science major, Pepperdine University, Malibu

Academic Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy: Various Academic Degrees (Ph.D.)

American Racial and Multicultural Studies (ARMS) & Religion major, Stanford University
Biology & Mathematics major, Mayo Graduate School
Biology & Philosophy major, University of Kansas
Biology & Chemistry major, University of Minnesota
Classics & Religion major, University of Oxford (Rhodes Scholar)
Chemistry major, Scripps Research Institute
Chemistry major, University of Chicago
Chemistry major, University of Wisconsin
Chemistry major, Washington University, St. Louis
Economics & Chemistry major, Duke University
Economics & Political Science major, Washington University, St. Louis
English & Music Performance major, University of Toronto
German major, University of California, Davis
Mathematics major, Duke University
Mathematics major, Northwestern University
Mathematics major, Rice University
Mathematics & Chemistry major, Iowa State University
Mathematics & Chemistry major, University of North Carolina
Mathematics & Chemistry major, University of Washington
Physics & Chemistry major, University of Minnesota
Psychology major, Southern Illinois University
Psychology major, Yale University

Masters of Arts: Various Academic Degrees (MA)

American Racial & Multicultural Studies (ARMS) & Religion major, Columbia University
Art & Psychology major, Naropa University
Art History & Psychology major, Virginia Commonwealth University
Art History & Religion major, Washington University, St. Louis
Art major, School of Art Institute of Chicago
Asian Studies & Religion major, Luther Seminary
Asian Studies major, University of Southern California (USC)
Biology & German major, Washington University, St. Louis
Biology & Religion major, University of Aberdeen
Chemistry & Economics major, Duke University
Classics & Mathematics major, University of Virginia
Economics & American Studies major, University of Iowa
Economics & Political Science major, Washington University, St. Louis
Economics major, John C. Whitehead School of Intl. Relations & Diplomacy
English & Asian Studies major, Northwestern University
English & Medieval Studies major, Columbia University
English & Religion major, Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago
English major, Michigan State University
English major, New York University
English major, Stanford University
Family Studies & Hispanic Studies major, University of Minnesota
French & Fine Arts major, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Mathematics & Sociology/Anthropology major, University of North Carolina
Mathematics, Classics, & Philosophy major, University of Wisconsin
Music & Mathematics major, University of Washington
Music & Philosophy major, Boston University
Music major, University of Hawaii
Music major, University of Maryland
Philosophy major, Georgetown University
Political Science & Economics major, University of Chicago
Political Science & Hispanic Studies major, University of Texas
Political Science & History major, Brandeis University
Political Science & History major, Kings College, London
Political Science & Religion major, Luther Seminary
Political Science major, Cornell University
Political Science, Russian, & Russian Area Studies major, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Psychology major, Yale University
Psychology & Dance major, University of Minnesota
Psychology & Philosophy major, University of Saint Thomas
Psychology & Women’s Studies major, University of Chicago
Psychology, Family Studies, & Music major, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Religion major, Lancaster University
Religion & Psychology major, Trinity College
Religion, English, & Mathematics major, Luther Seminary
Social Work major, University of East London
Theatre & Mathematics major, University of Hawaii

Masters of Science: Various Academic Degrees (MS)

Ancient Studies & Biology major, University of Manchester
Ancient Studies & Biology major, Florida State University
Art History & Studio Art major, University of Colorado
Asian Studies & Mathematics major, University of Tulsa
Biology major, Emory University
Biology major, Georgetown University
Biology major, Macquarie University: Sydney, Australia
Biology major, University of Arizona
Biology & Environmental Studies major, University of Minnesota
Biology & Mathematics major, Columbia University
Biology & Religion major, Ball State University
Chemistry major, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Chemistry & Mathematics major, University of Washington
Economics & Mathematics major, University of Oxford (Rhodes Scholar)
Economics & Political Science major, University of Virginia
English & Economics major, Columbia University
English & Psychology major, Keele University
Family Studies & Psychology major, Northwestern University
French & Mathematics major, Purdue University
French & Mathematics major, Clemson University
Mathematics major, Duke University
Mathematics major, Iowa State University
Mathematics & Norwegian major, University of Washington
Mathematics & Religion major, University of North Carolina
Music & Philosophy major, University of Wisconsin
Nursing major, Rush University
Philosophy & Physics major, University of Oxford
Physics major, Carnegie Mellon University
Physics & Mathematics major, University of Chicago
Physics & Mathematics major, University of Michigan
Political Science major, Johns Hopkins University
Political Science major, University of Virginia
Psychology major, University of Reading
Psychology major, Washington University, St. Louis
Psychology & Religion major, University of Utah
Psychology, Russian Area Studies, & Russian major, Indiana University
Social Work major, Columbia University
Studio Art & Political Science major, University of Montana
Women’s Studies & English major, University of Illinois