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OLES CAN. OLES WILL.

Mary Maker ’23 is a prominent ambassador with the U.N. Refugee Agency, speaking to media outlets and leaders around the world. She started an award-winning nonprofit to help refugees attend college. And she’s a powerful playwright, poet, and performer.

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Mary Maker '23 in the POC Ole Theater ensemble's November production of "Patchworks."


At St. Olaf, we don’t turn out typical college grads. We turn out Oles. Oles are the people companies want. Oles are the people the planet needs.

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financial aid need met for all of our students

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baccalaureate college in the number of students who study abroad

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carbon-free electrical power

95%

of 2021 graduates are employed, in graduate school, or engaged in full-time service work

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Oles don’t all look alike or think alike, but what they do share is an enthusiasm. An optimism. A work ethic driven by the knowledge that anything is possible, the answer to every problem is yes, that what’s broken needs fixing, what’s working can be improved. Oles think harder, dive deeper.