Oles Can. Oles Will.

Last year, 100 percent of the students who applied to dental school from St. Olaf were accepted to one or more programs — a testament to the college’s rigorous pre-health program and the value of the liberal arts.

Nicole Nothongkham ’18, Annika Johnson ’18, and Simon Broccard ’18 are in their first year at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

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


baccalaureate college in the number of students who study abroad


carbon-free electrical power


of 2017 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.