Discern Your Path
With a 12:1 student to professor ratio and one to one career and academic coaching, we help you discover your strengths and find your path to a successful future.
Gain Hands-On Experience
5,000+ experiential learning opportunities every year to test out opportunities and learn new skills. In fact, 90% of our grads have participated in an internship, research or other opportunity while attending St. Olaf.
82% of our students graduate in four years, compared to 52% of students at comparable private institutions, and just 34% of students at public universities
95% of our graduates are employed, in grad school or engaged in full time service work within 9 months of graduation.
Majors and Programs
We offer 85+ majors, concentrations, and pre-professional tracks.
St. Olaf ranks 8th among the nation’s baccalaureate colleges in the number of graduates who go on to earn doctoral degrees.
St. Olaf offers a test optional application process with two rounds of Early Decision, Early Action, and Regular Decision. We make applying easy, but we know the process can be overwhelming. We’re here to help!
A Globally Engaged Community
St. Olaf is #16 in baccalaureate colleges in the number of international students. The college’s emphasis on languages, study abroad/away, and a global perspective makes this an excellent place for international students to live and learn. International students from over 95 countries are an important and growing part of the student body.
Photo: Students performing at “international night”
We’re #2 among colleges in the number of students we send abroad. An Ole’s experience is a wider world experience.
Photo: Students in China during St. Olaf’s Global Semester program