Exploration of Faith

Explore, Ask Questions, and Grow

Explore, Ask Questions, and Grow

We encourage the exploration of faith, values, and personal fulfillment. St. Olaf is grounded in its Lutheran tradition, but you’ll find students and faculty from all of the world’s great religions, as well as people who may not claim any faith tradition. About a quarter of our students identify themselves as Lutheran. We all share a commitment to respect others’ beliefs, and a willingness to explore the role religion and faith play in all cultures. Those conversations take many forms and lead in many directions in and out of the classroom.

College Ministry

18%

of the class of 2025 are Lutheran

43%

of the class of 2025 have no religious preference

7

Religious organizations on campus.

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