International Students

St. Olaf offers a variety of services to support international students.

International Admissions

St. Olaf enrolls students from over 75 countries. We provide them with consistent support, and they enliven discussion and our community in important ways.  See application details for international students.

Student Life for Admitted International Students

The Taylor Center for Equity and Inclusion is committed to serving as the primary resource for the educational, personal, and professional growth and development of the diverse international student population at St. Olaf College. Immigration Status and Visa Processing for International Students is handled by Megan Carmès, Visa Coordinator at or 1-507-786-3060.

Domestic Off-Campus and International Study Opportunities for International Students

International students frequently study off-campus while enrolled at St. Olaf.  Search Programs to review the domestic and international program opportunities and special considerations for international student participants.

Non-Degree International Students

Non-degree international students on exchange programs at St. Olaf College require J-1 student visas. Upon admission acceptance, the International Scholar and Off-Campus Coordinator will assist you in the steps to obtain a visa. See Non-degree International Students page to learn more about the requirements for J-1 international students.