Founded in 1874, St. Olaf College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Northfield (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, St. Olaf College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Lutheran religion. St. Olaf College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 146 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. St. Olaf College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||St. Olaf College|
|Motto||Fram! Fram! Kristmenn, Krossmenn
Forward! Forward! Men of Christ, Men of the Cross
|Colours||Black and old gold|
|Address||1520 St Olaf Avenue
|Tel||+1 (507) 786 2222|
|Fax||+1 (507) 786 3832|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||1520 St. Olaf Avenue
(507) 646 3025
800 800 3025
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church In America - www.elca.org|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, medium, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
St Olaf College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 417,994 physical volumes, 26,577 physical media, 234,433 digital/electronic medium and 351 licensed digital/electronic databases. St Olaf College's library has 2 branches.
St. Olaf College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,770 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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