About St Olaf College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does St Olaf College cost?

St Olaf College Cost of Attendance
In-state $44,180
Out-of-state $44,180
On-Campus Room and Board $10,080
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,790
Average Annual Cost $27,284
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

St Olaf College Financial Aid and Debt

91%

Students paying down their debt

$27,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$279

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 94% $26,678
Federal Grants 17% $5,534
Pell grants 17% $4,364
Other federal grants 7% $2,828
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 12% $4,936
Institutional grants or scholarships 92% $25,695
Student loan aid 51% $6,944
Federal student loans 51% $6,256
Other student loans 10% $10,804

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

St Olaf College Admissions

What is St Olaf College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 45%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 28% of applicants
SAT Reading 550-700
SAT Math 570-700
SAT Writing 580-690
ACT Submissions 81% of applicants
Composite Score 26-31

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St Olaf College Campus Life

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

105

Forbes Ranking

85%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

88%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3122
Living on campus
Transfer Students 7%
Under Age 25 100%
Gender Balance
Men
43%
Women
57%

Student Diversity

44%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
74.15%
Unknown
12.08%
Asian
6.41%
Hispanic or Latino
5.25%
Black or African American
1.95%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.13%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.03%

St Olaf College Graduation Success

92%

First Year Student Retention

85%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$47,300

Average Salary After Graduation

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About St Olaf College

Address

1520 St Olaf Ave
Northfield, MN

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Distant Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify