St Olaf College

Northfield, MN
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St Olaf College Review

Northfield, MN, 1520 St Olaf Ave
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A+
Activities and Groups A
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Excellent

St Olaf College is a medium sized, private, four-year university enrolling 3,046 students and offering 44 degrees in Northfield, MN.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at St Olaf College.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Human and Social Sciences
306 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American/united States Studies/civilization
13
Ancient/classical Greek Language and Literature
0
Ancient Studies/civilization
6
Asian Studies/civilization
25
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
4
Ethnic Studies
3
History
35
Latin American Studies
3
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
1
Philosophy
17
Political Science
53
Psychology
74
Religion/religious Studies
13
Religious/sacred Music
3
Russian Studies
11
Social Work
10
Sociology and Anthropology
29
Women's Studies
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Mathematics and Science
241 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology
105
Chemistry
52
Mathematics
68
Physics
16
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
152 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
19
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
8
English Language and Literature
61
French Language and Literature
11
German Language and Literature
1
Latin Language and Literature
1
Liberal Arts
9
Music Teacher Education
9
Norwegian Language and Literature
7
Russian Language and Literature
5
Social Studies Teacher Education
4
Spanish Language and Literature
17
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Business
71 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Economics
71
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Art and Design
61 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance
10
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
11
Music
24
Music Performance
15
Music Theory and Composition
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Healthcare
39 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
26
Registered Nurse
13
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Engineering
18 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Environmental Studies
18
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
15 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
15
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
psychology, Class of 2003

networking events, website alumni search

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA-Studio Art, Class of 1998

There were no tools or preparation offered to prepare me for the real world.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology/Anthropology and American Racial and Multicultural Studies, Class of 2002

Opportunities for internships, networking with prior graduates

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 2013

Career counseling, workshops, job boards, networking events

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English; history, Class of 2014

Career center, alumni association network

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
Sociology/Anthropology and American Racial and Multicultural Studies, Class of 2002

Very close knit, can be hard to find a niche if you're not "like everyone else."

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 2013

Mostly white, middle class, midwesterners. Strong religious and Norwegian culture.

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
BA-Studio Art, Class of 1998

Residential campus, very nice facilities.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology/Anthropology and American Racial and Multicultural Studies, Class of 2002

It's been awhile since I graduated. Things have definitely changed. The dining hall/student center was new when I was there. Very fancy, not the best functionality. Dorms were decent. Classrooms were great.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 2013

Excellent facilities - some old but serviceable and generally pleasant and functional.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English; history, Class of 2014

Overall very nice, both older and newer buildings

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 2013

St. Olaf Choir, improv team, Quidditch team

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English; history, Class of 2014

Taiko drumming group, annual drag ball where drag queens perform, quality theater department, active lgbt groups, large Norwegian American population

Rated January 2016
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