St. Olaf College

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1520 St Olaf Ave
Northfield, MN 55057

Recognized as one of the nations leading liberal arts colleges, St. Olaf College offers an academically rigorous education with a vibrant faith tradition as a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. St. Olaf prepares students to become responsible citizens of the world by fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit. Widely known for its programs in mathematics, the natural sciences, and music, St. Olaf also provides dynamic opportunities for interdisciplinary study. Committed to global education, more than three-quarters of St. Olaf students participate in off-campus study programs. Over the years, St. Olaf College has been a national leader among liberal arts colleges in producing Rhodes Scholars, Fulbright Fellows, and Peace Corps volunteers. St. Olaf ranks 9th overall among the nation’s 262 baccalaureate colleges in the number of graduates who go on to earn doctoral degrees. St. Olaf earned top 10 rankings in the following fields: mathematics/statistics and religion/theology (2nd); arts/music and medical sciences (4th); education and social service professions (5th); chemistry and physical sciences (6th); life sciences (8th); engineering (9th); and\r\nforeign languages (10th).\r\n\r\n

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