St. Olaf College

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St. Olaf College is a private liberal arts institution that is co-educational and open to applicants of all faiths and none. It has 12 academic and administrative buildings, 30 student residences, and 12 athletic facilities. Students can pursue a bachelor of arts degree in about 40 academic areas and can even design their own major. St. Olaf also offers a professional bachelor of music degree with majors such as music education, performance, and theory and composition.

  • St. Olaf has a need-based financial aid policy and awards 61% of students with merit scholarships of up to $25,000.
  • The college houses a utility-grade wind turbine and has solar panels across 40 acres, allowing it to achieve 100% carbon-free electrical power.
  • Students at St. Olaf have a lower debt than the national average, and less than 1% of St. Olaf graduates default their Student loans, while the country has a default rate of about 11%.