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 St Olaf College

St Olaf College - Northfield, MN

1520 St Olaf Ave, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-1098

General information:(507)786-2222
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Town: Distant
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:3,179( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:12 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Religious Affiliation
39
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $35,500 $36,800 $38,150 -4%
Out-of-state $35,500 $36,800 $38,150 -4%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $8,200 $8,500 $8,800 -3%
Other $900 $900 $900 0%
Off Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus with Family
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $45,600 $47,200 $48,850 -2%
Off Campus $36,500 $37,800 $39,150 -5%
Off Campus with Family $36,500 $37,800 $39,150 -5%
Out-of-state
On Campus $45,600 $47,200 $48,850 -2%
Off Campus $36,500 $37,800 $39,150 -5%
Off Campus with Family $36,500 $37,800 $39,150 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $38,150
In-state fees $0
Out-of-state tuition $38,150
Out-of-state fees $0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 761 90% --
Grant or scholarship aid 748 89% $15,651,044 $20,924
Federal grants 149 18% $912,049 $6,121
Pell grants 141 17% $620,249 $4,399
Other federal grants 141 17% $291,800 $2,070
State/local government grant or scholarships 127 15% $419,391 $3,302
Institutional grants or scholarships 735 87% $14,319,604 $19,482
Student loan aid 476 56% $2,767,816 $5,815
Federal student loans 455 54% $2,285,233 $5,022
Other student loans 72 9% $482,583 $6,703
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 2,678 85% $54,924,433 $20,509
Pell grants 531 17% $2,188,150 $4,121
Federal student loans 1,723 55% $11,094,595 $6,439

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 3,179
Undergraduate enrollment 3,179
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 35
Graduate enrollment 0
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,181 1,820 2,361
Percent admitted 53% 53% 53%
Percent admitted who enrolled 53% 17% 18%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 282 38%
ACT 605 82%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 590 720
SAT Math 600 710
SAT Writing 580 710
ACT Composite 27 32
ACT English 27 33
ACT Math 26 32
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 91 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division III (with football)MenWomen
Baseball 40-
Basketball 1712
Football 90-
Golf 1410
Ice Hockey 3622
Other Sports 1310
Skiing 137
Soccer 4626
Softball -18
Swimming and Diving 2824
Tennis 1012
Track and Field, Indoor 8272
Track and Field, Outdoor 8272
Track and Field, X-Country 4854
Volleyball -14
Wrestling 21-

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1915 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

04/12/1999 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation

Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1982 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1957 Accredited
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

09/01/1987 Accredited
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

01/01/1962 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations20 2
Liquor law violations182337
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 001
Liquor law violations 112022
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 145
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 737
Motor vehicle theft 001
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 145
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 314
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate1.6%
Number in default8
Number in repayment493

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00238200

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
American/United States Studies/Civilization3
Asian Studies/Civilization19
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other2
Latin American Studies1
Russian Studies4
Women's Studies7
Category total51
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General10
Category total113
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science2
Category total11
Education Colleges
Music Teacher Education15
Social Studies Teacher Education6
Category total21
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General9
Category total56
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Human Development and Family Studies, General5
Category total7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1
French Language and Literature3
German Language and Literature2
Latin Language and Literature1
Norwegian Language and Literature4
Russian Language and Literature5
Spanish Language and Literature8
Category total49
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse2
Category total22
History Colleges
History, General8
Category total33
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies2
Category total8
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General23
Category total73
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Ancient Studies/Civilization4
Medieval and Renaissance Studies1
Category total7
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Studies6
Category total20
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1
Category total17
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy7
Religion/Religious Studies16
Category total48
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General11
Physics, General5
Category total75
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General11
Category total49
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Social Work24
Category total24
Social Sciences Colleges
Economics, General13
Political Science and Government, General11
Sociology9
Category total152
Theology and Religious Vocations Colleges
Religious/Sacred Music4
Category total4
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Art/Art Studies, General9
Dance, General2
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General2
Music Performance, General1
Music Theory and Composition3
Music, General7
Category total94
Grand total235