Admissions Information

Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Admission Informationwp.stolaf.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwp.stolaf.edu/admissions/apply/
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 47.51% and the yield is 29.80%. 2,342 men and 3,352 women applied to St Olaf College and 1,112 men and 1,593 women students were accepted. Among them, 336 men and 470 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants5,6942,3423,352
Admitted2,7051,1121,593
Enrolled806336470
Acceptance Rate 47.51%47.48%47.52%
Yield 29.80%30.22%29.50%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 243 students (30% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 596 students (74%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 710 and the 25th percentile is 590. The SAT Math score is 720 (75th) and 600 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 32 (75th percentile) and 26 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing590710
SAT Math600720
ACT Composite2632
ACT Math2531
ACT English2434
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at St Olaf College are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,203, ACT: 73 - Private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply St Olaf College.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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