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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$49,650 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$39,560 tuition
$9,090 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$49,650 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$39,560 tuition
$9,090 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$19,482 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
90% of students receive aid
18% get federal aid ($6,121 avg)
15% get state aid ($3,302 avg)
87% get institn'l aid ($19,482 avg)
56% get loans ($5,815 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.72% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.72% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$15,651,044
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $20,924 89%
Federal Grant Aid $6,121 18%
Pell Grants $4,399 17%
Other Federal Grants $2,070 17%
Institution Grant Aid $19,482 87%
State Grant Aid $3,302 15%
Student Loans $5,815 56%
Federal Loans $5,022 54%
Other Loans $6,703 9%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$7,500
$5,000
-
$22,000
$22,000
$6,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 1
Financial aid deadline: March 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: March 22
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does St Olaf College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1520 St Olaf Ave
Northfield, MN 55057-1098
(507) 786-3025
http://www.stolaf.edu/services/financialaid/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,235
Out of State $1,235

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Sean from Oconomowoc, WI
  • Mar-11-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Seems very pricy, but if I go there, hopefully they'll offer good scholarships.

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  • 5
  • Ava from Wisconsin
  • Jan-02-2014 I am a current student here

    St. Olaf is pretty expensive if you just look at the numbers. I work three jobs to help my parents pay for my tuition but I enjoy working that much and that hard because I love being a student at Olaf so incredibly much! The professors are one of a kind and with the post-graduation opportunities that we are provided I know that I will be successful and that my education here will be worth the money.

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  • 3
  • Mike from Saint Paul, MN
  • Sep-03-2013 I am a current student here

    St. Olaf is a more expensive school. It does, however, make up for it with a quality education and an enthusiastic alumni network that can help students land jobs. It is also important to note that St. Olaf is very generous with financial aid, which often puts it at the top of seniors' college lists.

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  • 5
  • Susan from Minnetonka, MN
  • Jul-10-2013 I am a current student here

    I was able to get great financial aid, so I think that I am definitely getting my money's worth. I do think that it is unnecessarily expensive for those paying full price.

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