St. Olaf College is a Lutheran-affiliated college situated in Northfield, MN. The curriculum follows a liberal arts tradition and the school is highly ranked on several lists including #13 in the Midwest by Forbes. The college’s campus is very sustainable and is mainly powered by a 40-acre solar panel field plus an on-campus wind turbine. St. Olaf College leads the nation’s baccalaureate colleges in sending students to study abroad.
St. Olaf is a great learning community. The people you meet are amazing. The food is also the best.
Laurel from New Haven, CT
St. Olaf College has excellent academics, wonderful performing and fine arts programs, a gorgeous campus, one of the best cafeterias in the USA with nutritious and local food, a new environmentally sound science building, beautiful art and dance building, and a state-of-the-art athletic building with a climbing wall. More than that, St. Olaf College is a true community and one ends up with life-long friends and mentors. A focus on ethics and making the world a better place permeates each class, and St. Olaf College is also highly-ranked in study abroad programs as well as the number of students who volunteer afterward in organizations such as the Peace Corps.