Attracting and enrolling students from a broad range of backgrounds and life experiences is central to the mission of St. Olaf College. St. Olaf remains especially committed to the success of first-generation students and students from low-income backgrounds, and St. Olaf supports these students in a number of ways:
- A commitment to meeting 100% of demonstrated financial need for all students
- Student Support Services, a federally funded 4-year academic success program for first-generation and/or low-income students
- SSS Summer Bridge, a free, month-long credit-bearing academic and social college transition experience for students accepted to St. Olaf through its SSS program
- An engaged and supportive campus community including dedicated staff and resources in the school’s Center for Multicultural and International Engagement and a variety of active Multicultural Student Organizations.
Two students from each each school, who meet the criteria listed, may be eligible for nomination. If interested in this opportunity, students may visit with their counselor.The University of St. Olaf will contact selected students directly and make travel arrangements. St. Olaf will cover all travel expenses. Pleaseclick here to view info about St. Olaf.
Students will travel to St. Olaf on Sunday, November 5th, attend a welcome reception with their St. Olaf student host and participate in the Fall Visit Day program on Monday, November 6th. They will return home on Monday evening.
If you have a question, please feel free to call St. Olfa Admissions at 507-786-3025. A listing of the St. Olaf Admissions representative who works with students from your state and/or high school can be found here.