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St. Olaf College Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Northfield, MN

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$65,410
Tuition and Fees
$51,450
Room and Board
$11,660
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$1,300
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
Not reported
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002382
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
726 (90.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
634 (87.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
634 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
634 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$45,655
Need-Based Gift
Received by 634 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $39,727
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 576 (90.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,578
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 226 (35.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
161 (20.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,188

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,472 (81.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,326 (94.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,326 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,862 (80.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
96%
Average Award
$44,181
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,323 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $37,646
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,224 (95.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,225
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 615 (26.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
618 (20.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,508

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
60%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,950
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
5.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
482
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
142
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
138
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,594

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