St Olaf College Rankings Based on Salary

  • St Olaf College ranks better than only 46% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • St Olaf College ranks better than only 46% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at St Olaf College

We calculated a salary score for each of St Olaf College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at St Olaf College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Bachelor's Degrees

St Olaf College ranks higher than 46% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Area Studies 14% $23,250 $25,194 14%
Biology, General 38% $21,000 $27,357 38%
Chemistry 50% $25,000 $38,289 50%
Computer Science 68% $21,000 $76,930 68%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 96% Not Reported $30,771 96%
Economics 81% $23,250 $58,943 81%
English Language and Literature, General 11% $21,000 $22,485 11%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 72% Not Reported $32,569 72%
Fine and Studio Arts 63% $23,000 $27,947 63%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 21% $23,940 $26,353 21%
History 71% $19,944 $34,526 71%
Mathematics 48% $22,500 $45,529 48%
Music 58% $25,000 $29,141 58%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 11% $25,000 $24,730 11%
Physics 78% $23,250 $52,107 78%
Political Science and Government 52% $21,000 $35,701 52%
Psychology, General 27% $23,000 $26,997 27%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 44% $27,000 $63,855 44%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2% $23,968 $18,771 2%
Social Work 70% Not Reported $34,420 70%
Sociology and Anthropology 53% $23,000 $29,685 53%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 92% $27,000 $44,468 92%

St Olaf College Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Hannah McClure 8/13/2019

I am very thankful for the professors in the Sociology and Anthropology Department at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. They opened a whole new world for me. Additionally, I was very involved in the Dance Department and to Veselica International Dance Ensemble, to which I owe a lot. Overall, I did enjoy my four years at St. Olaf College. However, I do not agree with the way in which the administrators and those in charge (including some benefactors and more) choose to run St. Olaf. Students at St.... Read More

Laurel Underwood-Price 3/21/2017

St. Olaf College is a wonderful community to be a part of. It is considered one of the "Midwest Ivies," along with Carleton College and Macalester. Once you're an Ole, you're an Ole for life. The academic curriculum is extremely rigorous, the facilities are top-notch, and the faculty become your family.