St Olaf College Rankings by Salary Score

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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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for St Olaf College Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Area Studies 14 89% 89% $23,250 $25,190 14
Biology, General 38 96% 96% $21,000 $27,360 38
Chemistry 50 88% 88% $25,000 $38,290 50
Computer Science 68 96% 96% $21,000 $76,930 68
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 96 94% 94% Not Reported $30,770 96
Economics 81 97% 97% $23,250 $58,940 81
English Language and Literature, General 11 95% 95% $21,000 $22,490 11
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 72 89% 89% Not Reported $32,570 72
Fine and Studio Arts 63 92% 92% $23,000 $27,950 63
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 21 100% 100% $23,940 $26,350 21
History 71 100% 100% $19,940 $34,530 71
Mathematics 48 96% 96% $22,500 $45,530 48
Music 58 97% 97% $25,000 $29,140 58
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 11 95% 95% $25,000 $24,730 11
Physics 78 75% 75% $23,250 $52,110 78
Political Science and Government 52 96% 96% $21,000 $35,700 52
Psychology, General 27 100% 100% $23,000 $27,000 27
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 44 100% 100% $27,000 $63,860 44
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2 81% 81% $23,970 $18,770 2
Social Work 70 100% 100% Not Reported $34,420 70
Sociology and Anthropology 53 100% 100% $23,000 $29,690 53
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 92 96% 96% $27,000 $44,470 92

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.