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'U.S. News' releases college rankings

By David Gonnerman '90
August 17, 2010

St. Olaf College once again placed in the top quartile of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges in the most recent (2011) edition of the U.S. News & World ReportBest Colleges.” In addition to being ranked No. 51 (tied with Denison and DePauw universities) among the 266 liberal arts colleges represented, St. Olaf was rated No. 9 in the “Focused on Their Undergrads” list (“where the faculty has an unusual commitment to undergraduate teaching”) and No. 36 in the new “High School Counselors’ Picks” category. The college also was noted for its distinctive International and Off-Campus Studies program.

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