The hills of Northfield, Minnesota, are alive with the sounds of St. Olaf College. The private liberal arts university offers undergraduate and pre-professional education to more than 3,000 students, offering degrees in about 45 academic focus areas. The school has a faculty of more than 250 teachers and is recognized for its choral and orchestral music programs, as well as its mathematics department. Other popular majors include English, psychology, biology, economics, social services, theology, language, medical science, and chemistry. St. Olaf College was founded in 1874 by Norwegian immigrants and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.