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Jeff Olson

Director of Financial Aid

800.255.8706, ext. 6241


  • B.A. in History, St. Paul Bible College (now Crown College)
  • Certificate of Theological Studies, Alliance Theological Seminary
  • Human Resources Certificate, University of St. Thomas
  • M.B.A., University of St. Thomas


In my formative years I lived in St. Francis, Minnesota. I currently live in Ramsey, Minnesota.

My favorite event or place at Bethel University

I enjoy the Financial Aid Office because the financial aid staff demonstrate care and concern for one another and for our students while helping award and disburse millions of dollars each year.

My favorite free time activity

I enjoy spending time with my family, home improvement projects, studying, walking/hiking, and visiting national and state parks.

Started working at Bethel University


Years of financial aid experience before Bethel

5 years in financial aid, 4 years in admissions