Carleton College

Northfield, Minnesota

Carleton College Overview

Student population

AddressOne North College Street
Northfield, MN
School Websitewww.carleton.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Distant

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Carleton College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Northfield, Minnesota that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 7,092 students applied to Carleton College. Of those students, 1,407 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Carleton College was $54,438, in addition to fees of $321. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Carleton College.

Carleton College has a 93% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Carleton College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARecommended
Applicants admitted

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The Carleton College acceptance rate is 20%. To put this into perspective, 1,407 of the 7,092 students who applied to Carleton College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Carleton College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Carleton College had an SAT score between the range of 1,350 and 1,530. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Carleton College was between 31 and 34 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Carleton College as part of their application.

Carleton College Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Carleton College, the tuition for in-state residents is $54,438. Combined with fees of $321, room and board costs of $14,085, other expenses of $1,628 and the $853 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $54,759 in tuition.

Students at Carleton College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Carleton College was $5,526 last year, with 13% of students being awarded federal aid.

Carleton College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio9:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Carleton College.

Carleton College has a good gender split, with 50% of undergraduates being female and 50% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 72% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 16% of students come from in-state and 12% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Carleton College is 9:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Carleton College Popular Majors and Programs

SOCIAL SCIENCES
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
PSYCHOLOGY
HISTORY
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS

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