Carleton College: Ranking & Review

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United States
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World
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1211604
Top 4%

Carleton College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate21%22%20%
Applicants6,4992,9383,561
Admissions1,378655723
Enrolled undergraduates522249273
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,0781,0081,070

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores242
Percent of students submitting SAT scores46%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
720
Math
725

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores346
Percent of students submitting ACT scores66%
ACT Composite
32

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Carleton College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$68,835$68,835
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,632 and other expenses per full academic year.

Carleton College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,825 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$52,476$52,476
Fees for full-time undergraduates$306$306

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sTotal
Social Sciences9494
Physical Sciences7070
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services6363
Biological and Biomedical Sciences5454
Visual and Performing Arts4242
Mathematics and Statistics3535
Psychology3232
English Language and Literature & Letters2424
History2020
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1717
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1111
Natural Resources and Conservation1111
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1010
Philosophy and Religious Studies1010
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Grand Total493493

A total of 493 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Carleton College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate94%92%96%
  • Full-time retention rate - 96%

General info

Founded1866
MottoDeclaratio Sermonum Tuorum Illuminat
Announcement of Your Words Illuminates
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaize, blue
Academic CalendarTrimester
Total FTE staff676
Instructional FTE263
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.carleton.edu
AddressOne North College Street
Northfield, Minnesota, 55057-4001
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population22,000
Phone5072224000
Fax+1 (507) 646 4204

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