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Academics & Majors

Graduation Statistics


graduate within six years
  • 94% within eight years
  • 90% within four years

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533 Graduates
Carleton College offers bachelors degrees.

Faculty Overview

469 Faculty
Full Time
  • 243 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service
Part Time
  • 226 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service

Study Options

Study Abroad Opportunities

This college has programs to study and gain cultural experiences in countries around the world.

Teacher Certification Offered

This college offers teacher certification.

Reviews Academic Rigor
  • Sara from Buda, TX
  • 5
  • Carleton offers a comprehensive liberal arts education. Because it is based on a trimester schedule, students only take three courses per ten-week term. This allows them to focus more on…

  • May-04-2010 Read More
  • from MN
  • 5
  • Learning at Carleton can not be quantified by a GPA. Students here learn class material, yes, but also about themselves and the world. Students become conscientious, passionate, well rounded individuals.…

  • Jun-23-2011 Read More

Programs & Majors

Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies Bachelor
American/United States Studies/Civilization 8
Area Studies, Other 7
Asian Studies/Civilization 2
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other 1
Latin American Studies 3
Women's Studies -
Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 61
Biomathematics and Bioinformatics, Other -
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Bachelor
Computer Science 24
English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor
English Language and Literature, General 29
Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature 1
Chinese Language and Literature 3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 5
French Language and Literature -
German Language and Literature 1
Japanese Language and Literature 3
Latin Language and Literature -
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other -
Linguistics 4
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1
Russian Language and Literature 4
Spanish Language and Literature 4
History Bachelor
History, General 37
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities Bachelor
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other -
Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor
Mathematics, General 28
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor
Cognitive Science 3
International/Global Studies -
Neuroscience -
Natural Resources and Conservation Bachelor
Environmental Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies Bachelor
Philosophy 7
Religion/Religious Studies 12
Physical Sciences Bachelor
Chemistry, General 30
Geology/Earth Science, General 26
Physics, General 15
Psychology Bachelor
Psychology, General 45
Social Sciences Bachelor
Archeology 1
Economics, General 41
International Relations and Affairs 34
Political Science and Government, General 21
Political Science and Government, Other 1
Social Sciences, Other 19
Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 6
Dance, General 2
Dance, Other -
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 3
Film/Cinema Studies 14
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other -
Fine/Studio Arts, General 23
Music, General 2
Musicology and Ethnomusicology -