Macalester College

Saint Paul, MN, USA
4.39 Average Rating
Founded in 1874, Macalester College is a private, liberal arts institution based in St. Paul, Minnesota. Admissions to Macalester College are rated as the “most selective.” Mac offers a Study Away program where students can take their studies to places such as South Africa and Ecuador. Popular areas of study include, political science, international studies, and mathematics.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
15%
Out of State Students
85%
0
100
41%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 31
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1410
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 15, 2019 January 15, 2019
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2020 May 1, 2019
Other January 1, 2019 February 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
2,136
Total Number of Undergrads
2,136
Academic Calendar

Semester

Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
0
100
85%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
90%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$30,672
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$54,114
Out-of-State Tuition
$54,114
0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
79%
Average Aid Per Year
$33,325
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Student Organizations
128
Size of Town
City: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Minneapolis
New York
San Francisco
Washington
Chicago
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
60%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$54,100
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What Students Are Saying

4.39 Average Rating
macalester college is an excellent liberal arts college. the professors are top-notch, there is plenty to do, and it is a great place to be.
Kaspar from Iowa City, IA
macalester has a beautiful campus. macalester has friendly welcoming people. macalester includes a diverse student body.
McKinley from Sandstone, MN

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