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Macalester College
Location Saint Paul, MN
Setting Large City
Enrollment 2,175
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #97
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
Status Non-profit
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Macalester College
Tuition (In State) $62,270
Tuition (Out of State) $62,270
Room & Board $14,000
Avg Net Price $36,095
Avg Grant Aid $40,262
% Receiving Grant Aid 89%


Macalester College
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 8,434
Admitted 2,397
Acceptance Rate 28.4%
Enrolled % 23%
Avg High School GPA 3.81
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition High
ACT Range 30/34
SAT Range 1340/1500
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline Jan 15, 2024


Macalester College
Student to Faculty Ratio 10:1
Popular Majors
  • Social Sciences (27%)
  • Foreign Languages (10%)
  • General Studies (8%)
  • Mathematics (6%)
  • Biology (6%)


Macalester College
Graduation Rate 87%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $54,100
Making Student Loan Payments 89%
Median Student Loan Debt $22,670
Median Loan Payment $234


Macalester College
% Men 42%
% Women 58%
Racial Diversity Medium
% White 66%
% Black 2%
% Hispanic 6%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 5%
% International 14%
% Unknown Race 0%


Macalester College
% In-State 18%
% Out-of-State 69%


Macalester College
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required Yes
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard