Student Population
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Carleton College overview
Location Northfield, Minnesota
Online carleton.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Carleton College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad

Located in Northfield, Minnesota, Carleton College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,499 prospective students applied, and 1,378 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 522 enrolled in the school.  2,055 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 23 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $52,476 plus fees of $306. Carleton College is ranked 27 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Carleton College overview
SAT 1420/1550
ACT 31/34
Applications Accepted
Carleton College overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2019
Applicant Competition Very High

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Carleton College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$823
Other Fees$306
Room and Board $13,632
Budget for Other Expenses$1,598
Total One Year Cost$68,835


Average Salary After 10 Years
$65,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
93% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Carleton College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 23%
Physical Sciences 14%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Biology 9%
English and Literature 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173258 IPEDS survey data for Carleton College.