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Carleton College

Northfield, Minnesota

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Overview

Student Population
2,097
Carleton College overview
Location Northfield, Minnesota
Online carleton.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Northfield, Minnesota, Carleton College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 7,324 prospective students applied, and 1,401 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 525 enrolled in the school.  2,077 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 20 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $56,778 plus fees of $333. Carleton College is ranked 39 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

10/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Carleton College is rated within the top 9% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Carleton College within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
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SAT 1360/1540
ACT 31/34
GPA 3.9
Applications Accepted
19.1% 
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Very High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$56,778
Costs for Carleton College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$866
Other Fees$333
Room and Board $14,658
Budget for Other Expenses$1,640
Total One Year Cost$74,275

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Outcomes

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

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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%

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

Current students may use the Carleton College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.