Student Population
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Macalester College overview
Location Saint Paul, Minnesota
Online macalester.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
Macalester College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad

Located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Macalester College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA) faith. In the most recent statistical year 5,900 prospective students applied, and 2,394 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 543 enrolled in the school.  2,093 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 43 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $52,234 plus fees of $230. Macalester College is ranked 71 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Macalester College overview
SAT 1360/1510
ACT 29/32
Applications Accepted
Macalester College overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2019
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Macalester College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,145
Other Fees$230
Room and Board $11,672
Budget for Other Expenses$999
Total One Year Cost$66,280


Average Salary After 10 Years
$54,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
87% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Macalester College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 27%
Foreign Languages 10%
General Studies 8%
Mathematics 6%
Biology 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173902 IPEDS survey data for Macalester College.