Macalester College

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Acceptance Rate 28.01 %
SAT Average 1,420
2023 Tuition & Fees $62,500
Student Population 2,244
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $39,407

Academic Overview

Macalester College Campus, Saint Paul, MN
Macalester College is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $62,500 for undergraduate students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 2,244 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 28.01% and the graduation rate is 90% last year.
The salary after graduation from Macalester College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $55,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Macalester's tuition & fees is $62,500.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Macalester. The acceptance rate of Macalester is 28.01% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 22.99%. The average graduation rate is 90% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $39,407 and 85% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,244 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Macalester College is 28.01 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Macalester College is 90 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Macalester College is 96 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Macalester College is 2,244
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Macalester College is 10 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $39,407 at Macalester College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1600 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1899
Online Applicationwww.macalester.edu/admissions/apply/
Financial Aidwww.macalester.edu/financialaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.macalester.edu/financialaid/estimate/
Disability Servicewww.macalester.edu/studentaffairs/disabilityservices/

Offered Degrees

Macalester offers 40 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class

Special Learning Opportunities

Macalester College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at Macalester College.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online Class
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,332)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,270)

Veterans Benefits

Macalester College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges