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What Makes Us Special

About Carleton College

Founded in 1866, Carleton College is a small, private liberal arts college in the historic river town of Northfield, Minnesota. Best known for its academic excellence and warm, welcoming campus community, Carleton offers more than 32 majors and 17 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class

Mathematics660-770
Critical Reading660-770
Writing650-750

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 50%
Men 50%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 96%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2016-17  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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tuition and fees, and financial aid, click here.

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 
$22,641

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 9:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 98%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 263 101 10 0 374

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