Carleton College

One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057-4001
Tel: (507)222-4000
Private not-for-profit | 2,055 students
Carleton College is one of the premier institutions of higher education in the United States. A nationally ranked undergraduate college, Carleton enrolls approximately 2,000 students. Carleton offers a four-year baccalaureate degree in 37 majors. Its graduates assume leadership positions in the sciences, business, government, education, and the arts.

School Overview:

Carleton College
CountyRice County, MN
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
238 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,055 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,037 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
18 students137 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted26%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)670-760450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)670-760460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)660-750440-570
ACT Composite (25-75%)29-3320-25

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a continued commitment to the liberal arts. Carleton is a national college enrolling approximately 2,000 students drawn from all 50 states and many different countries.
  • A four-year college, Carleton offers the bachelor of arts degree. Its students can choose from 37 major fields of study, as well as numerous special programs, area studies or concentrations.
  • Carleton College occupies more than 900 scenic acres of campus, arboretum, and athletic fields. Located in Northfield, MN, roughly 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carleton offers access to the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area while preserving a collegial environment conducive to an intensive academic life.
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