Carleton College Photo #2 - Laird Hall includes the President's Office, Dean of the College Office, classrooms, and the English department.
Carleton College Photo #3 - Cassat and Memorial Hall, two new residence halls at Carleton College, opened in the fall of 2009.
Carleton College Photo #4 - Carleton College's Cowling Arboretum consists of approximately 800 acres [325 hectares] of land adjacent to the College. The Arb serves three general purposes: education, recreation, and conservation.
Carleton College Photo #5 - Sayles is the heart of student life on campus. It contains the post office, career center, bookstore, and the snack bar, a good place to grab a sandwich. Many Carleton social events take place in the Great Space just outside of the snack bar.
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.
|County||Rice County, MN|
|Title IV Eligible||Participat|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Institution Level||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private not-for-profit|
|Instructional Staff Total|
(research/public service staff included)
|238 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||2,055 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||2,037 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||18 students||137 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||1%|
|% Two or more races||7%||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees|
|Out-State Tuition Fees|
|SAT Reading (25-75%)||670-760||450-570|
|SAT Math (25-75%)||670-760||460-573|
|SAT Writing (25-75%)||660-750||440-570|
|ACT Composite (25-75%)||29-33||20-25|
- 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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