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Macalester College Scholarships

1600 Grand Ave Tuition In/Out-State: $43,472 / $43,472 Total Fall Enrollment: 2,033
Saint Paul , MN 55105-1899 Books and Supplies: $1,050 Applicants Admitted: 35%
(651) 696-6000 On-campus Room and Board: $9,726 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 83%
http://www.macalester.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $40 Receiving Institutional Aid: 78% , $26,959 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Macalester College General Information

    Will I get in?
    Address 1600 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1899
    Phone Number (651) 696-6000
    Web Address http://www.macalester.edu
    Mission Statement -
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
    Highest degree offered Bachelor's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Large City
    Distance learning opportunities No

    Macalester College Size

    Total enrollment 2,033
    Enrolled full time 1,987
    Enrolled part time 46

    Macalester College Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 825
    Women enrolled full time 1,162
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 8%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 4%
    Hispanic 4%
    White/Non-Hispanic 66%
    Non-Resident Alien 11%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 5%
  • Macalester College Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $40
    Applied 6,111
    Admitted 2,137
    Enrolled 478
    Admitted % 35%

    Macalester College Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Recommended
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Macalester College Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 62%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 650
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 740
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 630
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 710
    Students submitting ACT 58%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 28
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 32
  • Macalester College Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $43,472
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $43,472
    Books and Supplies $1,050
    On-campus room and board $9,726
    Off-campus room and board -

    Macalester College Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 83%
    Receiving Federal Grants 18% , $6,464 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 78% , $26,959 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 62% , $5,730 on average
  • Macalester College Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

    Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies Bachelor
    Area Studies, Other 0
    Asian Studies/Civilization 3
    Latin American Studies 7
    Women's Studies 8
    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 42
    Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Bachelor
    Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric 0
    Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Bachelor
    Computer and Information Sciences, General 10
    Education Bachelor
    Education, General 2
    English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor
    Creative Writing 10
    English Language and Literature, General 21
    Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor
    Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 13
    French Language and Literature 3
    German Language and Literature 6
    Japanese Language and Literature 8
    Linguistics 8
    Russian Language and Literature 3
    Spanish Language and Literature 9
    History Bachelor
    History, General 18
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities Bachelor
    Humanities/Humanistic Studies 23
    Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor
    Mathematics, General 22
    Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor
    Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies 14
    International/Global Studies 35
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 2
    Neuroscience 6
    Natural Resources and Conservation Bachelor
    Environmental Studies 20
    Philosophy and Religious Studies Bachelor
    Philosophy 7
    Religion/Religious Studies 8
    Physical Sciences Bachelor
    Chemistry, General 18
    Geology/Earth Science, General 10
    Physics, General 8
    Psychology Bachelor
    Psychology, General 38
    Social Sciences Bachelor
    Anthropology 26
    Economics, General 56
    Geography 30
    Political Science and Government, General 55
    Sociology 16
    Urban Studies/Affairs 0
    Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation 7
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 9
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 6
    Music, General 2
  • Macalester College Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline January 15
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline January 15
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due January 15
    SAT Subject score report due January 15
    College will notify student by March 30
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit May 1

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline February 8
    Financial aid deadline February 8
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about May 15
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline January 2
    College will notify student of early decision by February 7
    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline April 15
    Transfer application closing date April 15
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms April 15
    College will notify student of transfer decision by May 15
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    Macalester CollegeNames and Abbreviations

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Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman freshmanF returning returningR transfer transferT graduate graduateG
- R
$3,000 R
$25,000
$14,125
$25,000
$9,000
$12,034
$2,500
$11,270
$11,420
$3,945
$15,400
$14,000
$13,000
$25,200
$5,000
$21,750
$25,000
$25,000
$2,500
$5,000
$5,000
$3,000 - $5,000
$17,500
$7,800
$19,500
$10,500
$8,000
$25,000
$24,125
$12,500
$6,190
$3,039
$8,206
$11,809
$12,500
$12,500
$8,000
$13,457 R
$25,000
$11,225
$17,977
$25,000
$6,000
$5,739
$5,000
$2,500
$3,044
$13,500
$2,500
$26,070
$24,377 R
$14,250
$7,756
$17,500
-
$5,000
$3,250
-
$3,150
$14,000
$2,500
$15,537
$5,000
$5,000
$6,500
$5,000
$24,000
$5,000
$25,000
$5,000
$750
$7,000
$24,487
$8,091
$5,100
$20,131
$13,338
$2,850
$2,500
$13,750
$16,000
$20,400
$10,500
$20,000
$6,000 R
$12,500
$7,000
$10,000 R
$5,000
$7,700
$4,166
$27,500
$2,500
$17,500
$25,000
$5,000
$2,500
$12,500
$8,100
$6,265
$14,750
$5,700
$14,738
$22,500
$8,215
$5,000
$10,325
$16,000
$6,753
$13,695
$8,500
$6,841
$18,000
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-
$5,000
$6,000
$15,000
$15,943
$7,025
$10,000
$10,000
$25,000
$5,928
$23,570 R
$10,000
$21,000
$13,500
$7,500
$4,916
$10,000
$13,500
$25,000
$16,666
$11,111
$16,725
$1,400
-
$10,811
$7,700
$15,000
$11,000
$25,000
$19,000 R
$20,175
$10,000
-
$5,000
$20,353
$10,000
$5,000
$10,000
$10,000
$8,556
$15,520
$5,000
$2,500
$5,000
$7,060
$5,000
$10,000
$5,000 R
$25,000
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-
$10,000
$2,500
$5,050
$24,036
$14,230
-
$10,000
$3,044
$20,000
$9,560
$25,000
$11,000
$20,000
$10,954
$15,100
$16,264
$10,000
$26,000
$5,000
$24,469
$5,000
$17,400
$12,500
$5,000
$20,000
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