Macalester College

Women's WCLA Contact: Claire Prewitt
Profile
Size
3 / 10
2,136 Undergrads / 2,136 Students
Cost
9 / 10
$30,672 Net Price
Selectivity
9 / 10
41% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
93%
Overall Graduation Rate
87%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
85% / 87%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
Interdenominational
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Location
1600 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN, 55105, Saint Paul, MN, 55105 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • United Kingdom
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Madison Wisconsin Area
  • London United Kingdom
  • Greater Milwaukee Area
Where Grads Work
  • University of Minnesota
  • Wells Fargo
  • State of Minnesota
  • Target
  • Microsoft
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • ThreeM
  • University of Washington
  • U.S. Bank
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Accenture
  • Medtronic
  • Amazon
  • Minneapolis Public Schools
  • IBM
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Community and Social Services
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Sales
  • Legal
  • Administrative
  • Program and Project Management
  • Healthcare Services
  • Arts and Design
  • Finance
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Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
630 - 740
Math
640 - 740
Total
1350 - 1510
ACT
English
30 - 35
Math
27 - 31
Composite
29 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 640 - 720 for SAT; 8 - 10 for ACT

SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 5,900 2,379 3,521
% Admitted 41% 37% 43%
% Admits That Enroll 23% 23% 22%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.96
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    High School Rank
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    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (27%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (16%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (8%)
    Psychology (7%)
    Physical Sciences (7%)
    Foreign Languages (6%)
    English Language & Literature (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (4%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (3%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (3%)
    Communication & Journalism (2%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (2%)
    History (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Education
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $30,672

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$52,464
    Books & Supplies$1,145
    Cost of Living$11,672
    Personal Expenses$999
     
    Sticker Price$66,280

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    86% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship83%$33,335
    Federal Grants16%$5,316
    Pell Grants16%$4,386
    Other Federal6%$2,624
    State & Local Grants5%$6,121
    Institutional Grants83%$32,061
     
    Student Loans55%$5,865
    Federal Loans45%$5,303
    Other Loans18%$4,807

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $749 Million $350,577

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,500.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $20,000 $229

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 0.7%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 590 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $47,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.14 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 85% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 7 6
    Fondling 3 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 4 -
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionNot classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)
    Enrollment ProfileExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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