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Geographic Diversity

  • 80% of the students are from outside Minnesota
  • 10% of the students are from outside the United States
  • 41% of the students are from the Midwest
 

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Overview

  • Carleton College is a national liberal arts college located in Northfield, Minnesota, which is 40 miles south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Map.
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  • Carleton is a private, four-year residential college with approximately 2,000 students.
  • The 1,000-acre campus includes an 800-acre arboretum.
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    Socio-economic Diversity

    • 23% of Carleton students who apply for financial aid have family incomes below $60,000.
    • 14% receive Pell Grants; most of them have family incomes below $40,000.
    • Around 80% have on-campus jobs.
    • 9% are the first member of their family to attend college.


      Racial Diversity
      African American 4%
      Asian American 9%
      Caucasian 65%
      Hispanic 7%
      Native American <1%
      2 or more races 4%
      International 9%
      Unknown 2%

       

      Gender Ratio
      Female 53%
      Male 47%

       

         

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        School Profile

        Campus Setting

        • Small City
        • Town population: 20,000

        Size

        • 2,023 undergraduates
        • 526 freshmen

        Admissions

        • 21% applicants admitted
        • 73% in top 10% of HS class
        • SAT CR and M Middle 50%: 1350-1490
        • SAT W Middle 50%: 660-720
        • ACT middle 50%: 30-32
         

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