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Ranking

#8 National Liberal
Arts College
Source:
2013 U.S.News Rankings
 

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

    • 22% of Carleton students who apply for financial aid have family incomes below $60,000.
    • 12% receive Pell Grants; most of them have family incomes below $40,000.
    • 78% have on-campus jobs.
    • 9% are the first member of their family to attend college.


      Racial Diversity
      African American 4%
      Asian American 7%
      Caucasian 67%
      Hispanic 6%
      International 8%
      Native American <1%
      2 or more races 6%
      Unknown 2%

       

      Gender Ratio
      Female 52%
      Male 48%

       

         

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        School Profile

        Campus Setting

        • Small City
        • Town population: 20,000

        Size

        • 2,000 undergraduates
        • 531 freshmen

        Admissions

        • 21% applicants admitted
        • 80% in top 10% of HS class
        • SAT CR Middle 50%:680-750
        • SAT M Middle 50%: 660-760
        • SAT W Middle 50%: 690-750
        • ACT middle 50%: 30-33
         

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