Macalester College

Academic Highlights

  • Students can choose from 38 majors and 44 minors and concentrations, with more than 800 courses offered each year. 

  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 10:1 with an average class size of 17 students.

  • 76% of students enrich their education with local internships and research opportunities at over 200 sites within 8 miles of campus and more at other locations nationwide. 

  • Macalester has the oldest, broadest, and deepest International Studies program of any private liberal arts college in the world. 

  • 60% of students study abroad for 12 weeks or more.