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Carleton College

Northfield, MN
#7

National Liberal Arts Colleges



A private liberal arts institution founded in 1866, Carleton College is located in Northfield, Minnesota. The school is situated on 955 rural acres 40 miles south of Minneapolis-Saint Paul, and is widely known for academic excellence. Notable Carleton College alumni include former Supreme Court Justice Pierce Butler and Anthony Downs, author of An Economic Theory of Democracy.

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Quick Facts


1 N. College Street
Northfield, MN 55057

2013-2014 Tuition

$46,167 Tuition and Fees

Students

2055 undergraduate students
47% male / 53% female

Admission

January 15 application deadline
25.6% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1866

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Social Sciences, Other, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Asian Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Russian Studies, Area Studies, Other, Area Studies, Women's Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, History, General

Minors Offered

Education, General, Biochemistry, Environmental Studies, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Cognitive Science, Archeology, Economics, Other, East Asian Studies, European Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, South Asian Studies, French Studies, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,055
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,035
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: N/A
Percent of male undergraduates: 47%
Percent of female undergraduates: 53%
Percent of international undergraduates: 8%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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