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Carleton College

Northfield, MN
#8

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

2014-2015 Tuition

$47,736 Tuition and Fees

Students

2045 undergraduate students
47% male / 53% female

Admission

January 15 application deadline
21% 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, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Statistics, 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, Area Studies, Other, 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, Neuroscience, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology, Cognitive Science, Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis, Political Economy, East Asian Studies, European Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, South Asian Studies, Area Studies, Other, Women's Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,045
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,023
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 0
Percent of male undergraduates: 47%
Percent of female undergraduates: 53%

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, other
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: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship 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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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 6 7
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 13 6 10
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 8
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 6 6
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 2 5 7
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A 0 0
Negligent manslaughter N/A 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A 0 0
Robbery N/A 0 0
Aggravated assault N/A 0 0
Burglary N/A 0 0
Motor vehicle theft N/A 0 0
Arson N/A 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 8 8 9
Liquor law violations 21 20 27
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 2 0
Liquor law violations 14 15 12
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A 0 0
Drug law violations N/A 0 0
Liquor law violations N/A 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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