|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||7%|
|Student to faculty ratio||9:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,857 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Carleton College is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 6,485 applications and only 1,467 students were granted admission. Carleton College is at the #21 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 64% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 49% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1320 to 1540|
|ACT||30 to 33|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Carleton College's tuition was $50,580 for all students regardless of residency (88.8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.
In 2016-2017 academic year, 78% of Carleton College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 16% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,796 (which is 9% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Carleton College in 2016-2017, was 210, which is 43% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,238 (which is 28.1% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Carleton College has enrolled a total of 2,105 students (2,087 students full-time and 18 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Non-resident alien: 10%
Two or more races: 6%
Black/African American: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Carleton College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Mathematics And Statistics||18%||28|
|Visual And Performing Arts||8%||12|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||6%||10|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||4%||6|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||3%||4|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||4|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||1%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Carleton College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Carleton College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $36,400. Last year, out of the total 246 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 221 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 325 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 296 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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