How much does Carleton College cost?

Carleton College Cost of Attendance
In-state $54,759
Out-of-state $54,759
On-Campus Room and Board $14,085
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $32,336
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $10,935
$30,000-$48,000 $10,204
$48,000-$75,000 $15,015
$75,000-$110,000 $24,263
Over $110,000 $41,270

Carleton College Financial Aid and Debt

92%

Students paying down their debt

$19,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$202

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 80% $36,313
Federal Grants 13% $5,526
Pell grants 13% $4,461
Other federal grants 5% $3,000
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 4% $5,011
Institutional grants or scholarships 58% $34,903
Student loan aid 41% $4,502
Federal student loans 40% $5,150
Other student loans 2% $9,388

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Carleton College Admissions

What is Carleton College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 20%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 52% of applicants
SAT Reading 670-750
SAT Math 680-780
SAT Writing 660-750
ACT Submissions 57% of applicants
Composite Score 31-34

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Carleton College Campus Life

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

37

Forbes Ranking

88%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

93%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2078
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25 100%
Gender Balance
Women
51%
Men
49%

Student Diversity

62%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
60.20%
Unknown
19.54%
Hispanic or Latino
8.04%
Asian
7.51%
Black or African American
4.67%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.05%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Carleton College Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

88%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$52,600

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Carleton College

Address

One North College Street
Northfield, MN

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Distant Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify