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Carleton College

Northfield, MN 4-Year Private http://www.carleton.edu/

About Carleton College

Carleton College is a 4-year private school located in Northfield, MN. It is a small town college that enrolls 2,097 undergraduate students. Admissions is very selective as the Carleton College acceptance rate is 20%.

College Location

One North College Street Northfield, MN 55057-4001

Campus Setting: Small Town

Carleton College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 14, 2020

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 30, 2020

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Carleton College is Jan 14, 2020. There are 0 days left to apply.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications is unknown. There are 0 days left to apply.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Carleton College ACT Scores


ACT Range

31 - 34

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

34 and Above


31 to 34


31 and Less


ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Carleton College is 33. Students with an ACT score of 34 and above have a good chance of getting into Carleton College . Students with an ACT score that falls between 31 and 34 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 31 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Carleton College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1360 - 1560


Math SAT Range

680 - 780


Reading SAT Range

670 - 750

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1560 and Above


1360 to 1560


1360 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Carleton College students is 33. Applicants with SAT scores of 34 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Carleton College , while applicants with SAT scores between 31 to 34 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 31 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Carleton College .

Carleton College Tuition & Fees

The annual list price to attend Carleton College on a full time basis for in state students is $49,263. This fee is comprised of $48,987 for tuition, None room and board, $866 for books and supplies and $333 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Carleton College is $49,263, the same as MN residents.

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
In State
State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Carleton College is like? There are approximately 2,097 students enrolled at Carleton College , including 2,097 undergraduate students and 0 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from MN and 11% percent of students are from other states.


Full Time


Part Time


In State



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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Settings

Small Town

Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 14
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