Macalester College is on a 53-acre campus in an urban setting in St. Paul, Minnesota. Macalester College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Macalester College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Macalester College has a thriving Program Board. In fact, more students participate in Program Board than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Macalester College include WMCN - Macalester College Radio, The Mac Weekly, Outing Club and Climbing Club.
Macalester College students' favorite campus events are Winter Ball, Springfest and Founders Day.
Macalester College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Macalester College students live on campus. In 2021, 62% of undergrads at Macalester College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 32% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Macalester College. There are 1,300 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,049 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,3 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 90% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Macalester College offers coed housing and .
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Macalester College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Macalester College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Macalester College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Macalester College, take Interstate 94 to St. Paul, MN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Macalester College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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