Carleton College
#337 Overall Influence#78 Desirability Rank

Carleton College

Liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota

From Wikipedia

Carleton College is a private liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota. Founded in 1866, the college enrolled 2,105 undergraduate students and employed 269 faculty members in fall 2016. The 200-acre main campus is located between Northfield and the 800-acre Cowling Arboretum, which became part of the campus in the 1920s.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

7,092

Acceptance

20%

Graduation Rate

92%

Median SAT Score

1440

Median ACT Score

32

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$54,438

Fees (in-state)

$321

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$10,935
30K-48K$10,204
48K-75K$15,015
75K-110K$24,263
110K+$41,270

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$67,900

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

One North College Street, Northfield MN 55057-4001

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

10 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

What is Carleton College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#66 World Rank #36 USA Rank
Economics
#98 World Rank #51 USA Rank
Sociology
#106 World Rank #70 USA Rank
Political Science
#273 World Rank #96 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#256 World Rank #98 USA Rank
Philosophy
#325 World Rank #121 USA Rank
Chemistry
#341 World Rank #121 USA Rank
Mathematics
#377 World Rank #128 USA Rank
Physics
#235 World Rank #128 USA Rank
Psychology
#303 World Rank #136 USA Rank
Biology
#409 World Rank #174 USA Rank
Computer Science
#343 World Rank #187 USA Rank
History
#385 World Rank #189 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#627 World Rank #246 USA Rank
Literature

Other areas of influence

#292 World Rank #134 USA Rank
Anthropology
#313 World Rank #209 USA Rank
Business
#333 World Rank #193 USA Rank
Social Work
#367 World Rank #189 USA Rank
Education
#481 World Rank #238 USA Rank
Law
#543 World Rank #345 USA Rank
Communications
#660 World Rank #473 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#772 World Rank #331 USA Rank
Medical
#1012 World Rank #329 USA Rank
Engineering
#1324 World Rank #785 USA Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Carleton College's Most influential alumni?

Carleton College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Economics, Sociology, and Political Science. Carleton College’s most academically influential people include Thorstein Veblen, Walter Alvarez, and Donella Meadows.

Thorstein Veblen
Thorstein Veblen

American academic

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Walter Alvarez
Walter Alvarez

American geologist

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Donella Meadows

American environmental scientist, teacher, and writer

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Dennis Meadows
Dennis Meadows

American economist

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Anthony Downs

English economist and politologist

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Douglas Vakoch
Douglas Vakoch

American astrobiologist

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Lynn Hunt

American historian

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Robert Bergman
Robert Bergman

American chemist

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Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King

American geneticist

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Lucian Pye

American sinologist

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Barbara Fredrickson
Barbara Fredrickson

American psychology professor

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Arland F. Christ-Janer

American academic

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