Carleton

Carleton College

Carleton
#666 / #203
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#78
Most Desirable School
Liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota

Carleton College Featured Rankings

About Carleton College

Featured Alumni

Lawrence M. Krauss ranks among our Top Influential Physicists Today.

Barbara Fredrickson ranks among our Top Influential Psychologists Today.

Robert Bergman ranks among our Top Influential Chemists Today.

According to Wikipedia, Carleton College is a private liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota. Founded in 1866, the 200-acre main campus is between Northfield and the approximately 800-acre Cowling Arboretum, which became part of the campus in the 1920s.

Carleton College's Online Degrees

Carleton College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
7,91518%91%142532

How Much Does Carleton College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$60,225
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$6,208
30K - 48K$13,410
48K - 75K$15,991
75K - 110K$22,868
110K+$39,882

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Carleton College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Carleton College, then you can expect to earn an average of $67,900 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Carleton College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
1,9851,985

Where is Carleton College?

Carleton College is located at One North College Street, Northfield MN 55057

How Safe is Carleton College?

Northfield has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Carleton College Known For?

Carleton College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Carleton College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Economics
#436
World Rank
#343
Historical Rank
#108
USA Rank
economics Degrees
Earth Sciences
#503
World Rank
#518
Historical Rank
#129
USA Rank
earth-science Degrees
Anthropology
#401
World Rank
#422
Historical Rank
#136
USA Rank
anthropology Degrees
Political Science
#619
World Rank
#627
Historical Rank
#155
USA Rank
political-science Degrees
Literature
#455
World Rank
#491
Historical Rank
#160
USA Rank
literature Degrees
Sociology
#612
World Rank
#397
Historical Rank
#170
USA Rank
sociology Degrees
Psychology
#437
World Rank
#455
Historical Rank
#182
USA Rank
psychology Degrees
Biology
#698
World Rank
#733
Historical Rank
#194
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Philosophy
#674
World Rank
#728
Historical Rank
#200
USA Rank
philosophy Degrees
Chemistry
#934
World Rank
#903
Historical Rank
#200
USA Rank
chemistry Degrees
Physics
#929
World Rank
#943
Historical Rank
#219
USA Rank
physics Degrees
History
#629
World Rank
#647
Historical Rank
#221
USA Rank
history Degrees
Computer Science
#890
World Rank
#892
Historical Rank
#227
USA Rank
computer-science Degrees
Religious Studies
#1026
World Rank
#1043
Historical Rank
#241
USA Rank
religious-studies-hub Degrees
Mathematics
#1053
World Rank
#1016
Historical Rank
#259
USA Rank
math Degrees

Who Are Carleton College's Most Influential Alumni?

Carleton College's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Economics, Sociology, and Anthropology. Here are some of Carleton College's most famous alumni:

Thorstein Veblen
Thorstein Veblen
An American economist and sociologist.
Anthony Downs
An American economist.
Donella Meadows
An American environmental scientist, teacher, and writer.
Dennis Meadows
Dennis Meadows
An American scientist and Emeritus Professor of Systems Management, widely known as a coauthor of The Limits to Growth.
Barbara Fredrickson
Barbara Fredrickson
An American psychology professor.
Walter Alvarez
Walter Alvarez
An American geologist.
Lynn Hunt
An American historian.
Richard E. Stearns
Richard E. Stearns
An American computer scientist.
Parker Palmer
Parker Palmer
An American theologian.
Jack Lew
A 76th United States Secretary of the Treasury.
Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King
An American geneticist.
Lucian Pye
An American sinologist.

Who Are Carleton College's Most Influential Faculty?