#454 Overall Influence #78 Desirability Rank

Carleton College

Liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota

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.

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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

6,892

Acceptance

21%

Graduation Rate

94%

Median SAT Score

1450

Median ACT Score

32

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$58,968

Fees (in-state)

$384

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$9,579
30K - 48K$9,358
48K - 75K$16,716
75K - 110K$23,290
110K+$43,700

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

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

#201 World Rank
Political Science
#629 World Rank
Biology
#219 World Rank
Economics
#473 World Rank
Literature
#426 World Rank
Philosophy
#360 World Rank
History
#362 World Rank
Psychology
#776 World Rank
Physics
#808 World Rank
Mathematics
#531 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1055 World Rank
Chemistry
#280 World Rank
Sociology
#1125 World Rank
Computer Science
#277 World Rank
Anthropology
#404 World Rank
Earth Sciences

Other areas of influence

#268 World Rank
Communications
#381 World Rank
Law
#537 World Rank
Education
#786 World Rank
Medical
#897 World Rank
Business
#1646 World Rank
Engineering
#1897 World Rank
Social Work
#2290 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#3168 World 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 Political Science, Economics, and Communications

Peter Gwinn

American writer

Laura Silber

American academic

Kathy Peiss

Kathy Peiss

American historian

Melvin Laird

American politician

Audrey G. Fleissig

American judge

Buell G. Gallagher

American educator

Jimmy J. Kolker

American diplomat

John A. Gale

American politician, Nebraska

John J. Hicks

John J. Hicks

Intelligence officer

Sidney C. Wolff

American astrophysicist

Peter H. Schultz

American planetary scientist

Beverly Naidus