Macalester College

#1063 / #321
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School

Liberal arts college in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

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About Macalester College

According to Wikipedia, Macalester College is a private liberal arts college in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Founded in 1874, Macalester is exclusively an undergraduate four-year institution and enrolled 2,174 students in the fall of 2018 from 50 U.S. states, four U.S territories, the District of Columbia and 97 countries. The college has Scottish roots and emphasizes internationalism and multiculturalism.

Macalester College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
6,373 39% 93% 1415 31

How Much Does Macalester College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $10,158
30K - 48K $14,047
48K - 75K $20,102
75K - 110K $26,382
110K+ $44,320

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Macalester College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Macalester College, then you can expect to earn an average of $55,800 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Macalester College's Demographics

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

Student Body Under-Grads
2,144 2,144

Where is Macalester College?

Macalester College is located at 1600 Grand Ave, Saint Paul MN 55105-1899

What Is Macalester College Known For?

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

Macalester College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Macalester College's Most Influential Alumni?

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

Alexander Wendt
An American political scientist.
Kofi Annan
Kofi Annan
A 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations .
Walter Mondale
Walter Mondale
A 42nd vice president of the United States.
Alice Echols
Alice Echols
An American historian.
Anthony Weston
Anthony Weston
An American logician.
Laurence BonJour
An American philosopher.
Ari Emanuel
Ari Emanuel
An American businessman.
DeWitt Wallace
A Co-founder of Reader's Digest .
Dave Zirin
Dave Zirin
An American sports journalist.
Douglas Harper
An American sociologist.
Charles Baxter
A Novelist, short story writer, poet, teacher.
Tim O'Brien
Tim O'Brien
An American novelist.