Carleton College

Northfield, MN

Questions and Answers

Hannah A.
2 months ago
Does Carleton College allow students to double-major, and does it cost more?
Hannah A.
2 months ago
What are the different clubs available at Carleton College?
Hannah A.
2 months ago
What scores do I need on IB to get credit and what classes could be replaced?
Xander F.
2 months ago
If a student applies to Carleton College early decision, and does not get accepted, does their application roll over to the regular decision pool, or does it mean that student is waitlisted or rejected?
Hammed Posi O.
3 months ago
Are Carleton College’s scholarships based on merit or financial need?
Adele W.
4 months ago
How prevalent is greek life at Carleton?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Selective (20% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

60% White
8% Asian
8% Hispanic
7% Multiracial
5% Black
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Research Scientist126k
Software Engineer85k
Software Developer76k
Data Analyst68k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)61k
Program Manager, Non-Profit Organization59k
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization45k
Based on 2,310 student responses
58.9kAvg. Early Career Pay
120.1kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
44%in High-Meaning careers
45%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$57,111 / year
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