Carleton College

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Questions and Answers about Carleton College

Hannah A.
7 months ago
Does Carleton College allow students to double-major, and does it cost more?
Carleton College
Yes! Students can absolutely double major and no it would not cost more. A double major will be required to do a COMPS (senior thesis type project) for both of their majors though which is a lot of work!
Hannah A.
7 months ago
What are the different clubs available at Carleton College?
Carleton College
There are hundreds! Almost every student is involved in student activities in some way. Check out the Student Organizations website for more information.
Hannah A.
7 months ago
What scores do I need on IB to get credit and what classes could be replaced?
Carleton College
We usually give credit for a 6 or 7. These credits do not replace any specific courses at Carleton. You will need to take specific Carleton placement tests in order to test out of classes here.
Xander F.
7 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?
Carleton College
If you do not get admitted though ED you will either be denied or deferred. A smaller portion of students are deferred than denied.
Hammed Posi O.
9 months ago
Are Carleton College’s scholarships based on merit or financial need?
Carleton College
We are a 100% need based institution.
Adele W.
9 months ago
How prevalent is greek life at Carleton?
Carleton College
Greek Life is not allowed on Carleton's campus.

Majors offered at Carleton College

Biggest majors
Computer Science
Biology, General
International Relations and National Security Studies

Academics at Carleton College

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

Carleton College demographics

60% White
8% Asian
8% Hispanic
7% Multiracial
5% Black
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Common careers for Carleton College students

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

Net price of attending Carleton College

Carleton College financial aid

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