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Macalester College

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Overview

Founded in 1874, Macalester College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of St. Paul (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Macalester College (Mac) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian (Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org) religion. Macalester College (Mac) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 143 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Mac also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym Mac
Founded 1874
Motto Natura et Revelatio Coeli Gemini
Nature and Revelation are twin sisters of heaven
Colours Blue and orange
Screenshot Macalester College Screenshot
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Location


Address 1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul
55105-1899 Minnesota
United States
Population range 250,000-499,999
Phone +1 (651) 696 6000
Fax +1 (651) 696 6689
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported
International students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Macalester College's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul 55105-1899
Phone +1 (651) 696 6357
800 231 7974

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Macalester College's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian (Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org)
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Macalester College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Macalester College for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Association of Schools of Music



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Macalester College as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations and Memberships

  • Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM)
  • Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA);
  • American Council on Education
  • Association of American Colleges
  • The Presbyterian College Union
  • Minnesota Private College Council
  • The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education


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