Founded in 1874, Macalester College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Saint Paul (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Macalester College (Mac) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Macalester College (Mac) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 146 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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|Motto||Natura et Revelatio Coeli Gemini
Nature and Revelation are twin sisters of heaven
|Colours||Blue and orange|
|Address||1600 Grand Avenue
|Tel||+1 (651) 696 6000|
|Fax||+1 (651) 696 6689|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul 55105-1899
(651) 696 6357
800 231 7974
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
Macalester College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 285,544 physical volumes, 14,483 physical media, 199,747 digital/electronic medium and 210 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Macalester College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,331 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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