Macalester College

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world rank  963

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University Overview

Founded in 1874, Macalester College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of St. Paul (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Macalester College (Mac) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational 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 143 years old higher-education 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.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul (population range: 250,000-499,999)
55105-1899 Minnesota
United States
T +1 (651) 696 6000
F +1 (651) 696 6689

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
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
+1 (651) 696 6357
800 231 7974

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 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

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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Affiliations

  • 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 (ACE)
  • Association of American Colleges and Univ

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018