Carleton College

Carleton College is a private four-year undergraduate college that offers a liberal arts focused education and curriculum. The total annual enrollment at Carleton is just over 2,000 students and the college employs an instructional faculty of 245. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Carleton 8th in the nation among national liberal arts colleges for "undergraduate teaching".

Carleton College is an award winning institution that has produced hundreds of Fulbright Scholars, Goldwater Scholars, National Science Graduate Fellows, Rhodes Scholars and Watson Fellows. It's also amongst the highest producers of post-graduate students. Most students who complete their undergraduate degree at Carleton College go on to complete a PhD or professional degree.

Carleton offers bachelor's degree in 39 areas of study and 16 concentrations. Unlike most colleges that follow a semester system, courses at Carleton are offered on a trimster system. Mandatory courses for graduation at Carleton include an argument & inquiry seminar, freshman writing, language, quantitative reasoning encounters, intercultural domestic studies, humanistic inquiry, arts practice, statistical reasoning, literary/artistic inquiry, natural science, social inquiry, international studies, and physical education.

Carleton College is consistently ranked among the top undergraduate liberal arts colleges in the United States. For the past two decades, U.S. News & World report has ranked Carleton among the top 10 liberal arts colleges in the nation. In 2015, Washington Monthly ranked Carleton 2nd best liberal arts college in the nation, based on criteria including research, social mobility, and public service.

With an admission rate of 20%, Carleton is considered a highly selective college.

General Information

Phone Number: (507) 222-4000
Address: One North College Street, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-4001
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 2,000+ undergrad )
Award Levels: Batchelor's
In-State Tuition $ 39,603
Out-of-State Tuition $ 39,618
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 9 to 1
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Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees BS/BA
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
Area Studies
Asian Studies
Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
Latin American Studies
Women's Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient Classical Greek Language and Literature
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Cognitive Science
International Global Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Islamic Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geology Earth Science
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Political Economy
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences

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