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Best Values in Colleges

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Carleton College (Northfield, MN)


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Carleton College is ranked 12 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 63%
Applicants who took ACT 57%

SAT Verbal Score

700+61%
600-69933%
600+94%

SAT Math Score

700+61%
600-69934%
600+95%

ACT Score

30-3673%
24-2926%
24+99%

Students applied5,856
Students admitted1,496
Admission rate26%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate91%
5-year graduation rate93%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$45,900
Fees$267
Room and board$11,982
Estimated book expense$751
Total cost$58,900

Cost after need-based aid$27,580
Cost after non-need-based aid$56,278

Average debt at graduation$17,289

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$31,320
Average non-need-based aid$2,622

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,055

Full-Time

Men960
Women1,077

Part-Time

Men5
Women13

Freshmen retained98%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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