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Carleton College
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  • 4 Year
  • NORTHFIELD, MN

Carleton College Admissions

Admissions Overview

Carleton admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 19%. Students that get into Carleton have an average SAT score between 1360-1540 or an average ACT score of 31-34. The regular admissions application deadline for Carleton is January 15. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Carleton early decision deadline is November 15.

Will You Get In?

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
19%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
56%
Total Applicants
7,324
SAT Range
1360-1540
SAT Reading
670-750
SAT Math
690-790
Students Submitting SAT
57%
ACT Range
31-34
ACT English
No data available  
ACT Math
No data available  
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
54%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$0
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
73%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 11 responses

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