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Carleton College
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  • 4 Year
  • NORTHFIELD, MN

Carleton College Admissions

What is the acceptance rate for Carleton?

Carleton admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 18%. Students that get into Carleton have an average SAT score between 1370-1550 or an average ACT score of 31-35. 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
18%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
56%
Total Applicants
7,915
SAT Range
1370-1550
SAT Reading
660-760
SAT Math
710-790
Students Submitting SAT
35%
ACT Range
31-35
ACT English
32-35
ACT Math
29-34
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
34%

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
83%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 18 responses
Poll
83%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 18 responses

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