- 4 Year
- NORTHFIELD, MN
Carleton College Campus Life
grade B minus
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
$7,995 / year
81%of students say overall dorm quality is great. 42 responses
88%of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 51 responses
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Average Meal Plan Cost
$7,152 / year
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 44 responses
- Burton for dinner25%
- LDC for lunch20%
- Sayles for curly fries20%
- Burton for Brunch16%
- LDC for brunch7%
- Sayles for Mozz Sticks7%
- Sayles for quesadilla/chicken strips5%
60%of students highly rate the dining facilities. 48 responses
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Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 37 responses
- I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.54%
- I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.43%
- I hate my school and have no school spirit.3%
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
100%of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 39 responses
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 26 responses
- You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.35%
- Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.58%
- You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.8%
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 33 responses
- Extremely present and willing to assist students.12%
- There if you need them but not overbearing.73%
- Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.6%
- Not very visible.3%
- We have campus police?6%
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 55 responses
- Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.7%
- Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.65%
- No one pays attention to varsity sports.27%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball
Clubs & Activities
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, Film Society, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Newspaper, Radio Station, Student Government
Choral Groups, Jazz Band, Musical Theater, Music Ensembles, Symphony Orchestra
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 33 responses
- Spring Concert18%
- Mid-Winter Ball15%
- Midnight Breakfast12%
- Screw Your Roommate12%
- Fireside orchards6%
grade B minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 43 responses
- Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.2%
- Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.47%
- Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.42%
- Good parties are few and far between.5%
- Parties? What parties?5%
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 18 responses
- Spring concert50%
- Mid Winter Ball6%
Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
92%of students say they don't have Greek life. 24 responses