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Carleton College Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$28,587/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,207/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,473/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,682/ year
  • $76-110k
    $22,396/ year
  • $110k+
    $38,398/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$50,874/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$50,874/ year
Average Housing Costs
$13,197/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$6,333/ year
Books & Supplies
$822/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
45%
Average Loan Amount
$4,689/ year
National
$6,768

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
78%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$30,897/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    16%
  • State Grant Aid
    5%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    59%
  • Pell Grant
    16%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $6,363
  • State Grant Aid
    $4,392
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $33,750
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,796
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 63 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    59%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    8%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    2%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    3%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    29%

Overall Value

Value
A+
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
92%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.13 responses
Graduation Rate
92%
National
49%
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