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Macalester College Admissions

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
37%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
53%
Total Applicants
5,946
SAT Range
1260-1490
SAT Reading
630-740
SAT Math
630-750
SAT Writing
630-720
Students Submitting SAT
49%
ACT Range
29-33
ACT English
30-35
ACT Math
27-32
ACT Writing
8-10
Students Submitting ACT
63%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$40
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

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
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
82%
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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