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Macalester College Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$28,528/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $16,848/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,378/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,423/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,161/ year
  • $110k+
    $38,132/ 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
$50,639/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$50,639/ year
Average Housing Costs
$11,266/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,246/ year
Books & Supplies
$1,123/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
55%
Average Loan Amount
$5,798/ year
National
$6,768

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
83%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$31,734/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    15%
  • State Grant Aid
    5%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    79%
  • Pell Grant
    15%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $5,285
  • State Grant Aid
    $4,388
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $32,277
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,292
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 53 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    62%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    21%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    0%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    4%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    13%
Financial Aid Website

Overall Value

Value
A
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
60%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.10 responses
Graduation Rate
88%
National
49%
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