Carleton College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Northfield, MN, a predominately rural area. There are around two thousand students enrolled each year at Carleton College.
The majority of students accepted into this school had an SAT score within the range of 2000 to 2270, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 29 to 33. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Carleton College average GPA ranges from 3.82 to 4 for accepted students. The acceptance rate for this school is lower than most schools and competition is high, given that only 20% of students who applied are admitted to the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at apps.carleton.edu.
The overall acceptance rate for Carleton College was reported as 21.0% in Fall 2013 with over 7,050 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Carleton College has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Carleton College has been on a downward trend over the past few years.
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||660 - 750|
|Math||680 - 770|
|Writing||660 - 750|
|Total Score||2000 - 2270|
|English||0 - 0|
|Math||0 - 0|
|Composite Score||29 - 33|