Macalester 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 Saint Paul, MN, a predominately urban area. Macalester College has an enrollment of about two thousand students.
Most of the students that got into Macalester College got an SAT score between 1860 to 2170, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 29 to 32. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Macalester College average GPA ranges from 3.62 to 3.89 for accepted students. Macalester College admits around 30 percent of applicants per year. Of those that are accepted, about 24 percent continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at macalester.edu.
The overall acceptance rate for Macalester College was reported as 34.2% in Fall 2013 with over 6,680 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.
Macalester 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 Macalester College has been on a downward trend over the past few years.
The acceptance rate for Macalester College is sixty-two percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
|North Central University||95.2%|
|Minneapolis College of Art and Design||59.0%|
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||620 - 740|
|Math||610 - 710|
|Writing||630 - 720|
|Total Score||1860 - 2170|
|English||30 - 34|
|Math||27 - 32|
|Composite Score||29 - 32|