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Carleton College Acceptance Rates & Admissions Statistics

What Does Carleton College Incoming Class Look Like?

Utilize the admission data from the most recent freshman classes at Carleton College to evaluate how you measure up.

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How are Carleton College Admissions and Enrollment Stats Applicable to You?

Carleton College Admission Statistics can help you to understand the likelihood of being accepted. Compare your SAT and ACT scores to previously accepted students. If your scores are lower than average, that may mean you should try to retake the exam or look at schools that better fit your scores. A college’s acceptance rates and selectivity are a good way to judge how difficult it is to be admitted.

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Selectivity (Fall 2021): The Numbers Behind Student Admissions

Open Admissions No
Selectivity of College More Selective
Acceptance Rate 18%

Acceptance and Enrollment Stats (Fall 2021)

Applicant Total 7,915
Accepted 1,389
Enrolled 555

Applicants: Men - Women  47 to 53
Accepted: Men - Women  49 to 51
Enrolled: Men - Women  50 to 50

Average Test Scores

About 35% of students accepted to Carleton submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 698 and 760. Math scores were between 710 and 790.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Carleton College  ( 698 to 760 )
SAT Math Scores for Carleton College  ( 710 to 790 )

Carleton received ACT scores from 34% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 31 and 35.

ACT Composite Scores for Carleton College  ( 31 to 35 )

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