What are the Living Costs at Carleton?
There are additional costs associated with college in addition to tuition. Find out below how much you will end up paying to attend Carleton College.
Why Do Room and Board Costs Matter to Me?
Make a good college choice for yourself by taking the true cost of college into account. Start by understanding how much you'll be paying a year for housing, food, and more.
Room and Board Expenses & Costs
Housing and meal plans are priced out separately at Carleton. The average student paid $6,864 for housing and $6,333 for dining in 2016 - 2017.
The following table outlines average expected costs at Carleton College for meal plans, housing on campus and additional expenses.
|Room and Board||$13,197|
|Other Living Expenses||$1,597|
|Books and Supplies||$822|
Planning on Spending Four Years in the Dorms? Estimated Cost is $69,525
There was an average 3.2% price change each year for the last five years in Carleton housing and dining costs. Current incoming first year students can expect to be charged around $16,596 for room, board and other costs based on current trends. Two-year students would pay somewhere around $17,109 in their final year, while those pursuing a bachelor's degree will likely shell out $17,637 in their final year.
Over the course of acquiring your degree the total will come to $69,525 for a four-year stay or $33,705 for a two-year stay.
Answers to Questions About Living on Campus at Carleton
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||Yes|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||1,857|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||20|
Campus Costs are Above Average
Carleton students pay $15,616 to live on campus, however the average student will pay only $14,288.