College Factual set out to determine if Carleton is asking a fair price for the quality of education they provide. Keep reading for the detailed value report.
Carleton College is ranked #2,193 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.
Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Carleton College is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
The average Carleton student's degree will cost an estimated $217,736. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $53,762 and a typical 4.05 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$53,762|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.05|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$217,736|
There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Carleton cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.
Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.
Look at the table below to get a sense of how Carleton value for your educational dollar might vary.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$312,255||#0||F|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$157,306||#1,713||D-|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$312,255||#||F|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$157,306||#||F|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Minnesota.
About 74% of Carleton students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Carleton financial aid you may qualify for.
College Factual calculates value by calculating average Carleton cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.