Part-Time Per-Credit Costs
34 of the 2,172 undergrads at Macalester College take classes part-time.
The per-credit-hour charge for part-time undergraduate students at Macalester College in 2017 - 2018 was $1,632. Typically, college classes consist of 3 or 4 credits, bringing the cost per class to $4,896 or $6,528.
At many colleges, full-time tuition kicks in at around 12 credit hours. You should compare part-time costs to full-time tuition and confirm with Macalester College how many credit hours they use to differentiate between a full-time and part-time student.
Future Part-Time Per-Credit Costs
With an average annual increase in per-credit charges of 3.6% over the past five years, the per credit cost for the 2018 - 2019 year is expected to be $1,691 and may reach $1,881 per credit by the 2021 - 2022 school year.
Note that Macalester College does not offer any discounts for in-state or in-district students.
In addition to the per credit costs outlined above, colleges typically charge part-time students certain fees, although these fees are usually not as much as those charged to full-time students. We recommend contacting Macalester College directly for more information about these costs.