Macalester College is Affiliated With the Presbyterian Church (USA) Faith.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Presbyterian Church (USA) faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Presbyterian Church (USA) Colleges and Universities.
Macalester Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 16.0% of the student population at Macalester. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Macalester Disability Services.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Macalester College
Macalester not only offers on-campus housing, they require freshmen to live on campus. If you are a returning adult or veteran, you can inquire about being exempted from such a requirement.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Macalester College
Macalester has a comparatively small, student body. There were 2,174 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 2,140 (98.4%). Part-time attendance was 34 (1.6%).
Macalester College is Ranked #130 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Macalester receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Macalester #130 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Macalester College Competes in the NCAA
Macalester has a total of 540 student athletes, 276 men and 264 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$3,932,188|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$3,886,852|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Macalester College Athletics