General Admission Information

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school at Macalester College. Next table presents general admission information at Macalester College.
General Admission Information of Macalester College
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor Degree

2017 Admission Statistics

2,350 men and 3,596 women applied to Macalester College and 847 men and 1,359 women students were accepted. Among them, 212 men and 294 women were enrolled into the school. Following table shows the Macalester College Admission Statistics including admission ad enrollment rates. Acceptance ratio is 37.10% and enrollment ratio is 22.94%.
Acceptance Ratio 37.10%36.04%37.79%
Enrollment Ratio 22.94%25.03%21.63%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

249 students (49% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 318 students (63%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Critical Reading and Math is 1,490 and 25th percentile score is 1,260. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score of Composite, Math, and English is 100 and 25th percentile score is 86. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Macalester College.
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading630740
SAT Math630750
ACT Composite2933
ACT Math2732
ACT English3035

Application Requirements

There are 4 requirements and 3 recommendations to submit when you apply to Macalester College. The school requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program for its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript). Next table summarizes Macalester College application requirements.
Admission Requirements at Macalester College
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither Required nor Recommneded
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required nor Recommneded

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