Carleton College


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Carleton College


$34,272 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

January 15

Application fee


Educational Resources


Don Beaty Bloch Collection of Western Americana, Art Slide Library, Media Services Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 946,259 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 7,154 current serial subscriptions.
  • 0 microforms.
  • 6,428 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Observatory (two telescopes, very well equiped)



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 267 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 100 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 20 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 50 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 50 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 600 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, health service, health insurance


minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious, other


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 90% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 31% of housing units are Singles.
  • 53% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 11% of housing units are Triples.
  • 3% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 2% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 46 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 80% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 87% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 97% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Halloween costume Concert, Mid-winter Ball, Winter Carnival, Mai Fete, Spring Carnival, Late Night Breakfast (once a term), Primal Scream
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 132 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Motor Board, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Carleton Bible Study Fellowship, Newman Club, Carleton Islamic Association, Jewish Students of Carleton, Sola Scriptura, Carleton Unitarian Universalists, Zen Meditation, Carleton Bahai Club, Carleton Christian Fellowship, Centering Prayer, Compline, Council for Religious Understanding, Hindu, Quakers, Reformed Druids of North America, Canterbury Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Mustard Seed, Navigator’s Women’s Bible Study
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian American Students in America, Black Student Alliance, Barkada – Filipino Student Association, Korean Students in America, Coalition of Hmong Students, Dedicated to the Exploration of South-Asian Interests, Latin American Student Organization, Coalition of Women of Color, American Native Peoples Organization, Men of Color, Phase 2, Carleton African Student Association, Tim Viet (Vietnamese student organization), International Students Club, Club Caribe’
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) http: //www. carleton. edu/student/tostudent/orgs/
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Carletonian (weekly during each term), Noon News Bulletin (Daily)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Minneapolis, MN (32)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Red Wing, MN (40)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Northfield, MN (7)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 15% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 56% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,505
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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