Saint Paul, Minnesota
SAT/ACT mins: Macalester does not specify minimum SAT/ACT scores for consideration. However, potential applicants should recognize that admission is selective and the middle‐50% ranges are as follows:
SAT‐CR 650‐740 (median=700), SAT‐M 630‐720
(median=670), ACT Composite 28‐32 (median=30)
SAT or ACT Scores must not be more than: More recent scores are, of course, more helpful, but we do not have any specific “expiration date” policy for older scores.
LSP Application deadline: Applicants must complete their LSP applications at least a month before the standard Macalester deadlines. See www.macalester.edu/admissions/deadlines for details.
Where to find application: Macalester uses the Common Application (www.commonapp.org)
Freshmen class report date: Fall semester usually begins the Wednesday following Labor Day.
Yellow Ribbon participant: Yes.
Will you cover difference between tuition minus GI Bill and cost of in state "state" school tuition? Or do you want to keep it to in-state residents? Macalester is a private university. In-state and out-of-state tuition is the same.
Do you want to donate additional money to each applicant should the need arise? LSP participants are eligible to apply for financial assistance through Macalester’s standard financial aid programs. Each applicant’s eligibility for financial aid will be based on his or her unique circumstances. See www.macalester.edu/admissions/financialaid for details.
Processing fees: $40.
All majors open to Marines? Yes.
Recognize AA degree or any college course work: Applicants who have taken community college classes after graduation from high school may have course credits that would transfer to Macalester. Transcripts are evaluated individually.
Recognize awarding of college credits via alternative means, e.g., DANTES or CLEP: No.
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