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Macalester College

Macalester College

Nickname
Mac
Entity Type
Location
Founding Date
1874

Macalester College is a private liberal arts college with a strong focus on multiculturalism and international integration. Students can choose from nearly 40 majors and over 800 courses. The most popular courses include social sciences, literature, biological and biomedical sciences, linguistics, and psychology. Macalester is home to about 100 student organizations and hosts several annual events.

  • About 85% of students receive some form of financial assistance, and the college meets all demonstrated financial need. 
  • The college also offers merit-based scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $20,000.