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Learn From the Best

Our faculty are as enthusiastic about learning as you are.

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Find Your Place

The Carleton community is known for being warm, welcoming, and willing to debate and discuss anything.

96%
of students live in campus housing, so late-night conversations can get very geeky

A sampling of our 200 student orgs:

  • American Sign Language Club
  • Handbell Ensemble
  • QuestBridge Scholars Chapter
  • Latin American Students Organization
  • Bhad V Nails
  • Chinese Club
4/5
students come from outside the midwest
Three students on move-in day 2019

Imagine it. Do it.

Carleton’s liberal arts focus gives you the freedom to explore deeply and broadly, in and out of the classroom.

70
majors & minors

Just a few of our 1,000 courses:

Art History 263
European Architectural History on Site

Physics 210
Sustainable Energy Principles & Design

Political Science 315
Polarization, Parties, and Power

200
student-created, student-led organizations
60%
of Carls play varsity, club, or intramural sports
Students work in a chemistry lab

Powerful Post-Grad Support

Carleton and its alumni community work together as a network to launch you on your chosen path.

97%
of grads are employed full-time or attending graduate or professional school a year after graduation
$464k
support for internships last summer
A line of students in graduation caps and gowns