Carleton College - Bachelor's Degree

Carleton College is a private, liberal arts college, that is located in Northfield, Minnesota. The college offers bachelor's degrees, with some of the academic departments and programs available including Computer Science, Environmental Studies, and Political Science.

  • Average Tuition USD 50,580
  • Acceptance Rate 21%
  • Students 1,995
  • International Students 10%
  • Campus Setting Town

School Description

Carleton College was founded in 1866, and is the fourth oldest private institution of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The college has witnessed plenty of growth both to the student enrollment and to the campus. Some of the addition on campus included the opening of the Recreation Center in 2000, and the installation of a wind turbine, which was the first college owned turbine in the US.

Carleton College has nearly 2000 students that represent 50 US states and 35 different countries. The college offers Bachelor of Arts degree, with over 1000 courses in 32 majors available. The campus covers 1,040 acres, and 96% of students live on campus. Students at Carleton College have many opportunities to be active on campus, with over 250 student organizations available.

Bachelor Programs

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    American Studies

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of American history, society, literature, and culture

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Anthropology

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Arabic

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of philology; classical Arabic; modern standard Arabic; Arabic dialects; and the application of the Arabic language to business, science/technology, and other professional settings.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Art History

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Biology

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Chinese

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Chinese conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Classics

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Classics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of literature, history, philosophy, languages, and archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Cognitive Science

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Cognitive Science. The program offers courses that focus on studying the mind and its processes through psychological science, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and biology.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Cultural Studies

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Dance

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Dance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of dance as a cultural phenomenon; dance techniques and choreography; history of dance; and dance production.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Economics

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Education

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    English

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Environmental Studies

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Fine Arts

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    French

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Gender Studies

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Gender Studies. The program offers courses that focus on women's studies, men's studies, and LGBTQ studies.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    History

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    International Relations

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Languages

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Mathematics

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Media Studies

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Media Studies. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that combine the study of communications, technology, sociology, history and journalism.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Music

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Neuroscience

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Applied Cognition and Neuroscience. The program offers courses that focus on cognition, artificial intelligence, human-computer interactions and neurological diagnosis and monitoring.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Philosophy

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Physical Education

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Physics

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Political Science

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Psychology

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Public Health

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Public Health. The program offers courses that focus on the study of public health biology and management, behavioral sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental science, and communications and informatics.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Religion

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theological knowledge of Religion. The program offers courses that focus on phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Sociology

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Spanish

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Statistics

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

  • 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, United States

    Studies in Law

    USD 50,580 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

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    SchoolApply Ranking 51
  • US News (Liberal Arts)
    US News (Liberal Arts) 8
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 37

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 100
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 7.00
  • Minimum ACT 30
  • Average SAT Score 2115

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    Established in 1866

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    One hundred percent of students at Carleton College that demonstrate financial need, receive financial aid.

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            Carleton offers great opportunities to learn in a very personal learning environment. Carleton stands out above all other Colleges and Universities because of the learning you do about life both inside and outside of the classrooms and laboratory facilities.