Tool December 2017

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Carleton College (Northfield, MN)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 49.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 64.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 30.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 64.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 94%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 32.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 60.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 92%
ACT score 24-29: 22.00%
ACT score 30-36: 77.00%
ACT score 24+: 99.00%
Students applied: 6,485
Students admitted: 1,467
Admission rate: 23%
Students per faculty: 9
4-year graduation rate: 88%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 96%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,028
Full-time enrolled women: 1,059
Part-time enrolled men: 3
Part-time enrolled women: 15
Total enrollment: 2,105

COSTS

Tuition: $52,476
Room and board: $13,632
Est. book expense: $823
Fees: $306
Total cost: $67,237
Cost after need-based aid: $28,855
Cost after non-need-based aid: $62,653
Average debt at graduation: $22,641

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $38,382
Average non-need-based aid: $4,584
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
105
Average aid package: $45,763
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,147
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 54%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
11%
% receiving student loans: 41%

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