Want to check out a show?
Visit a Russian art museum?
Go out for Thai food?
Find an internship at a Fortune 500 company?
Conduct advanced research at a nationally renowned lab?
Macalester's location in a lovely, residential neighborhood—minutes from downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis—offers students a wealth of opportunities in business, finance, medicine, government, law, the arts and more.
Average number of sunny days: 250
Ranked 3rd in Esquire magazine's "Cities That Rock" list
Home to 3.5 million people, 16th largest metro area in the United States—smaller than New York, larger than St. Louis or Denver.
Named "America's best bike city" by Bicycling magazine
Ranked 2nd as "coolest community for young talent" by Next Generation Consulting
Ranked 1st by MarketWatch as "the nation's best metro center for business"
Only New York has more theater seats per capita
The Twin Cities top Forbes' list of "America's safest cities"
Home to the Twins, Vikings, Timberwolves, Wild and Lynx
Macalester's neighborhood is "one of the prettiest in America ... where historic heritage meets modern flair," according to Forbes.com
Famous Minnesotans: Prince, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Bob Dylan, Charles Schulz and the Coen Brothers
Every discipline benefits from Macalester's location, says David Tomporowski '12 more
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