Photo of the great lawn at Macalester.

Our Commitment

Since the 1940's Macalester has had a strong commitment to providing an international community and curriculum. We believe that this can best be achieved through an environment that values the diverse cultures of our world and recognizes our responsibility to provide a supportive and respectful environment for students, staff and faculty of all cultures and backgrounds.

As a symbol of commitment to international harmony Macalester College has flown the United Nations flag on campus since 1950.

International Student Support

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

International Student Blog

Why Macalester

“As an international student, what most attracted me to Macalester was the incredible diversity and the size of its student body. Macalester’s great sense of community made me feel at home, and having helpful and compassionate faculty has made my college experience better than I ever could have expected.”

Ansta Randriamihaja
Ambatolampy, Madagascar

After Mac: Masters Program in Biochemistry at McGill University