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Macalester offers many fields to explore, then prepares you for whatever career path you choose.

If you graduate from Macalester, you might become a Nobel Peace Prize laureate or a professional magician--and you wouldn’t be the first grad to do either. You might write a bestselling novel or be chosen one of Popular Science’s “Brilliant 10 Young Scientists.”

At Macalester, a liberal arts college, we have 46 majors and programs to choose from and time for you to explore before you commit to a major. That major may lead you directly to your life’s work, or it may be an internship, study abroad, or a community connection that opens that window.

  • 60%

    Alumni who pursue an advanced degree within three years of graduating.

  • 89%

    Alumni who are satisfied with their education from Macalester (60% are very satisfied).*

  • 46

    Fulbright Awards in the last 10 years.

  • 90%

    Mac students with a GPA of 3.5 and solid MCAT scores who are admitted to medical school.