Distribution of Student Debt

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651-696-6214
800-231-7974
651-696-6866 (fax )

Mailing Address
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN
55105 USA

The Admissions and Financial Aid Offices are located at 62 Macalester Street.

The average (mean) student debt of a graduating class is the most widely available student debt metric. This is the number reported through the Common Data Set and collected by the Project on Student Debt. This page is intended to provide more information and a more complete picture of student debt for Macalester's class of 2013.

Students Graduating from Macalester between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013

Percentage of graduates who borrowed any student loan: 65.2%
Percentage of graduates who borrwed a student loan through federal loan programs: 56.1%
Mean per-borrower cumulative indebtedness (principal): $21,939
Mean per-borrower indebtedness through federal loan programs: $20,995
Median per-borrower indebtedness: $21,929
25th percentile per-borrower indebtedness $12,000
75th percentile per-borrower indebtedness: $27,000