A force for positive change
At Macalester College, we’re painting a different picture of what a liberal arts education can be—one where challenging academics inspire personal, social, and intellectual growth. With special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society, a Macalester education prepares students to thrive in a globally connected world.
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The power of proximity
Macalester’s unique metro location allows students to actively engage in their education through community-based learning and real-world experiences. More than 60 courses across 17 departments partner with businesses and organizations in the Twin Cities as part of the curriculum.
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See yourself here
The best way to get to know Macalester is to experience it for yourself. Schedule a campus visit to get a better feel for what it’s like to be a student here.