Today Macalester is recognized as a global leader among liberal arts colleges, with the highest standards for scholarship and a continuing commitment to internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.
Macalester is one of a handful of selective liberal arts colleges in a metropolitan area.Macalester’s location
The Princeton Review coined that phrase about Macalester and you’ll find it’s true. Our faculty love to teach, and Mac students explore multiple subjects.Academics at Mac
Students here enjoy a wealth of resources for research on and off campus—specialized laboratories, libraries, museum collections, even a natural history center.Easy access to research opportunities.
There is no stronger preparation for thriving in our changing world than the liberal arts. Macalester students are uniquely prepared to contribute and flourish in a world that increasingly demands critical thinking, creativity, and analytical skills.After Mac
Percent of students who are citizens of another country.
Average number of students in a class.
Number of students who completed an internship at one of 57 locations around the world.
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