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Get Started

  1. Submit Macalester Part 1 by November 15 and the $40 application fee will be waived regardless of whether you apply Early Decision or Regular Decision. We will also waive the fee if you submit your completed Common Application by November 15.
  2. Introduce yourself
  3. Schedule an individual visit or attend a Fall Sampler. Look for Mac In Your Area.
  4. Learn more about Macalester's commitment to meeting 100% of demonstrated financial need

Visit Days

Fall Samplers on Friday, September 29 and Friday, October 6 are day-long programs that include campus tours, class visits, a student panel, info session, opportunities to meet students and professors, and more.

Fall Micro Visit Days on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20 are half-day programs that include an introduction to Macalester, campus tours, and breakout sessions.

Why Macalester