Skip to Main Content Skip to Footer Toggle Navigation Menu
Students walking on the Macalester campus in spring.

Admitted Students

Welcome Class of 2024!

Your path to college will be memorable in many ways. As you adjust to changes beyond your control, we’re confident the skills, passion, and talents that led to your college acceptance, will guide you forward. Our Macalester community is here to support your life as a student and global citizen. Let’s stay connected–it feels more important than ever.

Dr. Suzanne Rivera
A conversation

President Rivera Shares Updates for Fall

As we plan for the 2020-2021 academic year, COVID-19 is still an important factor. We’ve recently communicated our intention to start classes on September 2, 2020 with a new structure designed for maximum flexibility. Here, President Rivera shares our approach to planning, discusses the structure of the 2020-2021 school year, and answers questions in this recorded event.

Hear more

Virtual Events

Over the past few months faculty, staff, and students have shared a variety of experiences and perspectives in a series of virtual events. Hundreds of high school students and families joined to learn more about the Macalester community and our surrounding cities. If you missed any, recordings are available.

See yourself here

Experience Macalester

Imagining your life at Mac is even easier when you engage with our faculty, students, and campus. Learn more about the people and places that will guide and support you before, during, and even after college.

Multicultural Life at Macalester
Podcast Series

My Multicultural Life

Students who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (BIPOC); LGBTQ+; and first generation to college, come together to share their experiences at Macalester. This limited podcast series brings you stories of finding community, discovering identity, and making connections.

New adventures

Roommates at Mac

Current students share some real talk about roommates. They’ll tell you that experiences are all different, there’s support in this community, and friendships and memories are part of the journey.

Say YES to Macalester

Your next steps

Macalester’s deposit deadline has been extended to June 1, 2020. As you make your decision, use this simple guide to stay connected and track the steps required for enrollment.

Macalester Students in Library

How I chose my college

Jesse, Traci, and Julia look back to picking a college. They consulted with family and friends along the way and then trusted their process to make a decision. Spoiler: it was Macalester.

Two international Macalester students.


Connect with students who are citizens of countries across the globe. They are able to share first-hand knowledge about moving to St. Paul and navigating through new experiences.