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Admitted Students

Welcome Class of 2025!

Congratulations! The achievements, hard work, and talents that got you to this moment, will now guide you forward. Our Macalester community is here to support your life as a student and global citizen. So let’s stay connected–it feels more important than ever.

Macalester President Dr. Rivera Open Modal

Welcome from President Rivera

Welcome! As Macalester’s new president, I am discovering alongside you the places, programs, and people that make Macalester a leading liberal arts college. Here are just a few things that add to the richness and spirit of our Mac community. We look forward to seeing you here!

Welcome from President Rivera

Welcome! As Macalester’s new president, I am discovering alongside you the places, programs, and people that make Macalester a leading liberal arts college. Here are just a few things that add to the richness and spirit of our Mac community. We look forward to seeing you here!

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You’re Invited

EVENTS FOR ADMITTED STUDENTS

Join us for Mac Days and a variety of other virtual events with students, professors, and staff from the Mac community.

Student tour guide at Macalester

Visit Macalester’s Campus

A limited number of student-led, on-campus tours are available for admitted students and family members. View the safety guidelines in place and register for your visit.

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.

Say YES to Macalester

Your next steps

As you make your decision, use this simple guide to stay connected and track the steps required for enrollment.

Multicultural Life at Macalester

Diversity and Inclusion

Finding community, discovering identity, and making connections more readily occurs when the entire Mac community is committed to equity, inclusion, and justice. See the ways in which students are supported, and where they explore intersectionality, celebrate diversity, and increase cultural competency.

Roommates
New adventures

Living on Campus

Some of the biggest questions you may have are about where you’ll live and who you will live with. Wander through the stories and experiences of current students who have found their second home at Mac.

Macalester Students in Library

How I chose my college

View the stories from these Mac students who 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.

Macalester Jiaying Global Ambassador

GLOBAL AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

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.