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Class Profile

Enrolling Student Profile for Class of 2024*

Class size547
Percentage international students13%
Percentage who are citizens of a country other than the U.S. (includes U.S. dual citizens)22%
Percentage first-generation students18%
Percentage of U.S. students who identify as students of color41%
Percentage identifying as male42%
Number of QuestBridge Finalists and Scholars59 QuestBridge Finalists, including 12 matched QuestBridge Scholars
SAT mediansMath: 680
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 690
ACT median31
Percent in top 10% of high school class66% (of the 32% who reported rank)
Number of states represented44, plus D.C. and Guam
Top states represented, by high schoolMinnesota (71)
California (61)
Illinois (49)
Wisconsin (35)
Massachusetts (27)
Number of countries represented, by citizenship54, including the U.S.
Top countries, by citizenshipChina (24)
Mexico (7)
India (5)
South Korea (5)
Germany (5)
Number of languages spoken at home36
Number of high schools represented454
Most well-represented high schoolsUWC Changshu – China (6)
Evanston Township H.S. – Evanston, IL (5)
Armand Hammer UWC – Montezuma, NM (4)
The Blake School – Minneapolis, MN (4)
Red Cross Nordic UWC – Norway (4)
West H.S. – Madison, WI (4)

*Data current as of September 23, 2020

Admitted Student Profile for Class of 2024*

Total applicants6,367
Applicants admitted37%
States represented among the accepted class of 202350 + DC and Guam
Countries represented among this year’s admitted students98
High schools represented by admitted students1,453
Countries (by citizenship) with applicants to Macalester this year150
Languages spoken at home74

*Data current as of March 9, 2020