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Class Profile

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

Enrolling Student Profile for Class of 2023*

Class size502
Percentage international students14%
Percentage who are citizens of a country other than the U.S. (includes U.S. dual citizens)21%
Percentage first-generation students16%
Percentage of U.S. students who identify as students of color32%
Percentage identifying as male43%
Number of QuestBridge Finalists and Scholars33 QuestBridge Finalists, include 10 matched QuestBridge Scholars
SAT mediansMath: 700
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 700
ACT median31
Percent in top 10% of high school class64% (of the 38% who reported rank)
Number of states represented43, plus D.C. and Guam
Top states represented, by high schoolMinnesota (73)
California (43)
Illinois (40)
Wisconsin (32)
New York (28)
Number of countries represented, by citizenship46, including the U.S.
Top countries, by citizenshipChina (36)
Canada (6)
Vietnam (6)
United Kingdom (5)
Brazil (3)
Japan (3)
Mexico (3)
Number of languages spoken at home41
Number of high schools represented405
Most well-represented high schoolsBerkeley H.S. – Berkeley, CA (6)
The Blake School – Minneapolis, MN (5)
South H.S. – Minneapolis, MN (5)
Adlai E. Stevenson H.S. – Lincolnshire, IL (4)
Armand Hammer UWC – Montezuma, NM (4)
Edina H.S. – Edina, MN (4)
Evanston Township H.S. – Evanston, IL (4)
Jones College Prep – Chicago, IL (4)
West H.S. – Madison, WI (4)

*Data current as of September 17, 2019