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The Fall 2020 Common Application for Early Decision and Regular Decision will be available August 1, 2019.

Guiding you through the admissions process
There is an admissions staff member assigned to every state and region of the world, ready to answer your questions and help you through the application process. Find your counselor at Meet the Staff.

Citizenship
In keeping with Macalester’s values of internationalism and multiculturalism, the college welcomes applications from around the world. For the purpose of applying to Macalester, students are considered international applicants if their citizenship is of a country other than the United States. Students with dual citizenship with the United States or who have permanent residency are not considered international applicants. Undocumented/DACA students, or students who identify as a refugee, displaced person, asylum seeker, or stateless person, are welcomed at Macalester. Learn more.

Supporting applicants affected by natural disasters
Macalester Admissions staff are committed to helping and supporting applicants affected by recent natural disasters. If you are a student that is encountering difficulty completing the admissions requirements, unable to pay the application fee, without the means to easily apply online, or other difficulties, contact our office at (800) 231-7974 or send a message to your admissions counselor.

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