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Information for U.S. and International First-Year Applicants For Fall 2018

Whether you apply Early Decision or Regular Decision, submit Macalester Part 1 or the Common Application by November 15 and the $40 application fee will be waived.

Beginning work on your application early will allow you time to give more attention to your essays and the submission of other materials. A file for your application materials will be created when Part 1 of your application has been received.

Visit Days

Fall Samplers on Friday, September 29 and Friday, October 6 are day-long programs that include campus tours, class visits, a student panel, info session, opportunities to meet students and professors, and more.

Fall Micro Visit Days on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20 are half-day programs that include an introduction to Macalester, campus tours, and breakout sessions.

Why Macalester Salman Haji

“Mac incorporates topics, ideas, theories, literature and events that relate to the vast gray area between what is considered right and wrong in politics and foreign policy.”

Salman Haji
Albuquerque, New Mexico

After Mac: Master’s American University. International Affairs and recipient of the Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship