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Connect with Admissions

Applying for college and financial aid for the first time can feel a bit overwhelming. We’re here to help you through it.

Admissions Office

Our office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Time.

Admissions Office
Weyerhaeuser Building, 62 Macalester Street
Saint Paul, MN 55105-1899 USA
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Admissions and Financial Aid Staff

We’re eager to meet you and guide you through your college selection journey.

Easy ways to connect one-to-one

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Find a time that works for you and register to chat with a current Mac student. These 30 minute calls or video chats are a good way to hear about campus life and the topics that interest you most.

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Talking with Admissions staff is a good way to share your individual interests and ask questions. Read more about the different options, and view available dates and times.

Macalester admissions counselor meeting with students in a classroom.
High School Visits

Mac in your Area

Macalester Admissions Staff typically travels around the U.S. and the world meeting prospective students and families. Take a look to see if we are coming to your school to connect in-person. or view virtual programming.

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Global Ambassadors Program

Here, current Macalester students serve as resources for prospective international students during the admissions process.