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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

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, campus visits to Macalester are suspended until further notice. During this time we are committed to returning calls and answering your emails as quickly as possible.

Admissions Office
Weyerhaeuser Building, 62 Macalester Street
Saint Paul, MN 55105-1899 USA
An admissions counselor addressing prospective students in the Mairs Concert Hall.

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.

Admissions at Macalester


Talking with Admissions staff is a good way to share your individual interests and ask questions. Registration opens on July 1, for time slots beginning on July 12. Read more about the options available.

Macalester admissions counselor meeting with students in a classroom.

Connect with us at a virtual event

The Macalester Admissions Staff typically travels around the world meeting prospective students and families throughout the spring and fall. While we prefer to meet you in-person, we will have opportunities to connect through virtual programming.

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Global Ambassadors Program

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