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International Admissions

To offer a world-class education, we’ve built an international campus and a curriculum that supports students, staff, and faculty of all backgrounds.

Two international Macalester students.

International Student Programs

Supporting Macalester’s international student body by helping meet their educational and personal development needs.

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Multicultural Life

Speakers, workshops, retreats, and programming are intentionally designed for connections. critical thinking, and affecting change.

Pietro Tardelli Canedo ’19 Open Modal
A Day in the Life

Pietro Tardelli Canedo ’19

Take a look at Macalester from Pietro’s perspective.

A Day in the Life

Pietro Tardelli Canedo ’19

Take a look at Macalester from Pietro’s perspective.

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Get in touch

Questions about Macalester? Drop us a line.

Financial Aid

Macalester meets the full financial need of every student we admit. All first-year applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships, regardless of need.

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Visit Macalester

Interested in learning more about Macalester? Come for a campus visit or take a virtual tour to get a better feel for what it’s like to be a student here.