Overall Carleton College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1320 - 1520
- ACT Scores: 29 - 33
How Hard Is It to Get into Carleton College
Applicant Selectivity: Highly Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Carleton is considered highly selective. Many accepted applicants score in the top-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Carleton College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in MN
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Applicants can apply online using the Common Application, QuestBridge Application or Coalition Application. Students must have taken at least four years of English, three years of Mathematics, two years of Laboratory Science and three years of Social Science.
The most successful applicants will be those who have completed honors classes, advanced placement work and outstanding achievements in their individual endeavors. A strong school record and positive letters of recommendation from teachers and counselors is key.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||660 - 750|
|Math||660 - 770|
|Total Score:||1320 - 1520|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|Composite Score:||29 - 33|