Macalester College Top Questions

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.


A melting pot of opinions, all appreciated.


Mac is a balanced home for knowledge.


Macalester College is supportive, state-of-the-art, and generally well organized set on a small, pretty campus.


Macalester College is a small, private liberal arts college in a lovely neighborhood in a small city attended by smart, motivated students from all over the world with a variety of interests.


Macalester is a very liberal, internationally and service focused school which emphasizes learning over grades and encourages a liberal arts perspective in all of its fields.


Macalester is a liberal school with strong academics and a highly international focus.


Macalester is the place to go if you want to be challenged, if you want to broaden your beliefs and learn about things you didn't know existed, if you want to meet people from all over the world, and be able to hear 12 different languages being spoken around you as you walk to class under the towerin elm trees. It is a beautiful, exciting campus, with an incredible amount of things to do.


Macalester is a small community of academically motivated students, working together to learn.


A tour of Macalester dorm rooms/campus.


The right place for all different types of people.