Carleton College: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief overview of Carleton College general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Carleton College admission criteria are very strong - in 2015-16 this college accepted only 21% of the applicants.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Carleton College typically will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$30
Carleton College requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Carleton College is $30.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Ability Test is usual part of the application process. 57 percent of applicants at Carleton College submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 640 to 780 on Critical Reading, from 640 to 800 on Math, and from 640 to 780 on Writing. Therefore, if you have above 740 in SAT Critical Reading, 750 in SAT Math, and 740 in SAT Writingthen it good enough to get accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
590
710
740

SAT Math
590
720
750

SAT Writing
590
710
740

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is usual component of the application procedure at Carleton College. 59% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 28 to 34 on Composite. Thus, if you have above 33 in ACT Composite, that is enough to be admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
26
31
33

Contact Admissions

Phone
(507)
222-4000
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Carleton College, please contact this school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (507) 222-4000 or check Carleton College Website

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