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Early Decision I Deadline is Nov 15, 2010.
Early Decision II Deadline is Jan 15, 2011.
Regular Decision Deadline is Jan 15, 2011.
Number of admitted International students is 46 (8.71%) out of 528 First-Year Undergraduate students.
Number of admitted Male students is 692 (33.21%) out of 2084 Male Applicants.
Number of admitted Female students is 767 (28.41%) out of 2700 Female Applicants.
Number of Applicants admitted Early Decision is 212 (53.27%) out of 398 Early Decision Applicants.
Number of Applicants admitted from Wait-list is 0 out of 331 Wait-listed Applicants.
Student-to-Faculty Ratio is 8.87.
Six-year graduation rate is 92% (2003 cohort).
Retention Rate is 97%.
25th Percentile to 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading score is 660 to 760.
SAT Math score is 660 to 740.
SAT Writing score is 670 to 750.
ACT Composite score is 29 to 33.
Rigor of secondary school record is Very Important.
Class rank is Very Important.
Academic GPA is Very Important.
Standardized test scores are Important.
Application Essay is Important.
Recommendation is Important.
Interview is Considered.
Extracurricular activities are Important.
Talent/ability is Important.
Character/personal qualities are Important.
First generation status is Considered.
Alumni/ae relation is Important.
Geographical residency is Considered.
State residency is Considered.
Religious affiliation/commitment is Not Considered.
Racial/ethnic status is Considered.
Volunteer work is Considered.
Work experience is Considered.
Level of applicant’s interest is Not Considered.
Carleton practices Need-aware and Full-need aid policy for International students.
Early Decision I Financial Aid Deadline is Nov 15, 2010.*
Early Decision II Financial Aid Deadline is Jan 15, 2011.*
Regular Decision Financial Aid Deadline is Feb 15, 2011.
* International Early Decision Applicant may apply for financial aid; may not apply to any Early Decision program at other colleges; may apply Early Action at other colleges.
Total Cost of Study (Tuition, Room, Board) is USD $49,974 (2009/10).
Average Financial Aid for Admitted Internationals is USD $32,328.
Number of Internationals Aided is 89 (62.68%) out of 142 Total Internationals.
Financial Aid Package is comprised of Grant Aid, Work-Study and Loans.
Merit Scholarships are open to International students as follows:
Up to six full scholarships covering Carleton's comprehensive fee, including tuition, room and board.
Up to six partial scholarships with a maximum value of one-half of Carleton's comprehensive fee.
Different types of scholarships:
Starr Foundation Grants: (largest source of funding) Scholarship opportunities for students from Asia.
Kellogg Scholarships: Financial aid for highly qualified non-U.S. citizens to attend Carleton.
George International Fellowships: Aid to students from developing nations who determine economic need and exceptional academic promise.
Nason Scholarships: The scholarship for young Singaporeans covers up to the full comprehensive fee, depending on the specific financial situation of each scholarship recipient, for four years of study leading to a B.A. degree.