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Macalester College

  • Saint Paul, MN
  • Size: Small
  • Private University
  • Degree: Four-year bachelor's
  • Selectivity: Very selective
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Average Net Price

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National Average Net Price

College's Average Net Price [i]
$22,376

National Average Net Price
$18,158

  • College's Average Net Price
  • National Average Net Price

Family income under $30,000 per year

$12,342
$15,268

Family income $30,001 to $48,000 per year

$12,674
$16,190

Family income $48,001 to $75,000 per year

$17,790
$18,815

Family income $75,001 to $110,000 per year

$20,226
$21,285

Family income over $110,001 per year

$33,069
$23,280

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Average Net Price National Average Average Net Price
Family income under $30,000 per year $12,342 $15,268
Family income $30,001 to $48,000 per year $12,674 $16,190
Family income $48,001 to $75,000 per year $17,790 $18,815
Family income $75,001 to $110,000 per year $20,226 $21,285
Family income over $110,001 per year $33,069 $23,280

Graduation Rate

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Going to college means getting a degree. The graduation rate is a good indicator of how long it might take to earn that diploma.

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Graduation Rate [i]
82.5%

National Average
33.3%

  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 82.5% Within
    4 Years
  • 87.2% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years 6 Years
84.2% 89.5%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
50.0% 75.0%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
67.7% 80.6%

White

4 Years 6 Years
84.7% 88.1%
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 77.4% Within
    4 Years
  • 84.3% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years 6 Years
78.6% 85.7%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
50.0% 100.0%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
66.7% 83.3%

White

4 Years 6 Years
78.3% 83.9%
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 86.1% Within
    4 Years
  • 89.2% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years 6 Years
87.5% 91.7%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
50.0% 60.0%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
68.4% 79.0%

White

4 Years 6 Years
89.0% 90.9%
4 Years 6 Years
All 82.5% 87.2%
Asian 84.2% 89.5%
Black 50.0% 75.0%
Hispanic 67.7% 80.6%
White 84.7% 88.1%
4 Years 6 Years
Male 77.4% 84.3%
Asian 78.6% 85.7%
Black 50.0% 100.0%
Hispanic 66.7% 83.3%
White 78.3% 83.9%
4 Years 6 Years
Female 86.1% 89.2%
Asian 87.5% 91.7%
Black 50.0% 60.0%
Hispanic 68.4% 79.0%
White 89.0% 90.9%

Debt Repayment & Earnings

Not all families need loans for college. For those that do, here is what the monthly payments might look like over 10 years compared with the graduate's average earnings.

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Debt at Graduation [i]
$19,832

National Average
$14,141

  • Monthly
  • Yearly
  • Income, Early Career
  • Estimated Debt Payments
  • National Average
  • National Default Rate 6.3%
$3,625
$228
Default Rate [i]: 1.0%
Macalester College National Average
Income $3,625 $3,192
Debt Payments $228 $199
Default Rate 1.0% 6.3%