Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
expand icon
Email
financialaid@macalester.edu
Net Price Calculator
Tap Here
Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002358 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
expand icon
Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
378 (75.3% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
325 (86.0% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
325 (100.0% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
248 (76.3% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$48,689
Need-Based Gift
Received by 322 (99.1% of) aid recipients, average amount $43,693
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 269 (82.8% of) aid recipients, average amount $5,939
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 35 (10.8% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 35 (10.8% of) aid recipients
101 (20.1% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,436
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
1,500 (72.7% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,366 (91.1% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,366 (100.0% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
881 (64.5% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$49,693
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,355 (99.2% of) aid recipients, average amount $42,774
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,233 (90.3% of) aid recipients, average amount $7,673
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 86 (6.3% of) aid recipients
328 (15.9% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,182
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,060
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
expand icon
Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Ethnic Background
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported