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Macalester College Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

St. Paul, MN

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$74,271
Tuition and Fees
$58,478
Room and Board
$13,084
Books and Supplies
$1,213
Other Expenses
$1,496
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financialaid@macalester.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 22
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002358
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


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
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
Merit-Based Gift
328 (15.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,182

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$23,060
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


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
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Ethnic Background
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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