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Can I get into Carleton College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,388 out of 6,722 applicants or 21% were admitted making Carleton College a very competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||34%||37%||35%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Carleton College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1400 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1325. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1475 out of 1600. 57 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1550 and Above||Good||>31%|
|1475 to 1550||Avg +||21%-31%|
|1400 to 1475||Avg -||14%-21%|
|1325 to 1400||Reach||8%-14%|
|Less than 1325||Low||<8%|
Carleton College has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Carleton College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173258 IPEDS survey data for Carleton College.