Macalester College is a nationally ranked, highly selective undergraduate liberal arts and sciences college, one of very few located in the heart of a major metropolitan area. Macalester’s location in the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis amplifies the College’s demanding academic program and commitments to internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.
% enrolled undergraduates that are minority students
% enrolled undergraduates that are Latinx students
Scholarship opportunities for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
We meet 100% of demonstrated need for all admitted students. Additionally, we offer a merit scholarship specifically for BIPOC students in our admissions process.
Support services for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
Lealtad-Suzuki Center in the Department of Multicultural Life supports programming for all underrepresented populations. Additionally, the DML offers several identity collectives, including Latin American Women of the Diaspora, Men of Color, Women of Color, and Mixed Race Identity. There are several student clubs geared toward providing community and support for various cultures and identities. Our Bridges and Barriers program and Bonner Scholars civic engagement program specifically support first generation to college students. Macalester is also a QuestBridge partner institution.