Peer Institutions

Carleton uses a core strategic planning peer group of Carleton and 25 similar liberal arts colleges.  Click "IR" to link to Institutional Research websites where available.  The "College Navigator" links point to the most recent information provided by the colleges on the U.S. Department of Education's web site.

Core Peer Group

Peer Institution  IR Website Federally Reported Data
Amherst IR College Navigator
Bates IR College Navigator
Beloit IR College Navigator
Bowdoin IR College Navigator
Bryn Mawr IR College Navigator
Carleton IR College Navigator
Colorado IR College Navigator
Davidson IR College Navigator
Dickinson IR College Navigator
Grinnell IR College Navigator
Hamilton IR College Navigator
Haverford IR College Navigator
Kenyon IR College Navigator
Lake Forest College Navigator
Macalester IR College Navigator
Middlebury IR College Navigator
Oberlin IR College Navigator
Pomona IR College Navigator
Reed IR College Navigator
Smith IR College Navigator
St. Olaf IR College Navigator
Swarthmore IR College Navigator
College of Wooster College Navigator
Wellesley IR College Navigator
Wesleyan IR College Navigator
Williams IR College Navigator

Carleton is also a member of several higher education consortia as listed below. While not all consortia members are considered to be peers for comparative purposes, the major groups are listed below for reference purposes.

Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium

Carleton is a member of the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium, which consists of more than one hundred small, private, nonprofit institutions around the country that are committed to sharing and using information to more fully enact their missions and promote effective liberal arts education. [HEDS members list]

COFHE Colleges

Amherst IR College Navigator
Barnard IR College Navigator
Bryn Mawr IR College Navigator
Carleton IR College Navigator
Mt. Holyoke IR College Navigator
Oberlin IR College Navigator
Pomona IR College Navigator
Smith IR College Navigator
Swarthmore IR College Navigator
Trinity IR College Navigator
Wellesley IR College Navigator
Wesleyan IR College Navigator
Williams IR College Navigator

Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM)

Beloit IR College Navigator
Carleton IR College Navigator
Coe College Navigator
Colorado IR College Navigator
Cornell College IR College Navigator
Grinnell IR College Navigator
Knox IR College Navigator
Lake Forest College Navigator
Lawrence U IR College Navigator
Luther IR College Navigator
Macalester IR College Navigator
Monmouth College Navigator
Ripon College Navigator
St. Olaf IR College Navigator

Selective Liberal Arts Consortium (SLAC)

Bryn Mawr IR College Navigator
Carleton IR College Navigator
Claremont McKenna IR College Navigator
Colorado IR College Navigator
Davidson IR College Navigator
Dickinson IR College Navigator
Franklin & Marshall IR College Navigator
Grinnell IR College Navigator
Haverford IR College Navigator
Kenyon IR College Navigator
Oberlin IR College Navigator
Pomona IR College Navigator
Vassar IR College Navigator
Washington & Lee IR College Navigator

Minnesota Private Colleges Council (MPCC)

Augsburg College Navigator
Bethany Lutheran College Navigator
Bethel IR College Navigator
Carleton IR College Navigator
College of St. Benedict IR College Navigator
College of St. Catherine IR College Navigator
College of St. Scholastica IR College Navigator
Concordia, Moorhead IR College Navigator
Concordia, St. Paul College Navigator
Gustavus Adolphus IR College Navigator
Hamline IR College Navigator
Macalester IR College Navigator
Minneapolis C. of Art & Design College Navigator
St. John's IR College Navigator
St. Mary's U of Minnesota IR College Navigator
St. Olaf IR College Navigator
University of St. Thomas IR College Navigator