Why Choose Carleton College?

  • Carleton ranks 6th in the top 50 liberal arts colleges in the United States.
  • Carleton is committed to internationalizing the campus.
  • Carleton strives to provide a liberal education of the highest quality.
  • Carleton prepares individuals to lead a fully realized life in a diverse and changing world.
  • Carleton is one of the "International 50," a group of four-year institutions commended for long-term commitments to international affairs and excellence in education for future leaders.
  • Carleton is among the "Science 50," a group of colleges noted for strength in science education.
  • Carleton has led all liberal arts colleges in the number of its students who go on to earn the Ph.D. in the natural sciences and mathematics.