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About Carleton

Carleton College is a four-year, residential private liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota. To find out more, click on any of the following links.

Mission
Here’s what we’re all about.

History
Providing an exceptional education for more than 135 years.

About
Facts and figures about programs, organizations and the academic calendar.

Campus
From the graceful Skinner Chapel to the 880-acre Cowling Arboretum, and from the historically recognized Goodsell Observatory to the technologically advanced Language and Dining Center, Carleton’s buildings and grounds reflect the diversity of interests of students.

Students
What it takes to be a Carl.

Highlights
Carleton is a recognized leader in higher education.

President
This link will take you to our leader, President Steven G. Poskanzer

Sports
A closer look at Carleton’s Knight life.

Traditions
Here are some of the things that made Newsweek name Carleton the nation’s most fun-loving college in 2003.

Images
We could offer you a thousand words, but you’d probably prefer these pictures.