Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students the inspiration, insight and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Classes are taught by faculty whose passion is teaching and whose scholarship gains national recognition.
Macalester is a top-ranked liberal arts college on a mission to change the world. Students come to Mac from all around the world for its high-powered scholarship, international character, and passionate engagement. Macalesters location in a major metropolitan area provides students easy access to a wide variety of internships, extensive volunteer opportunities and an active cultural life.