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College Catalog 2009-2011 
College Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College Catalog 2009-2011


About This Catalog

This online catalog has the same content as the previous online version. Corrections or changes received after September 1, 2011 will appear in the 2011-2012 online catalog, currently being updated. Information about more recent changes may be found in several places including 1600grand, department websites and the Registrar’s Office.

Accreditations, Approvals and Memberships

Accredited by: North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Registered: Macalester College is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Approved by: American Chemical Society; The National Association of Schools of Music.

Memberships: American Council on Education; Association of American Colleges; The Presbyterian College Union; Minnesota Private College Council; The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Enrollment and Graduation Statistics

For statistics on enrollment and graduation, please visit the pages of the Office of Institutional Research at

Nondiscriminatory Policy

Macalester College does not unlawfully discriminate in its policies, procedures or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, disability, marital status, age, or status as disabled veterans or veterans of the Vietnam era. Further, Macalester College complies with all applicable laws which include, but are not limited to, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Minnesota Human Rights Act. Macalester College also complies with all applicable regulations under the Americans With Disabilities Act which prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of disability in the full and comparable enjoyment of College admission, goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, and accommodations.