All statements contained in this catalog reflect the approved policies of Macalester College that were in effect as of April 1, 2015. However, for the best possible educational experience of its students, or for unexpected financial reasons, the College reserves its right to change at any time any of the provisions, statements, policies, curricula, procedures, regulations, or fees. Such changes will be duly published and distributed.
Students, faculty, and staff are responsible for all information and deadlines contained in this catalog and in the current Student Handbook. The Student Handbook supplements the College Catalog and expands upon College policies and procedures.
Accreditations, Approvals and Memberships
Accredited by: Higher Learning Commission.
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
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 www.macalester.edu/ir/institutionaldata.
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.