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Carleton College

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Campus Life and Facilities

Carleton Students Say...

While “quaint,” Northfield and its “coffee shops, thrift stores, random little book­stores and art shops, [and] restaurants” are “minutes away,” Carleton life, or “the famous Carleton Bubble,” centers around a balance between “study hard, party hard,” and it’s “pretty easy to get completely wrapped in what’s happening on campus.” Weekends bustle wi... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

100 South College Street

Northfield, MN 55057

United States

Phone: 507-222-4190

Fax: 507-222-4526


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 94
Fire Safety Rating: 65
Green Rating: 90
Environment:Village (population 5,000 - 24,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 955.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/security/crimerep...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 96.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Cooperative housing
Apartments for single students

Many college-owned houses within 2 blocks of campus with varying meal plan options. Some are designated as special interest houses (ex: Green House, Culinary House)
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:132
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Student Film Society
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:3
Number of Social Sororities:0
    % of women who join:0%
Number of Social Fraternities:0
% of men who join: 0
Number of Religious Organizations:17
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Knights, Carls
Women's Sports Team Name:Knights, Carls
Team Mascot:Knight
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100`
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 15
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 17.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: No
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Carleton Bookstore has educational discounts from Apple. Gateway, Dell and IBM discounts via the web.
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities:Arboretum, greenhouse, observatory, scanning and transmission electron microscopes, refractor and reflector telescopes, nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, Weitz Center for Creativity
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