Carleton College

Carleton College

Carleton College is an independent, non-sectarian, liberal arts, and co-educational college located in Northfield, Minnesota, United States. U.S. News and World Report rankings (2008) ranked Carleton College as the 8th 'liberal arts college' in the nation. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. Carleton College's campus is spread across an area of 10 acres.

Carleton College has an active student life. The athletics department sponsors more than 15 varsity teams, over 20 club teams, and several other intramural teams. They participate in NCAA (North Coast Athletic Conference) Division III. The sports teams are nicknamed as the Knights. Some of the notable alumni of Carleton College include Thorstein Veblen, economist and author of The Theory of the Leisure Class; Anthony Downs, author of An Economic Theory of Democracy; and Garrick Utley, former host of Meet the Press.

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Environmental Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
Latin American Studies
Area Studies, Other
Women's Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other
Computer Science
Linguistic, Comparative, And Related Language Studies And Services, Other
Chinese Language And Literature
Japanese Language And Literature
Russian Language And Literature
German Language And Literature
Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
Ancient/Classical Greek Language And Literature
Latin Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Animal Behavior And Ethology
Computational Biology
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, And Computational Biology, Other
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
International/Global Studies
Cognitive Science
Religion/Religious Studies
Islamic Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Dance, General
Dance, Other
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Film/Video And Photographic Arts, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
Musicology And Ethnomusicology
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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