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Private Colleges and Universities:
Access for Undocumented Students

Carleton College

Sayles Hill Campus Center, Northfield, Minnesota, 55057

Macalester College

1600 Grand Ave Saint Paul MN 55105

Carleton College

Sayles Hill Campus Center, North College Street, Northfield, Minnesota 55057 USA

Access Information

  • Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:Undocumented students should follow the same admissions application procedures as U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents.

  • Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?

    No

    Additional information:National Merit is the only merit-based scholarship at Carleton.

  • Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:All Carleton grants and scholarships are need-based.

  • What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?

    College Scholarship Service (CSS) Financial Aid PROFILE

  • Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?

    Yes

  • Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?

    Yes

  • Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?

    Yes

  • Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?

Macalester College

1600 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105 USA

Access Information

  • Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?

    Yes

  • Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?

    Yes

    Additional information:All applicants for admission to Macalester are considered for merit-based scholarships; there is no additional application required. Macalester also offers Macalester College National Merit Scholarships, which are awarded to National Merit Finalists who have designated Macalester as their first-choice college.

  • Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:Macalester meets 100% of demonstrated financial need for all admitted students.

  • What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?

    College Scholarship Service (CSS) Financial Aid Profile. Additionally, undocumented students residing in Minnesota may be eligible to receive state grant funds under the MN Dream Act (apply at ohe.state.mn.us).

  • Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?

    Yes

  • Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?

    No

  • Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?

    No

  • Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?

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