Carleton College application deadlines and supplementary essay prompts

Fall 2015

First Year

  • Early Decision - 11/15/2014
  • Regular Decision - 01/15/2015
  • Early Decision II - 01/15/2015

Why are you interested in Carleton College and how did that interest develop? (no more than 250 words)

Carleton is powered by wind turbines. What empowers you? (no more than 150 words)

Now, for a bit of fun…


What is the first thing that comes to mind when you see the word (word association - just a few words)




Have you ever tossed around…

a Frisbee?

a hot potato?

an idea?