“Education for a World Stage”. Located in St. Paul, one of Minnesota’s Twin Cities (the other is Minneapolis), Macalester College is international experience. A typical Macalester student is involved in Arts, Athletics, and Global Issues. Many of Macalester’s study abroad programs focus on peace initiatives in other countries. The college has an enviable reputation for both teaching and scholarship.
The new Leonard Centre at Macalester was constructed in 2008 out of both new and recycled building materials. Its gymnasia, 200 meter track, pool and diving tank as well as its field house and multiple outdoor fields make it a leading recreation complex for a college of 2,000 students.