Tuition & Fees

$43,550

$43,550

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
35%
500-599
47%
400-499
7%
700-800
9%
600-699
36%
500-599
33%
400-499
20%
300-399
2%
30-36
15%
24-29
37%
18-23
39%
12-17
9%
30-36
6%
24-29
45%
18-23
37%
12-17
12%
30-36
10%
24-29
43%
18-23
46%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,186
Declined + 2,463
Total Received 7,649
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Private (nonprofit)

2,748

undergraduate students

119

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration/management
  2. Education
  3. Biological/life Sciences
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Codes

SAT 1103
ACT 4571

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Location

School Facts

Carthage College, founded in 1847, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 90-acre campus is located beside Lake Michigan, 30 miles from Milwaukee and 60 miles from Chicago.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,867
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

Kenosha, WI

90-acre campus in Kenosha (population: 99,631), 30 miles from Milwaukee and 60 miles from Chicago. Served by bus and train; major airports serve Milwaukee and Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

Carthage College
2001 Alford Park Drive
Kenosha, WI 53140

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
35%
500-599
47%
400-499
7%
700-800
9%
600-699
36%
500-599
33%
400-499
20%
300-399
2%
30-36
15%
24-29
37%
18-23
39%
12-17
9%
30-36
6%
24-29
45%
18-23
37%
12-17
12%
30-36
10%
24-29
43%
18-23
46%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
($40 for international applicants; waived for children and grandchildren of alumni/ae)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,186
Declined + 2,463
Total Received 7,649

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Nick Mulvey
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 262 551-6000
F: 262 551-5762
admissions@carthage.edu

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,384

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $43,550
Room & board $11,600
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $56,350
Average Financial Aid - $29,384
Total with Avg. Aid $26,966

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,745,442
State $1,281,211
Institutional $45,280,868
Other external
Total $50,307,521

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $13,524,862
Other external
Total $13,524,862
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 262 551-6001
F: 262 551-5762
finaid@carthage.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Vatistas Vatistas
Director of Financial Aid
vvatistas@carthage.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo

Club Sports - Men's

Ice Hockey, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Bowling, Water Polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Chris Barker (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Leanne Ulmer (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
Mascot
Torchie
School colors
red, white, and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art History
Art/Studio Art
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Business Design/Innovation
Chemistry
Chinese
Classics
Communication
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Digital Arts
Economics
Education
Elementary/Middle Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Finance
French
Geography
German
Graphic Design
Great Ideas
History
Information Systems
International Political Economy
Japanese
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Middle/Secondary Education
Music
Music Teacher Education
Music Theatre
Neuroscience
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Education/Sport/Fitness Instruction
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations
Religion
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration/management
  2. Education
  3. Biological/life Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,867

total students

31%

in-state

69%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

2,748
students

Female
56%
1,532

Male
44%
1,216

4%

119
students

Female
55%
65

Male
45%
54

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

2,596
students

Female
56%
1,438

Male
44%
1,158

6%

152
students

Female
62%
94

Male
38%
58

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

37%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.20
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

138

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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