Tuition & Fees

$46,300

$46,300

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
28%
500-599
45%
400-499
20%
700-800
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
53%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
30-36
18%
24-29
31%
18-23
40%
12-17
11%
30-36
6%
24-29
39%
18-23
40%
12-17
15%
30-36
11%
24-29
38%
18-23
47%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,500
Declined + 2,609
Total Received 8,109
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Private (nonprofit)

2,776

undergraduate students

109

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration/management
  2. Visual/performing Arts
  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 2,885
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  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: 99,877), 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
84%
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

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 6% of male students
 
9 sororities 10% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
28%
500-599
45%
400-499
20%
700-800
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
53%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
30-36
18%
24-29
31%
18-23
40%
12-17
11%
30-36
6%
24-29
39%
18-23
40%
12-17
15%
30-36
11%
24-29
38%
18-23
47%
12-17
4%

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 5,500
Declined + 2,609
Total Received 8,109

Admissions Factors

Important

Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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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

64%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,530

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $45,100
Room & board $12,400
Additional fees $1,200
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $59,900
Average Financial Aid - $31,530
Total with Avg. Aid $28,370

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,816,407
State $1,396,596
Institutional $48,874,174
Other external $723,914
Total $54,811,091

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $13,650,896
Other external $155,972
Total $13,806,868
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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

Michelle Manning (men's)
Director Of Athletics
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. Visual/performing Arts
  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

2,885

total students

36%

in-state

64%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

2,776
students

Female
56%
1,552

Male
44%
1,224

4%

109
students

Female
54%
59

Male
46%
50

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

2,649
students

Female
56%
1,476

Male
44%
1,173

5%

127
students

Female
60%
76

Male
40%
51

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended 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 Required 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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Bolivia
Canada
China
Kenya
Mexico
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Nick Mulvey
Vice President for Enrollment
nick@carthage.edu

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