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Colleges / Carroll University

Carroll University

Waukesha, WI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate72%

About Carroll University

Carroll University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Waukesha, Wisconsin. Carroll University was founded in 1846. The university currently enrolls around 3,299 students a year, including 2,779 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Carroll University

It is moderately difficult to get into Carroll University. The acceptance rate at Carroll University is 72%. In 2022, 3,411 out of 4,728 total applicants were accepted.

Carroll University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 72%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 6%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Carroll University is located in the town of Waukesha, Wisconsin, in the suburbs of Milwaukee.

If you want to see Carroll University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 94 to Waukesha, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Mitchell International.

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College Info

100 North East Avenue Waukesha, WI 53186-5593

Campus Setting: Suburban

Carroll University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Carroll University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Carroll University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Carroll University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1080 - 1310


Math SAT Range

540 - 670


Reading SAT Range

520 - 670

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1310 and Above


1080 to 1310


1080 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Carroll University students is 1183. Applicants with SAT scores of 1310 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Carroll University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1310 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1080 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Carroll University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Carroll University is like? There are approximately 3,299 students enrolled at Carroll University, including 2,779 undergraduate students and 520 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 70% percent are from WI and 30% percent of students are from other states.


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