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Carroll University Student Life

Carroll University is on a 136-acre campus in a suburban setting in Waukesha, Wisconsin, not far from Milwaukee. Carroll University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Carroll University has sororities but not fraternities.

Carroll University has a thriving College Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in College Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Carroll University include Student Senate, Black Student Union, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and Latin American Student Organization.

The Carroll University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Parents' Weekend and Spring Fling.

Does Carroll University offer student housing?

Carroll University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Carroll University students live on campus. In 2021, 59% of undergrads at Carroll University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 36% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Carroll University. There are 1,785 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,981 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,766 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Carroll University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Carroll University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Carroll University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Carroll University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Carroll University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Carroll University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Carroll University, take Interstate 94 to Waukesha, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Mitchell International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Wisconsin you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Carroll University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Carroll University Students

65%

Women

35%

Men

92%

Full Time

8%

Part Time

69%

In State

31%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

79%

8%

4%

3%

3%

2%

2%

0.27%

0.13%

Undergraduate Students

2,981

Graduate Students

470

Non-Resident / International Students

85

Carroll University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,451

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$31,918

Out-of-State

$31,918

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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