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Carthage College

Kenosha, WI 4-Year Private

About Carthage College

Carthage College is a private, religous school located in the suburban setting of Kenosha, WI, less than an hour from Chicago, Milwaukee.

Founded in 1847, the institution currently enrolls around 2,767 students a year, including 2,641 undergrads. The institution runs on a 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term) academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About Carthage College

Acceptance rate: 77%

Average GPA: 3.3

Mean ACT score: 24

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What is Carthage College's acceptance rate?

Carthage College is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 77 percent of all applicants are admitted to Carthage College each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.3 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 24.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Carthage College a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

About 79 percent of students who start at Carthage College come back the next year. Out of the 704 students who started at Carthage College as first-time freshman, 389 graduate within four years.

Carthage College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 62 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $54,496 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Carthage College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Carthage College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

2001 Alford Park Drive Kenosha, WI 53140

Campus Setting: Suburban

Carthage College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Carthage College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Carthage College is Continuous processing.

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

Carthage College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

20 to 27

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Carthage College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Carthage College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Carthage College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

500 - 610

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Reading SAT Range

500 - 610

Carthage College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$76,600

In State

$76,600

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$31,500
$31,500
Fees
$31,500
$31,500
Housing
$12,400
$12,400
Books
$1,200
$1,200

Student Life

Wondering what life at Carthage College is like? There are approximately 2,758 students enrolled at Carthage College, including 8,622 undergraduate students and -5,864 graduate students. 30% percent of students attend school full-time, 38% percent are from WI and 62% percent of students are from other states.

30%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

38%

In State

62%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,758

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

68%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$63,000

Out-of-State

$63,000

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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