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.
Acceptance rate: 77%
Average GPA: 3.3
Mean ACT score: 24
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
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.
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.
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 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.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
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.
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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.
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