If you want to apply to Carthage College, the application fee is $35. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Carthage College does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Carthage College is amoderately difficult school to get into. Carthage College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Carthage College **accepted 77% of students, around 5,440 of the 7,099 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Carthage College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Carthage College must submit the following items. Double check with Carthage College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2.25|
|Other Requirements||√||Transfer students require a statement of good standing from|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Carthage College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 25% submitted a class rank. At Carthage College 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 45% were in the top 25% and 79% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Carthage College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||19%|
|3.50 and 3.74||20%|
|3.25 and 3.49||18%|
|3.00 and 3.24||14%|
|2.50 and 2.9||18%|
|2.00 and 2.49||8%|
|Carthage College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Carthage College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 44% of Carthage College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 67% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Carthage College applicants, you should strive to earn between 990 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Carthage College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 990, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Carthage College students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Carthage College students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Carthage College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Carthage College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Carthage College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Carthage College.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Carthage College during the following terms: Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Carthage College?
Students who are admitted to Carthage College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Carthage College accept transfer credits?
Carthage College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Carthage College accepts:
Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit
Does Carthage College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Carthage College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Carthage College?
No, Carthage College is test optional, so you can make the call if you want to to submit your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
How hard is it to get into Carthage College? Carthage College is a somewhat selective institution. The Carthage College acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.
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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 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Carthage College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Carthage College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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