If you are applying to Carroll University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Students who submit their applications to Carroll University for the fall semester should hear back from Carroll University by July 1.
Here is an overiew of some of Carroll University's admissions stats.
|Carroll University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||16%|
|Mean SAT Score||1172|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||5%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||40%|
These are the application deadlines for Carroll University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Carroll University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Carroll University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Carroll University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Carroll University accepted 70% of all applicants, around 3,159 from 4,481 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Carroll University, 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.
Carroll University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
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 in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
What does Carroll University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Carroll University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Carroll University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Carroll University'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)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Carroll University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.
Out of all students that were admitted, 57% submitted a class rank. At Carroll University 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 47% were in the top 25% and 82% were in the top 50%.
At Carroll University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Carroll University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Carroll University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Carroll University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 5% of Carroll University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 40% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Carroll University applicants, you should aim to score between 1080 and 1260 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Carroll University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1260 and 25% of scored lower than 1080, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Carroll University student is 1172.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Carroll University students scored 650 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Carroll University students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.
To be most competitive at Carroll University, you should strive to earn between 22 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Carroll University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Carroll University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Carroll University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by July 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Carroll University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Carroll University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Carroll University.
Does Carroll University accept transfer credits?
✅ Carroll University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Carroll University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Carroll University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Carroll University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Carroll University?
❌ No, Carroll University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. 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 may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Carroll University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Carroll University is 70%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Carroll University?
❌ Carroll University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Carroll University? Carroll University is a somewhat selective institution. The Carroll University acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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
27 and Above
22 to 27
22 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Carroll University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Carroll University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1260 and Above
1080 to 1260
1080 and Less
The median SAT score for Carroll University students is 1172. Applicants with SAT scores of 1260 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Carroll University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1260 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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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