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Carroll University - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Carroll University

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Carroll University Description:

Established in 1846, Carroll University is one of the oldest four-year colleges in Wisconsin (Beloit College was also established in 1846). Carroll is a Christian liberal arts college located in the heart of Waukesha, a city located about half an hour west of Milwaukee. Students come from 24 states and 25 countries. The academic experience is built upon Carroll's "Four Pillars" -- integrated knowledge, gateway experiences, lifelong skills and enduring values. Many of the most popular majors are in professional fields -- business, nursing, exercise science and education. Academics are supported by a 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Student life is active with about 50 clubs and organizations. In athletics, the Carroll University Pioneers compete in the NCAA Division III Midwest Conference. The university fields ten men's and ten women's Division III sports.

Admissions Data (2011):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 3,571 (3,233 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 35% Male / 65% Female
  • 87% Full-time

Costs (2011 - 12):

  • Tuition and Fees: $25,248
  • Books: $1,140 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,204
  • Other Expenses: $2,458
  • Total Cost: $37,050

Carroll University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 76%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $14,698
    • Loans: $7,245

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Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business Administration, Communication, Elementary Education, Exercise Science, Nursing, Psychology

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 79%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 42%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 59%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Carroll and the Common Application

Carroll University uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you:

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Carroll University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.carrollu.edu/about/missionstatement.asp

"We will provide a superior educational opportunity for our students, one grounded in the liberal arts tradition and focused on career preparation and lifelong learning.

We will demonstrate Christian values by our example.

We shall succeed in our mission when our graduates are prepared for careers of their choice and lives of fulfillment, service and accomplishment."

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