Carroll University (formerly Carroll College) is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college founded in 1846. Its 45-acre campus is located in Waukesha, 15 miles from Milwaukee. The campus includes several 19th- and early 20th-century buildings, the oldest dating from 1885.

Website: www.carrollu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,981
Undergraduate
Students
(64.5%) 1,922 Women
(35.5%) 1,059 Men
470
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
71% of 3,688 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$45,630
Tuition and Fees
$31,918
Room and Board
$9,896
Average Percent of Need Met
88%
Average Freshman Award
$23,273
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,997
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
135
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
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Campus Life

Waukesha Population
71,016
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Milwaukee
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
59% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pioneers
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.0% Asian
1.6% Black/African-American
7.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
81.7% White
1.7% Unknown
International Students
2.9% from 38 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
52.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   4
Science   3
Foreign Language    
Social Studies   3
History   3
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required July 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only Recommended July 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
100 North East Avenue
City, State, Zip
Waukesha, WI 53186-5593
Phone
(262) 524-7220
Fax
(262) 524-7139
E-mail
info@carrollu.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
August 20
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
71% of 3,688 applicants were admitted
Women
75% of 2,261 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 1,427 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
812 (31%) of 2,612 admitted students enrolled
Women
514 (30%) of 1,690 admitted students enrolled
Men
298 (32%) of 922 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
7%
Score of 24 - 29
44%
Score of 18 - 23
46%
Score of 12 - 17
2%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$45,630
Tuition and Fees
$31,918
Room and Board
$9,896
Books and Supplies
$1,098
Other Expenses
$2,448
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003838
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
669 (93.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
575 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
575 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
235 (36.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
88%
Average Award
$23,273
Need-Based Gift
Received by 575 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,574
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 404 (74.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,400
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 94 (15.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
136 (19.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,686

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,420 (90.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,094 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,094 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
757 (33.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$25,956
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,094 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,071
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,565 (77.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,183
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 327 (15.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
597 (21.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,675

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
84%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,997
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
2,453
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
72
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Junior Miss, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
56
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students
Number of Awards
426
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,276
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Animal Behavior and Ethology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Applied Mathematics, Other
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Graphic Communications, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Printing Management
  • Psychology Teacher Education
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Small Business Administration/Management
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Writing, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Parks and recreation, Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, pharmacy with Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
135
Part-Time Faculty
266
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
25%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 62% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
400
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Adult Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Physical Therapy

Location and Setting


Waukesha Population
71,016
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Milwaukee
Campus Size
136 acres

Weather

Temperature
11.6 average low in January, 74.9 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Waukesha
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
59% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
36%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pioneers
School Colors
Orange and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cheerleading, football, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national sororities, college activities board, student senate, black student union, intervarsity christian fellowship, latin american student organization
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,981
Women
1,922 (64.5%)
Men
1,059 (35.5%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,736
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.0% Asian
1.6% Black/African-American
7.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
81.7% White
1.7% Unknown
International Students.
2.9% from 38 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
470

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
79.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
52.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
64.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
66.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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