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Carroll University
Waukesha, WI
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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 3,139
   Women 2,066 (65.8%)
   Men 1,073 (34.2%)
Graduate Students 246
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 79% of 2,512 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.30
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $43,132
  Tuition and Fees $30,388
  Room and Board $9,264
Average Percent of Need Met 88%
Average Freshman Award $23,612
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 127
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Waukesha Population 71,016
Nearest Metropolitan Area Milwaukee
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 86% of freshmen, 52% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Pioneers
Sororities 11% of women participate
Fraternities 10% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. Not reported
International Students Not reported
First-Year Students Returning 74.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 40.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported