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Carroll University Overview

Carroll University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Carroll University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$30,460 Avg Cost After Aid
70% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Carroll U have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Carroll U.
  • In <nil>, 40% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Carroll U makes roughly $52,782 a year. This is 29% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from Carroll U to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Carroll University?


Contact details for Carroll U are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 N East Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186
Phone: 262-547-1211

How Do I Get Into Carroll U?

You can apply to Carroll U online at:

Admission Requirements for Carroll U

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Carroll U?

70% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
5% Submit SAT Scores
Carroll U has an acceptance rate of 70%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 64%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.

Average Test Scores

About 5% of students accepted to Carroll U submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 640. Math scores were between 530 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Carroll University  ( 540 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for Carroll University  ( 530 to 650 )
Carroll U received ACT scores from 40% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 26. Math scores were between 21 and 26. Composite scores were between 22 and 27.

ACT English Scores for Carroll University  ( 21 to 26 )
ACT Math Scores for Carroll University  ( 21 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Carroll University  ( 22 to 27 )

Can I Afford Carroll University?

$30,460 Net Price
67% Take Out Loans
1.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Carroll U is $30,460. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Carroll U, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $8,067 a year. That adds up to $32,268 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Carroll U is 1.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Carroll University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,702 Full-Time Undergraduates
70% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,884 undergraduate students at Carroll U, with 2,702 being full-time and 182 being part-time.


There are also 513 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,702 full-time undergraduates at Carroll U, 30% are male and 70% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Carroll University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 94
Black or African American 59
Hispanic or Latino 266
White 2,084
International Students 42
Other Races/Ethnicities 157

Geographic Diversity

Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at Carroll University. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 35 countries are represented at Carroll U. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, China, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Carroll University

72 Took All Classes Online
894 Took At Least One Class Online
60.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 894 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Carroll U has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Carroll U

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Carroll University was 60.8%. This is the #585 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Carroll U regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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