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Carthage College Overview

Carthage College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The suburban atmosphere of Kenosha makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is Carthage College Known For?

734 Undergraduate Awards
$36,139 Avg Cost After Aid
68% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Carthage is the master's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 53% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Carthage bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,700 a year. That's about 10% more than their peers at other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from Carthage to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Carthage has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#8 Highest Paid Public Relations & Advertising Graduates College Factual
#82 Highest Paid General Biology Graduates College Factual
#90 Highest Paid Biological & Biomedical Sciences Graduates College Factual

Where Is Carthage College?

Location of Carthage College

Contact details for Carthage are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, WI 53140-1994
Phone: 262-551-8500
Website: www.carthage.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carthagecollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/carthagecollege

How Do I Get Into Carthage?

You can apply to Carthage online at: www.carthage.edu/admissions/apply/

Admission Requirements for Carthage

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Carthage?

68% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
8% Submit SAT Scores
Carthage has an acceptance rate of 68%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 68%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.

Average Test Scores

About 8% of students accepted to Carthage submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 650. Math scores were between 510 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Carthage College  ( 530 to 650 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Carthage College  ( 510 to 650 )
200
800
Carthage received ACT scores from 98% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 27. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 27.

ACT English Scores for Carthage College  ( 21 to 27 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Carthage College  ( 19 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Carthage College  ( 21 to 27 )
1
36

Can I Afford Carthage College?

$36,139 Net Price
79% Take Out Loans
6.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Carthage is $36,139. 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 Carthage, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $8,705 a year. That adds up to $34,820 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Carthage is 6.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Carthage College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,548 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,638 undergraduate students at Carthage, with 2,548 being full-time and 90 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Carthage

There are also 104 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,548 full-time undergraduates at Carthage, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Carthage

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Carthage College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Carthage Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 55
Black or African American 138
Hispanic or Latino 359
White 1,761
International Students 33
Other Races/Ethnicities 202

Geographic Diversity

Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at Carthage College. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 21 countries are represented at Carthage. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Kenya, and Japan.

Carthage College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 63 14 77
Marketing 71 0 71
General Psychology 42 0 42
Finance & Financial Management 35 0 35
Communication & Media Studies 35 0 35
General Biology 34 0 34
Teacher Education Grade Specific 31 0 31
Health & Physical Education 30 0 30
Educational Administration 0 29 29
Criminal Justice & Corrections 29 0 29
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 26 0 26
General English Literature 26 0 26
Social Work 25 0 25
Accounting 21 0 21
Computer Information Systems 21 0 21
Natural Resources Conservation 21 0 21
Mathematics 19 0 19
Design & Applied Arts 18 0 18
Economics 16 0 16
Public Relations & Advertising 13 0 13
Nursing 13 0 13
Geography & Cartography 13 0 13
Political Science & Government 13 0 13
Special Education 12 0 12
Chemistry 11 0 11
Fine & Studio Arts 11 0 11
Allied Health Professions 10 0 10
Physics 10 0 10
Drama & Theater Arts 10 0 10
History 9 0 9
Sociology 9 0 9
Music 8 1 9
Student Counseling 0 5 5
East Asian Languages 4 0 4
Germanic Languages 4 0 4
Romance Languages 4 0 4
Religious Studies 4 0 4
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2 1 3
Classical Languages & Literature 3 0 3
Philosophy 3 0 3
General Social Sciences 2 0 2
General Business/Commerce 1 0 1
General Education 0 1 1
Ethnic Studies 1 0 1
Liberal Arts General Studies 1 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0
Area Studies 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0
TOTAL 734 51 785

References

*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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