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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?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$20,823 Avg Cost After Aid
76% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at Carthage is 2%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Carthage.
  • In <nil>, 49% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Carthage bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $56,427 a year. That's about 38% more than their peers at other schools.
  • The average Carthage student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Carthage College?


Contact details for Carthage are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, WI 53140-1994
Phone: 262-551-8500

How Do I Get Into Carthage?

You can apply to Carthage online at:

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 Considered but not required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Carthage?

76% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
20% Submit SAT Scores
Carthage has an acceptance rate of 76%, 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 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 80%.

Average Test Scores

About 20% 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 500 and 600. Math scores were between 480 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Carthage College  ( 500 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for Carthage College  ( 480 to 600 )
Carthage received ACT scores from 39% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 27. Math scores were between 19 and 27. Composite scores were between 20 and 27.

ACT English Scores for Carthage College  ( 20 to 27 )
ACT Math Scores for Carthage College  ( 19 to 27 )
ACT Composite Scores for Carthage College  ( 20 to 27 )

Can I Afford Carthage College?

$20,823 Net Price
72% Take Out Loans
2.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Carthage is $20,823. 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Carthage, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $8,781 a year. That adds up to $35,124 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Carthage is 2.1%. 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.

Carthage College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,563 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,635 undergraduate students at Carthage, with 2,563 being full-time and 72 being part-time.


There are also 111 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,563 full-time undergraduates at Carthage, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 54
Black or African American 142
Hispanic or Latino 389
White 1,779
International Students 20
Other Races/Ethnicities 179

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.

Online Learning at Carthage College

13 Took All Classes Online
228 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2020-2021, 228 students took at least one online class at the school.

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



*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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