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?
- 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.
|#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?
Contact details for Carthage are given below.
|Address:||2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, WI 53140-1994|
How Do I Get Into Carthage?
You can apply to Carthage online at: www.carthage.edu/admissions/apply/
Admission Requirements for Carthage
|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|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Carthage?
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.
Can I Afford Carthage College?
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
There are also 104 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,548 full-time undergraduates at Carthage, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Carthage College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||138|
|Hispanic or Latino||359|
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.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Richie Diesterheft under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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