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Carroll University
  • 4 Year
  • WAUKESHA, WI

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Carroll U is a private, Christian university located in Waukesha, Wisconsin in the Milwaukee Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,702 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Carroll U acceptance rate is 70%. Popular majors include Nursing, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, and Psychology. Graduating 67% of students, Carroll U alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,600.

About

100 N EAST AVE
WAUKESHA, WI 53186
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin

Carroll University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Carroll U Admissions

Acceptance Rate
70%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1070-1290
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$24,050 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,168 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 65 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 84 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 84 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    26%
  • On Campus
    74%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,702 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
182
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 60 responses
  • Focused but able to enjoy themselves
    53%
  • Depends on major
    22%
  • Focused
    12%
  • Stressed
    8%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Wanting to have fun, not study
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
77%
Poll
52%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 90 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 112 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 61 responses
  • Small, Almost Everyone Knows Everyone
    44%
  • Small, but big enough not to know everyone
    30%
  • Not too big, not too small
    20%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Underperforming
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 40 responses

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