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Carthage College
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  • 4 Year
  • KENOSHA, WI

Report Card

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

About

2001 ALFORD PARK DR
KENOSHA, WI 53140
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
From Carthage College

Founded in 1847, Carthage is located on the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Widely recognized for excellence, Carthage provides students with rare access to opportunities and facilities that cultivate the dynamic skills they need for life in a changing world.

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Carthage College Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
68%
SAT Range
1000-1220
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$28,165 / 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
$29,223 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 65 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 78 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 78 responses

Majors

4 Year Graduation Guarantee

Choosing a college that’s right for you means asking yourself big questions. Whether or not you can graduate in four years shouldn’t be one of them. That’s why we guarantee that all students who enter Carthage as freshmen will graduate in four years.

Online

Online Programs Offered
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
    1%
  • On Campus
    99%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,548 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
90
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
29%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Fairly Focused
    34%
  • Focused, with a variety of extracurriculars
    34%
  • Hard working
    19%
  • Outgoing
    6%
  • Spoiled/Sheltered in highschool
    4%
  • Lazy and Arrogant
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
85%
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 92 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 101 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Close-knit
    24%
  • Small but open in its engagement with communities
    24%
  • Small
    22%
  • Camp Carthage
    16%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • A nice experience
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 36 responses

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