Carroll

Carroll University

100 N East Ave, Waukesha, United States
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Overview of Carroll University (Carroll)

About this school

Carroll University (formerly Carroll College) is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college founded in 1846. Its 45-acre campus is located in Waukesha, 15 miles from Milwaukee. The campus includes several 19th- and early 20th-century buildings, the oldest dating from 1885.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,981
    • Men:1,059 (35.5%)
    • Women:1,922 (64.5%)

Location

Admission Information (Carroll)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Carroll University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
3
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
Recommended
July 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
100 North East Avenue
City, State, Zip
Waukesha, WI  53186-5593
Phone
(262) 524-7220
Fax
(262) 524-7139
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
August 20
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
71% of 3,688 applicants were admitted
Women
75% of 2,261 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 1,427 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
812 (31%) of 2,612 admitted students enrolled
Women
514 (30%) of 1,690 admitted students enrolled
Men
298 (32%) of 922 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
44%
• Score 18 - 23
46%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Carroll)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $31,918 (70.36596119929453%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,896 (21.81657848324515%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,098 (2.4206349206349205%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,448 (5.396825396825397%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Carroll University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003838
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
672 (93.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
581 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
581 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
214 (36.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
88%
Average Award
$25,791
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 581 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,059
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 435 (74.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,502
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 91 (15.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
136 (19.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,568

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,485 (90.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,154 (86.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,154 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
716 (33.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$24,794
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,154 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,049
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,666 (77.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,200
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 331 (15.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
589 (21.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,362

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,802
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Junior Miss, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,247

Academics & Instruction (Carroll)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


135

Part-Time Faculty


266

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


25%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 36% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 62% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
400
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Carroll University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.2%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


52.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


64.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


66.0%

Programs & Majors (Carroll)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (77)


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Animal Behavior and Ethology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Applied Mathematics, Other
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Graphic Communications, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Printing Management
  • Psychology Teacher Education
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Small Business Administration/Management
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Writing, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Parks and recreation, Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


Engineering, pharmacy with Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Software Engineering, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Physical Therapy

Master's Programs of Study (5)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Software Engineering

Campus Life (Carroll)

Location & Geography

Population


71,016

Nearest Metropolitan Area


136 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Milwaukee

Weather


Temperature
11.6 average low in January, 74.9 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
20 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Waukesha
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


59% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


36%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pioneers
School Colors
Orange and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cheerleading, football, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Carroll University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national sororities, college activities board, student senate, black student union, intervarsity christian fellowship, latin american student organization

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,736

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,981
Women
1,922
Men
1,059

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 4.0% Asian
  • 1.6% Black/African-American
  • 7.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 81.7% White
  • 1.7% Unknown

International Students


2.9% from 38 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


470

Student Resources (Carroll)

Study resources