Carthage College: Review & Facts

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Carthage College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,030 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1847 and is one of the 5 schools located in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Carthage College is affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
52
Carthage College will give you the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Carthage College follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and has 52 majors. The most popular concentrations are Communication and Journalism, Management, Business, Biology, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
73%
Carthage College student retention rate is fair at 73% (close to Wisconsin average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Carthage College is below average: 55%.

Student to faculty ratio at Carthage College is pretty good - 12:1. Read more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$33,000
Average tuition charges are extremely high, about $33,000 a year.

Read the details about Carthage College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
As reported in recent government data, 7,274 applications were submitted and 5,099 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Carthage College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D-
Carthage College provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Carthage College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Carthage College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,800 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Carthage College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Carthage College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Carthage College Location and Maps



Post Address: Carthage College, 2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-1994, USA
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