|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Evangelical Lutheran Church|
|Students with disability||12%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,742 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Carthage College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,640 applications and 4,630 students were granted admission. Carthage College is at the #68 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In Fall 2016, 94% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 5% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||920 to 1140|
|ACT||21 to 27|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Carthage College's tuition was $40,265 for all students regardless of residency (50.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Carthage College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 27% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,110 (which is 6.6% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Carthage College in 2016-2017, was 586, which is 78% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,191 (which is 5% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Carthage College has enrolled a total of 2,930 students (2,675 students full-time and 255 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,930 students, 81 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 2,818 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 112 for graduates studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%
Black/African American: 5%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Carthage College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||24%||138|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||7%||38|
|Visual And Performing Arts||4%||24|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||4%||20|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||20|
|Mathematics And Statistics||1%||8|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Carthage College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Carthage College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,500. Last year, out of the total 1,046 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,004 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,127 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,037 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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