Carroll University

100 N East Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186
Tel: (262)547-1211
Private not-for-profit | 3,571 students
As Wisconsin’s oldest institution of higher education, Carroll combines the best of a rich heritage with state-of-the-art technology and a vibrant academic experience. Carroll exemplifies the very best traditions of a small college with a wide-ranging curriculum grounded in the liberal arts. Creative thought and expression abound. Carroll is a place that nurtures critical thinking.

School Overview:

Carroll University
CountyWaukesha County, WI
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
121 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment3,571 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,955 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
616 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
3,233 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
338 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
2%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
5%3%
% Black
1%6%
% White
90%84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$26,475$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$26,475$24,744
 
Tuition$21,410
Percent Admitted78%64%
ACT English (25-75%)21-2619-25
ACT Math (25-75%)20-2618-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)21-2620-25

School Notes:

  • Carroll College, often called Wisconsin’s pioneer college, is the oldest college in the state. In 1841, settlers living in the Wisconsin Territory community of Prairieville established the academy that five years later would become Carroll College. Soon after its founding, Carroll affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and adopted the motto, "Christo et Litteris," which means "for Christ and Learning." Carroll was chartered by the Wisconsin Territorial Legislature on Jan. 31, 1846, two years before Wisconsin became a state.
  • Carroll College’s educational philosophy is sustained by the four pillars of integrated knowledge, gateway experiences, lifelong skills and enduring values. These pillars undergrid all that we do at Carroll. They support the Carroll experience and our vision for Carroll students to achieve a lifetime of potential.
  • Carroll College provides 43 academic majors, 16:1 of student faculty ratio, average class size of 20. The major Undergraduate degrees offered in Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Bachelor of Music Education. Graduate degrees offered in Master of Education, Master of Physical Therapy, Master of Software engineering, and Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
  • Situated on 50 acres in one of Wisconsin’s fastest growing communities, Carroll is only minutes away from the energy of Milwaukee, and the beauty and serenity of Wisconsin’s coveted Kettle Moraine wilderness area. Our beautiful campus includes historic buildings with modern amenities.
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