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Carthage College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Carthage College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Carthage College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Carthage College was awarded 97 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other health and physical education/fitness.

Overall Quality

Carthage is ranked #724 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Carthage is also ranked #24 out of 52 schools in Wisconsin.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Carthage?

Acceptance Rate

Carthage College has an acceptance rate of 77%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 44% of students accepted to Carthage submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 610. Math scores were between 500 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Carthage College  ( 500 to 610 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Carthage College  ( 500 to 620 )
200
800
Carthage received ACT scores from 67% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for Carthage College  ( 20 to 27 )
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36

Learn more about Carthage College admissions.

Carthage College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Carthage College is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Carthage College is 55%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  55 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Carthage College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Carthage College has a freshmen retention rate of 79%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100
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100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Carthage for first-time, full-time students is 59%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  59 out of 100
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100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Carthage College.

Carthage College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,637 undergraduates at Carthage with 2,554 being full-time and 83 being part-time.

How Much Does Carthage College Cost?

The overall average net price of Carthage is $28,191. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Carthage

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$24,480 $25,052 $26,046 $28,335 $30,554

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Carthage, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Carthage, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $9,245 a year. That adds up to $36,980 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Carthage is 4.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Carthage Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Carthage with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $44,700 in their early years. That's great news for Carthage students since it is 12% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of Carthage College

Carthage College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Kenosha is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Contact details for Carthage are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, WI 53140-1994
Phone: 262-551-8500
Website: www.carthage.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carthagecollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/carthagecollege

Carthage College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 50 majors graduated from Carthage College. Of these students, 782 received undergraduate degrees and 32 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 70 $47,455
Marketing 65 $44,102
Finance & Financial Management 44 $54,359
Nursing 43 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 41 $39,618
General Biology 41 $28,598
Health & Physical Education 36 $34,847
General Psychology 27 $29,685
Accounting 26 $56,234
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 25 $32,569

Learn more about the majors offered at Carthage College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Carthage

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 2,142 students took at least one online class at Carthage College. This is an increase from the 19 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,142 214
2018-2019 19 1
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

Learn more about online learning at Carthage College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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