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Get the facts about Carroll University. 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 Carroll University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Carroll University was awarded 17 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health and physical education.

Overall Quality

Carroll U is ranked #540 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Carroll U also holds the #12 spot on the Best Colleges in Wisconsin ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Carroll U?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Carroll University is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 71%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 3% of students accepted to Carroll U submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 595. Math scores were between 465 and 615.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Carroll University  ( 510 to 595 )

SAT Math Scores for Carroll University  ( 465 to 615 )
Carroll U received ACT scores from 96% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Carroll University  ( 21 to 26 )

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Carroll University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Carroll University is about average at 16 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

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Carroll University is 34%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  34 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Carroll University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Carroll University 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

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Carroll U for first-time, full-time students is 42%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  42 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Carroll University.

Average Overall Diversity at Carroll U

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,901 undergraduates at Carroll U with 2,690 being full-time and 211 being part-time.

Carroll U Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

Carroll U scored 41.10 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  41.10 out of 100
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How Much Does Carroll University Cost?

The overall average net price of Carroll U is $22,943. 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 Carroll U

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,572 $19,168 $21,118 $23,250 $25,436

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 Carroll U, 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 Carroll U, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $8,848 a year. That adds up to $35,392 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Carroll U is 1.2%. 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 Carroll U Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Carroll U make about $44,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Carroll U graduates since it is 11% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Carroll University make the most money.

Location of Carroll University

Located in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Carroll University is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Waukesha makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of Carroll University

Contact details for Carroll U are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 N East Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186
Phone: 262-547-1211

Carroll University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 57 majors graduated from Carroll University. Of these students, 707 received undergraduate degrees and 243 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
Health & Physical Education 108 $29,100
Nursing 91 $59,900
General Psychology 57 $33,400
Health & Medical Administrative Services 37 NA
Business Administration & Management 36 $40,800
General Biology 33 $34,300
Teacher Education Grade Specific 27 $39,200
Allied Health Professions 27 NA
Marketing 25 NA
Graphic Communications 20 $37,900

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

Online Learning at Carroll U

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 2017-2018, 256 students took at least one online class at Carroll University. This is an increase from the 206 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 256 3
2016-2017 206 5
2015-2016 198 6
2014-2015 206 24
2013-2014 417 47

Learn more about online learning at Carroll University.

Notes and References


*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.


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