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Campus & Student Life at Carroll University

Home to about 2,957 undergraduates in 2020, Carroll U is a small, private university located in Waukesha, Wisconsin. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Carroll U offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Carroll U can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Carroll U Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Carroll University is Affiliated With the Presbyterian Church (USA) Faith.

Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Presbyterian Church (USA) faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Presbyterian Church (USA) Colleges and Universities.

Carroll U Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 8.0% of the student population at Carroll U. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Carroll U Disability Services.

Carroll U for the Military

While not a "service academy", Carroll U does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information, check out our Carroll U for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Carroll University

Carroll U offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Carroll University

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Carroll University

Carroll U has a comparatively small, student body. There were 2,957 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 2,783 (94.1%). Part-time attendance was 174 (5.9%).


Carroll University is Ranked #2,197 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Carroll U is less diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Carroll U #2197 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Carroll University

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Carroll U by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Carroll U Diversity Guide.

Carroll University Competes in the NCAA

Carroll U has a total of 553 student athletes, 330 men and 223 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$2,001,147
Total Expenses (all teams)$1,906,942

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Carroll University Athletics

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