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 is ranked #916 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list.
Out of the 46 colleges in Wisconsin, Carthage is ranked at #33.
The acceptance rate at Carthage College is 76%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Carthage is a good fit for you.
About 20% 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 600. Math scores were between 480 and 600.
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.
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 53%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
Carthage College has a freshmen retention rate of 73%. 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.
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%.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,637 undergraduates at Carthage with 2,554 being full-time and 83 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
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.
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 72% of students took out student loans averaging $8,781 a year. That adds up to $35,124 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Carthage is 4.6%. 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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|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||52||$46,987|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||25||$41,647|
|Finance & Financial Management||24||$51,296|
|Neurobiology & Neurosciences||23||$31,855|
|Communication & Media Studies||22||$36,255|
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 2020-2021, 228 students took at least one online class at Carthage College. This is a decrease from the 2,142 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
*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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