Carthage College

Is Carthage a Good School for the Money?

Carthage College Value Report

Is a Carthage degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within Wisconsin, Carthage Offers Good Quality for a High Price.

Below Average Wisconsin Value
Top 30% Wisconsin Quality

Carthage College is ranked #11 out of #39 in Wisconsin for quality and #26 out of #34 for Wisconsin value.

This makes it a good quality, but overpriced in the state.

State Value Ranking  26 out of 34
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  23.53 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Find out if Carthage offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Fair Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 30% National Quality

Carthage College is ranked #689 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Carthage College is a fair value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced appropriately based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  689 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  53.19 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
College of the Ozarks $58,001 A+
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania $103,179 A+
SUNY Polytechnic Institute $110,176 A
Wartburg College $111,714 A
Towson University $146,731 C+
Carthage College $148,170 C
Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg $162,672 D
Jacksonville University $166,285 D
Wagner College $168,287 D
Monmouth University $170,728 D

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $148,170 in Total

The Carthage time to graduate is about 4.1 years and will cost an estimated $36,139 per year. This brings the total cost to 148,170.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $36,139
Average Years to Graduate 4.1
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $148,170

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Carthage cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$142,762 In-State With Aid
$250,920 Avg Cost No Aid
4.1 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Carthage value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $250,920 #1,124 D-
All Students $148,170 #689 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $142,762 #875 C-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $250,920 #26 D-
All Students $148,170 #26 D-
Only Students Receiving Aid $142,762 #26 D-

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Wisconsin.

About 100% of Carthage students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Carthage financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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