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5 Essential Carthage College Facts

Carthage College-Private

Kenosha, Wisconsin (Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI CSA)
3,961 (2,516 undergraduates)
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Admission Test Scores: considered but not required
Students submitting scores
SAT: 20%
ACT: 39%


SAT Math: 600
ACT: 27
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Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes

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3. Carthage College COMMON DATA SET-not posted

(Sources: Big Future, College Data)
Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 51%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 51%
Average Freshman GPA: 3.36
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 61%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 75%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $15,183
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NCAA D3, College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin

5. REASONS TO CONSIDER Carthage College:

Honors Program
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
January Term
A. W. Clausen Center for World Business
Institute of Paleontology
Institute of Astronomy
Center for Children’s Literature
Center for Faith and Spirituality
NASA Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium Headquarters
4-Year Graduation Guarantee
Aspire Career Program
Esports Arena
Alice Moody Chapin Arboretum
Midstates Science and Math Consortium member
Velocity Consulting student run

Credit Accepted:
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
CLEP Credit

Carnegie Classification:  Master’s Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Religious Affiliation:  Evangelical Lutheran Church

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