2001 Alford Park Drive Kenosha, WI 53140 232-551-6000
http://www.carthage.edu admissions@carthage.edu
About Carthage College
  • Year of Foundation 1847
  • Size of Campus 95 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 2,594
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 70%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $25,000
  • Room and Board $7,000
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 2,456
A four-year private college of the arts and sciences. Top 20 percent of National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S.News & World Report (2012). A Best Midwestern College, The Princeton Review (2012). Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and welcomes students of all faiths. Full-time enrollment stands at a record level of 2,500 students. Total enrollment is 3,400 students Majors, minors and concentrations in more than 50 areas of study. Professors, not teaching assistants, teach all classes. Student-faculty ratio of 14:1. More than 90 percent of Carthage professors hold doctoral or appropriate terminal degrees from the world's top graduate schools. Average class size is just 17 students. 95 percent of Carthage graduates earn their degrees in four years.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Christmas Festival, Music Concerts, Merely Players (improv troupe), WOW Events(ie. - Dave Matthews, John Mayar, Bob Dylan, O. A. R. , etc. ), Greek Week
  • Number of students in fraternities 8
  • Percent students who are frat members 22%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Mu Gamma, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Business Honor Society, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Honors Council, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Epsilon, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau De
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 6
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Campus Ministries, Catholic Fellowship Group, Christian Ministry Council, CUMBYA Ministries, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Carthage Assisting Ministers Program, Lutheran Stud
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 25%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, United Women of Color, International Friendship Society, Latinos Unidos
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 8
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Distance to nearest train Kenosha Chicago Metra service,/Amtrak(Sturtevant) (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Wisconsin Coach in front of campus (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago's O' Hare International (55), Milwaukee's Mitchell Field (36)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 2%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 7%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of students using college housing 70%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (61%), women's dorms (17%), men's dorms (2%), sorority housing (6%), fraternity housing (4%), apartment for single students (2%), special housing for disabled students (1%), other housing options (7%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 90%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 96%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 125,488
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,487
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art, planetarium, undergraduate science research lab, graphic design lab, greenhouse, computer/math research lab, physics research lab, ScienceWorks lab, A.W. Clausen Center Boardroom
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 425
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library Facilities Center for Children's Literature; Staubitz Archive
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Microforms 7,149
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Highest Amount Earn Per Year From On Campus Job
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Snap-On ToolsS.C. JohnsonKenosha Unified School DistrictAbbott Laboratories
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 83%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,200
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Marquette University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 52%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Marquette University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
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