Carthage College (Carthage)

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Carthage can be found in Kenosha, WI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About three thousand students are enrolled at Carthage.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to Carthage. A score within the range of 1010 to 1180 on the SAT exam, or 21 to 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Carthage average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.45 for accepted students. About 70 percent of all students which applied were accepted at Carthage College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 14 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Carthage Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Carthage College was reported as 70.2% in Fall 2013 with over 7,170 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Carthage ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • Carthage Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Carthage College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Carthage is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Carthage has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 74.9%
  • 2010-2011: 69.4%
  • 2011-2012: 69.5%
  • 2012-2013: 70.1%
  • 2013-2014: 70.2%
  • Projected Carthage Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 70.3%

How Does Carthage Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Carthage College is twenty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Wisconsin-Parkside75.5%
Lake Forest College57.3%
Alverno College78.9%
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design61.2%
Milwaukee School of Engineering68.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Carthage (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math21 - 27
Composite Score21 - 27
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