Carroll University

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Carroll University can be found in Waukesha, WI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About 3,700 students are enrolled at Carroll University.

Many students at Carroll University scored between 21 (25th percentile) to 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT exam. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Carroll University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.38. This school has an acceptance rate of around 81% with 30% of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Carroll University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Carroll University was reported as 81.1% in Fall 2013 with over 2,870 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

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Carroll University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Carroll University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Carroll University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 69.2%
  • 2010-2011: 79.5%
  • 2011-2012: 81.1%
  • 2012-2013: 78.2%
  • 2013-2014: 81.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 79.3%

How Does Carroll University Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Carroll University is forty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wisconsin Lutheran College63.6%
Mount Mary College54.0%
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
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 Carroll University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 26
Math21 - 26
Composite Score21 - 26
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