Carroll University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,360
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$25,485
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.01%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
72.1%
4,728 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,283
91% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
67%
447 Graduates

About

Carroll University is a higher education institution located in Waukesha County, WI. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Carroll University were Kinesiology & Exercise Science (106 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (100 degrees), and General Psychology (44 degrees).

In 2022, 893 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Carroll University. 67.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (721 degrees), 12.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Carroll University is $35,360, which is $11,364 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Carroll University is $35,360, which is $11,364 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,485.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending Carroll University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$35,360
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Carroll University was $35,360. The cost of tuition at Carroll University is $11,364 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$25,485
2022 Value
5.97%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Carroll University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,485. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Carroll University grew by 5.97%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,414
Room and Board
$1,144
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Carroll University was of $9,414 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 6.61% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,144. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.351% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Carroll University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.08% with respect to 2021, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.01%
2019 Default Rate
9
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Carroll University was 1.01%, which represents 9 out of the 894 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Carroll University received 4,728 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 5.51% annual growth. Out of those 4,728 applicants, 3,411 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,283 students enrolled at Carroll University in 2022. 6% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Carroll University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,411
Accepted Out of 4,728

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Carroll University was 72.1% (3,411 admissions from 4,728 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 70.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 5.51%, while admissions grew by 7.98%..

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SAT Scores

6%
Submission Percentage (2022)
40
Scores Submitted (2022)

6% of enrolled first-time students at Carroll University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Carroll University had a total enrollment of 3,283 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Carroll University is 2,988 students and the part-time enrollment is 295. This means that 91% of students enrolled at Carroll University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Carroll University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.5% White, 9.87% Hispanic or Latino, 3.5% Asian, 3.05% Two or More Races, 2.31% Black or African American, 0.122% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0914% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Carroll University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (52.5%), followed by White Male (22.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.61%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.9%), followed by White Male (18.8%) and Asian Female (3.39%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Carroll University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,283 students. The full-time enrollment at Carroll University is 2,988 and the part-time enrollment is 295. This means that 91% of students enrolled at Carroll University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Carroll University was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Carroll University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,414 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    324 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    115 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Carroll University is 73.5% White, 9.87% Hispanic or Latino, 3.5% Asian, 3.05% Two or More Races, 2.31% Black or African American, 0.122% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0914% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 182 students (5.54%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 311 more women than men received degrees from Carroll University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Carroll University is white (721 degrees awarded). There were 12.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Carroll University is Kinesiology & Exercise Science (106 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (100 degrees) and General Psychology (44 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Carroll University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (119 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (10 degrees), and Biology (76 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Carroll University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,637,228 people), Registered nurses (1,516,999 people), Physicians (512,420 people), Secondary school teachers (506,170 people), and Education administrators (288,580 people).

The most specialized majors at Carroll University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (119 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (10 degrees), Biology (76 degrees), Education (121 degrees), and Health (288 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Carroll University are Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Carroll University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (119 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (10 degrees), Biology (76 degrees), Education (121 degrees), and Health (288 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Carroll University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,010,923 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,054,105 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (591,301 people), Offices of physicians (421,017 people), and Outpatient care centers (391,598 people).

The most specialized majors at Carroll University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (119 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (10 degrees), Biology (76 degrees), Education (121 degrees), and Health (288 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Carroll University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 106 degrees awarded
  2. 100 degrees awarded
  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Carroll University was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 106 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

291
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
602
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 291 degrees were awarded to men at Carroll University, which is 0.483 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (602).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Carroll University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.15 times more than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 87 degrees were awarded to men at Carroll University in Registered Nursing, which is 6.69 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
70%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 61% of students graduating from Carroll University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Carroll University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.447% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    721 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    59 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Carroll University is white (721 degrees awarded). There were 12.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

4.93% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    491 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    230 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Carroll University is white female (491 degrees awarded). There were 2.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (230 degrees).

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Operations

Carroll University has an endowment valued at nearly $81M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 5.31M (6.56%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Carroll University had a total salary expenditure of 88.8M. Carroll University employs 47 Assistant professors, 41 Lecturers and 41 Associate professors. Most academics at Carroll University are Female Assistant professor (32), Female Associate professor (28), and Female Lecturer (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carroll University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 55 employees, Management, with 54 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 52 employees.

Endowment

$81M
2022 Endowment
14.5%
decline from 2021

Carroll University has an endowment valued at about $81M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Carroll University declined 14.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $34.5M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$35.8M
2022 Salaries
2.03%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Carroll University paid a median of $35.8M in salaries, which represents 40.3% of their overall expenditure ($88.8M) and a 2.03% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.3M
Instructional Salaries
151
Number of Employees

In 2022, Carroll University paid a total of $12.3M to 151 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
47 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
55 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Carroll University were Assistant professor with 47 employees, Lecturer with 41 employees, and Associate professor with 41 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carroll University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 55 employees, Management with 54 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 52 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Carroll University was Female Assistant professor with 32 employees, Female Associate professor with 28 employees, and Female Lecturer with 26 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Carroll University.

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