Carthage College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,500
4.55% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$26,209
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.2%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
81.8%
8,112 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,667
94.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
64.7%
467 Graduates

About

Carthage College is a higher education institution located in Kenosha County, WI. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Carthage College were General Business Administration & Management (68 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (67 degrees), and Registered Nursing (59 degrees).

In 2022, 761 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Carthage College. 58% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (538 degrees), 5.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (97 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Carthage College is $34,500, which is $6,170 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Carthage College is $34,500, which is $6,170 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,209.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Carthage College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$34,500
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Carthage College was $34,500. The cost of tuition at Carthage College is $6,170 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$26,209
2022 Value
1.63%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Carthage College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,209. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Carthage College grew by 1.63%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,400
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Carthage College was of $12,400 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Carthage College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.13% with respect to 2021, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.2%
2019 Default Rate
17
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Carthage College was 2.2%, which represents 17 out of the 774 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Carthage College received 8,112 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 6.1% annual growth. Out of those 8,112 applicants, 6,638 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.8% acceptance rate.

There were 2,667 students enrolled at Carthage College in 2022. 20% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Carthage College has an overall enrollment yield of 11%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
6,638
Accepted Out of 8,112

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Carthage College was 81.8% (6,638 admissions from 8,112 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 75.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 6.1%, while admissions grew by 1.51%..

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SAT Scores

20%
Submission Percentage (2022)
150
Scores Submitted (2022)

20% of enrolled first-time students at Carthage College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Carthage College had a total enrollment of 2,667 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Carthage College is 2,532 students and the part-time enrollment is 135. This means that 94.9% of students enrolled at Carthage College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Carthage College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.5% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, 5.66% Black or African American, 3.6% Two or More Races, 2.59% Asian, 0.337% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0375% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Carthage College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.5%), followed by White Male (30.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.19%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (27.5%), followed by White Female (13.7%) and Black or African American Male (7.84%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Carthage College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,667 students. The full-time enrollment at Carthage College is 2,532 and the part-time enrollment is 135. This means that 94.9% of students enrolled at Carthage College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
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 Carthage College was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Carthage College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,801 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    402 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    151 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Carthage College is 67.5% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, 5.66% Black or African American, 3.6% Two or More Races, 2.59% Asian, 0.337% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0375% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% 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, 86 students (3.22%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 121 more women than men received degrees from Carthage College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Carthage College is white (538 degrees awarded). There were 5.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (97 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Carthage College is General Business Administration & Management (68 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (67 degrees) and Registered Nursing (59 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Carthage College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (43 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (23 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (14 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Carthage College are Other managers (216,461 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (212,866 people), Postsecondary teachers (194,444 people), Secondary school teachers (158,507 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (145,189 people).

The most specialized majors at Carthage College in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (43 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (23 degrees), Language & Linguistics (14 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (56 degrees), and History (11 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Carthage College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Carthage College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (43 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (23 degrees), Language & Linguistics (14 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (56 degrees), and History (11 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 Carthage College are Elementary & secondary schools (512,548 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (400,264 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (209,419 people), Computer Systems Design (183,682 people), and Legal services (123,286 people).

The most specialized majors at Carthage College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (43 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (23 degrees), Language & Linguistics (14 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (56 degrees), and History (11 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 Carthage College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 68 degrees awarded
  2. 67 degrees awarded
  3. 59 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Carthage College was General Business Administration & Management with 68 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

320
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
441
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 320 degrees were awarded to men at Carthage College, which is 0.726 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (441).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Carthage College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.61 times more than the 28 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 54 degrees were awarded to men at Carthage College in Registered Nursing, which is 10.8 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%
100% Completion Time
62%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 55% of students graduating from Carthage College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (76.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Carthage College is Female and White (76.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 7.28% of graduates (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    538 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    97 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Carthage College is white (538 degrees awarded). There were 5.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (97 degrees).

4.07% of degree recipients (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    320 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    218 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Carthage College is white female (320 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (218 degrees).

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Operations

Carthage College has an endowment valued at nearly $136M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−23.7%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Carthage College had a total salary expenditure of 81.4M. Carthage College employs 58 Assistant professors, 49 Associate professors and 39 Professors. Most academics at Carthage College are Female Assistant professor (35), Male Professor (30), and Female Associate professor (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carthage College are: Management, with 55 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 55 employees, and Service with 31 employees.

Endowment

$136M
2022 Endowment
17.1%
decline from 2021

Carthage College has an endowment valued at about $136M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Carthage College declined 17.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $86.9M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$28.1M
2022 Salaries
1.1%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Carthage College paid a median of $28.1M in salaries, which represents 34.5% of their overall expenditure ($81.4M) and a 1.1% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.2M
Instructional Salaries
146
Number of Employees

In 2022, Carthage College paid a total of $11.2M to 146 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
58 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
55 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Carthage College were Assistant professor with 58 employees, Associate professor with 49 employees, and Professor with 39 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carthage College were Management with 55 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 55 employees, and Service with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Carthage College was Female Assistant professor with 35 employees, Male Professor with 30 employees, and Female Associate professor with 25 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Carthage College.

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