Carroll University

Carroll University is a pioneer - Wisconsins very first four-year institution of higher learning. From 1846 forward, we have been committed to helping generations of students discover their unique place in the world.Today, Carroll is a premier private, co-ed comprehensive university, with more than 2,700 full-time undergraduate students and more than 80 areas of study. U.S. News and World Report recognizes Carroll in its ranking of best colleges in the U.S. At Carroll, dedicated teachers provide every student with a personalized learning experience. Our historic campus, just minutes from Milwaukee and 100 miles from Chicago, ensures a vibrant cultural scene and endless opportunities for internships, clinical placements and employment.The student population is two thirds female, representing 33 states and 31 countries. Students at Carroll participate in more than 55 interest-based organizations, arts programs, and intramural and recreation programs. Greek Life includes three sororities and two fraternities, and Carroll has 22 athletic teams that belong to the NCAA Division IIIs College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW).The University has a 55,000-square-foot Center for Graduate Studies just three miles east of the main campus, offering eight graduate degree programs.School Mission Carroll University provides a superior education, rooted in its Presbyterian and liberal arts heritage, and draws upon its Christian tradition to prepare all students for vocational success, lifelong learning and service in a diverse and global society. Unique QualitiesThe pioneer spirit is strong at Carroll, Wisconsins first institution of higher education. And true to our heritage as pioneers, were tirelessly innovating and improving. A new $24-million, state-of-the-art science center opened in 2016, on the heels of a multi-million dollar renovation of Carrolls athletic field house. And weve added three new apartment-style residence halls in the past several years. At Carroll, Pioneers achieve success. Our curriculum encourages growth in international and cultural awareness, social responsibility, moral sensitivity and spiritual reflection. Creative expression and critical thinking are nurtured and celebrated here. Students at Carroll are poised for success, with individualized attention from the day they arrive on campus, to the day they embark on their careers. Class sizes are kept small and all are taught by teachers - no teaching assistants are used. The Cross-Cultural Experience (CCE), at the heart of Carrolls Pioneer Core curriculum, examines the place of culture in modern life and provides students the opportunity to experience firsthand another society, through domestic or international travel and study. In addition to semester and year-long study abroad opportunities, Carroll students may select from a variety of courses that explore aspects of other cultures. All told, Carroll students have hundreds of cross-cultural program options available to them. At Carroll, we make education affordable to everyone. In fact, providing an affordable quality college experience is important to the University. Financial aid is awarded to 98 percent of our students and we offer four-year plans for all majors as well as the Carroll3, a three-year path to a degree in select programs. Students seeking more challenging academic experiences can participate in the Honors Program. The Pioneer Scholars Program offers undergraduates a paid opportunity to participate in one-on-one research with a faculty member.Discover Carroll!

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Private, Coed 1846 Presbyterian Semester $52.0 million 100 N. East Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186 (800) 227-7655
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59 100.0 Wisconsin Waukesha 160