Carroll University

Waukesha, WI 53186

Carroll University is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Waukesha, Wisconsin. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 3463 and 2478 students were accepted.

Carroll University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $29,662 and fees $726. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $29,662 and $726 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. RN to BSN
  2. ADN
  3. BSN

    The Carroll University Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The Four year BSN program offers students a rigorous curriculum consisting of theoretical and practical instruction preparing students for the National Licensure Examination. 

    Admission into the program can be either through direct or delayed admission options.

    Some of these requirments are:

    for Direct Admission:

    • High School Diploma
    • ACT score of 21 or high school cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher

    For Delayed Admission:

    • Submission of application into the program
    • Transcripts from high school
    • Transcripts for all college level course work (cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher)
    • Personal statement

    The program changes admission and progression standards on the basis of regulatory licensing or certification. Admission review is conducted by a selection committee and the Office of Admission will notify applicants as to the final decision reached on their application.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 63

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Carroll University

Wisconsin Lutheran College
10.6 miles away
Alverno College
13.33 miles away
Marquette University
15.33 miles away
Milwaukee School of Engineering
16.41 miles away
Columbia College of Nursing
16.93 miles away
Cardinal Stritch University
18.59 miles away
Concordia University-Wisconsin
23.3 miles away
Maranatha Baptist University
28.77 miles away
Marian University
54.22 miles away
Edgewood College
60.38 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1913 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/29/2005 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading485 to 593
SAT: Math455 to 565
ACT Composite21 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$19,562
30k to 48k$20,445
48k to 75k$21,531
75k to 110k$24,637
Over 110k$26,508
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $381.00 $381.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $585.00 $585.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Carroll University
100 N East Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186

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