Waukesha, WI 53186
Carroll University is one of the 33 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Wisconsin. Its campus is small in size and located in Waukesha. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 724 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 572 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 79%).
Every year 66% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Carroll University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $30,403, and fees were $741. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $30,403 and $741 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio16:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
Presbyterian Church (USA)
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
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 (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
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
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||975 to 1210|
|ACT||21 to 26|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|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|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$390/credit|
|In State Students||$390/credit|
|Out of State Students||$390/credit|
|In District Students||$592/credit|
|In State Students||$592/credit|
|Out of State Students||$592/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Carroll University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||26%||$893|
|State Grant & Scholarships||27%||$2,844|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||100%||$16,522|
|Federal Student Loans||71%||$5,610|
$23,492Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$18,057|
|$30,001 to $48,000$19,338|
|$48,001 to $75,000$20,753|
|$75,001 to $110,000$24,277|
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The purpose of this scholarship is to promote long term care nursing. Eligibility Criteria The applicant must be a Wisconsin resident. The applicant must have ...
Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who will pursue post-secondary education. Preference given to those entering the fields of fire science, EMT, nursing and ...
Applicants must be U.S. citizens. They must be full-time students enrolled in a medical school or nursing degree program at an accredited Wisconsin college or university. Rising undergraduate ...
Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who was an active participant in band or choir and will attend a four-year post-secondary institution with a major in music, ...
Selection is based upon academic performance and strength of college-level coursework.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.