Carroll University is one of the thirty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in an urban area, in Waukesha.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,452 students attend the school. 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 the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Carroll University's in-state tuition for the 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|
|Number of Students3,452|
|Student to Faculty Ratio16:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
Presbyterian Church (USA)
|On Campus HousingYes|
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
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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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.