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Waukesha, Wisconsin

Carroll University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Carroll University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
68.6%
Admission Difficulty for Carroll University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Carroll University and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,587 out of 3,769 applicants were admitted making Carroll University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent. Carroll University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Carroll University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
15%
SAT Scores for Carroll University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Carroll University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1140

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Carroll University?

Carroll University typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Wisconsin for highest average SAT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Carroll University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >79%
1140 to 1230 Avg + 69%-79%
1050 to 1140 Avg - 57%-69%
960 to 1050 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 960 Low <44%
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Carroll University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
83%
ACT Scores for Carroll University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Carroll University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Carroll University?

Admission data indicates that Carroll University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #10 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 83 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Carroll University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Carroll University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >81%
23 to 26 Avg + 69%-81%
21 to 23 Avg - 59%-69%
19 to 21 Reach 49%-59%
Less than 19 Low <49%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Carroll University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Carroll University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #20 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Carroll University accepts 69% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Carroll University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,482 1,287 3,769
Accepted 1,745 842 2,587
Acceptance Rate 70% 65% 69%
Enrolled 492 227 719
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 27% 28%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Carroll University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Carroll University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Carroll University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=238458 IPEDS survey data for Carroll University.

Frequently Asked Questions

15% of students submit their SAT scores to Carroll University. 83% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

69% of those who apply are granted admission to Carroll University. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1230. 15% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 83% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.