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Study at Carthage College

Carthage College is a private, liberal arts college located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States. It was established by German Lutherans in the year 1847. The college awards degrees with majors in more than 30 Course Topics. The college also offers a joint Executive MBA and Master of Social Work degree, which is awarded by Loyola University Chicago. Carthage College's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. The college is a member of the Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The teams are nicknamed the Red Men. The campus is home to a wide variety of student clubs and organizations. The Student Enrolment is impressive and includes a large number of international students.

Profile of Carthage CollegeCarthage College is found in Kenosha, WI. Kenosha is a medium-sized suburb. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Evangelical Lutheran Church identity. Carthage College is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at the school.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from Carthage College is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The school is known for its programs in music.

Carthage College Selectivity

Admission to Carthage College is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 470. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 480 and 610.

Carthage College has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 2, 778 in 2007 at the school.

Student Life
Carthage College has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Carthage College values student athletics, and belongs to the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin.

Carthage College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management111business management, accounting, marketing research, finance
Liberal Arts94English, Spanish language, history, political science, international economics, Romance languages and literature, sociology, geography, . . .
Education and Teaching80elementary school teaching, educational administration, school Counselling, English teaching, art education, reading teaching, science teaching, special Education
Law37legal assistant
Science37biology, chemistry, physics courses
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy32exercise science, athletic trainer
Security and Law Enforcement25criminal justice and administration
Media24communication studies, public relations, journalism
Therapy and Counselling20psychology
Family and Social Work18social work
Design15design and applied arts
Computer Science and Engineering10computer and info science
Conservation and Resource Management6environmental science
Drama and Performing Arts5drama
Fine Arts3fine arts
Religion and Philosophy3religion, philosophy
Contact: Carthage CollegeCarthage College

2001 Alford Park Dr

Kenosha, WI 53140-1994

General Phone: (262) 551-8500


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