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  • <div class="text-with-stat__stat"><div class="text-with-stat__stat-inner"><strong class="text-with-stat__stat-number">12+</strong><span class="text-with-stat__stat-text"><p> years conducting research for NASA.</p></span></div></div>
  • <div class="text-with-stat__stat"><div class="text-with-stat__stat-inner"><strong class="text-with-stat__stat-number">17</strong><span class="text-with-stat__stat-text"><p> students in an average class</p></span></div></div>
  • <div class="text-with-stat__stat"><div class="text-with-stat__stat-inner"><strong class="text-with-stat__stat-number">96%</strong><span class="text-with-stat__stat-text"><p> medical school acceptance rate among Carthage pre-health students.</p></span></div></div>

Carthage College blends the best liberal arts traditions with desirable degree programs, personal attention from distinguished faculty, and a focus on career development, so you graduate ready to succeed in a complex and changing world.

Undergraduate students choose from more than 50 subject areas, including high-demand fields like nursing, engineering science, and urban education. Carthage also offers master’s degree programs in business, sports management, music, and athletic training.

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  • <div class="page-widget page-widget--callout"><div class="callout callout--image"><div class="callout__image"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/79/width/1010/height/556/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/626_15_SAfrica_JTerm_JH_1169.rev.1642439426.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/79/width/1010/height/556/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/626_15_SAfrica_JTerm_JH_1169.rev.1642439426.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/79/width/1010/height/556/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/626_15_SAfrica_JTerm_JH_1169.rev.1642439426.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/79/width/1010/height/556/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/626_15_SAfrica_JTerm_JH_1169.rev.1642439426.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/79/width/1010/height/556/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/626_15_SAfrica_JTerm_JH_1169.rev.1642439426.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/79/width/1010/height/556/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/626_15_SAfrica_JTerm_JH_1169.rev.1642439426.JPG" alt="Students take in the scenery during a J-Term study tour in South Africa." width="1010" height="556" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/79/width/1010/height/556/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/626_15_SAfrica_JTerm_JH_1169.rev.1642439426.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/79/width/1010/height/556/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/626_15_SAfrica_JTerm_JH_1169.rev.1642439426.JPG 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2133"/> </picture> </div><div class="callout__content"><h2 class="callout__title"> Find Yourself in the World </h2><div class="callout__body"><p> Spending time in another country frames classroom discussions in a blindingly new light. Carthage is consistently ranked in the Top 5 nationally for student participation in short-term study abroad. January study tours are just one way your learning is hands-on.</p><p><a href="/academics/experiential-learning/">Experiential Learning at Carthage</a></p><p><a href="/academics/study-abroad/">Study Abroad</a></p></div></div></div></div>

 

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At Carthage College, education is a team sport, and you’ll find a support system many layers deep. Your professors will know your name, help you find your strengths, push you to explore new paths, and guide you toward fulfilling your greatest potential. A team of advisors will help you shape both your academic and career plans. Peer mentors, tutors, residence hall staff, and other advocates will help you navigate your way. 

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