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See why you belong at Carthage.

When it comes to college, everyone’s wish list is different. Maybe you want a college with small classes where professors become lifelong mentors, or maybe you want room to stretch your comfort zone. Maybe you have a plan and want to go where opportunities knock the loudest, or maybe you need someplace to find your purpose and connect the dots. Find all that and more at Carthage. 

How to Apply

EXPERIENCE CARTHAGe

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Students share what they’ve gotten from their Carthage experience.

Attend an Admissions Event

Carthage offers in-person individual and group visits, as well as virtual information sessions. Select a time and day that’s convenient for you, and we can build a visit that meets your needs.

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Visit Campus

Personal connection is an enormous part of the Carthage experience right from the start. Take a campus tour and meet with an admissions and financial aid representative.

Take a Virtual Tour

Explore campus from the comfort of your home, at a time that’s convenient for you.

SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL ASSISTANCe

  • <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> in Best Regional Colleges Midwest (U.S. News & World Report 2021)</p></span></div></div>
  • <div class="text-with-stat__stat"><div class="text-with-stat__stat-inner"><strong class="text-with-stat__stat-number">>90%</strong><span class="text-with-stat__stat-text"><p> of Carthage students receive scholarships and grants</p></span></div></div>

Carthage awards more than $20 million in scholarship and grant assistance. That includes $1.5 million in competitive scholarships in business, mathematics, science, languages, the fine arts, leadership, and overall academic strength. The deadline to apply for most undergraduate competitive scholarships is Dec. 3. Merit Scholarships are awarded at the time of acceptance based on GPA.

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