Carroll University is a Pioneer—Wisconsin’s first, four-year institution of higher learning. From 1846 forward, we’ve been helping generations of students like you discover their unique place in the world. You’re a seeker, an explorer. You’re driven by curiosity, fueled by the desire to better yourself and your world. We get it. The first step on an epic journey is preparation. Let’s get started!

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There is no fee to apply

Use the links below to find detailed admission information that best suits your situation:

Undergraduate Freshmen

If you've graduated from high school, or will soon and haven't attended another college or university

Graduate StudentsReady to explore new horizons

Transfer and Returning Students

If you have transfer credit from another college or university, have previously attended Carroll or are seeking a change from part-time to full-time status

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International Students

If you're coming from another country or are a non-US citizen who does not hold US permanent resident status

Begin here

Part-time and Special Admission Types

Students looking to study at Carroll part-time, students seeking Early College Credit and visiting non-degree students

It's Time

Pre-College Programs

Enrichment and college-prep programs for high school and middle school students

Let's Do This

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The best way to see yourself at Carroll is to see Carroll for yourself.

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It's free to apply to Carroll and we accept applications year round.

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

100 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid.

The Future isWithin Reach

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