Part-time Student Admission

Enjoy the flexibility and affordability of a part-time education at Carroll. Whether you're working toward a degree, want to enhance your career or are interested in lifelong learning, we're ready to work with you on a schedule that suits your needs. Options include convenient day and evening classes.

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Start the part-time application process:

  1. Apply directly online or use the Common Application
    • Applying to Carroll is FREE!
  2. Submit an official transcript
    • Verification of high school or GED completion (copy of official transcript will be acceptable)
    • Transfer students must submit transcripts from ALL institutions of higher education attended
    • You may order electronic transcripts through Parchment or National Student Clearinghouse.

Evaluation for acceptance generally takes one to three weeks and is done on a rolling basis. Once we've received your application and documents, an admission counselor will be in touch!

Changing from part-time to full-time

If you're a current part-time student at Carroll looking to become a full-time student, no transcripts are needed. Just submit the application! 

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Carroll University offers a scholarship to first-time, bachelor's degree seeking students enrolled in 6-11 credits for the applied term. In addition to scholarships, you’ll find other forms of financial aid to help you stay on budget while you complete your degree at Carroll. Learn more about scholarships and financial aid for part-time students at Carroll University.

Unofficial Transfer Credit Evaluation

Upload your unofficial transcripts and we'll provide an evaluation of how your credits may transfer to Carroll University.

Transfer Credit Policy

Find out how we work with you to evaluate your incoming credits

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Credit Equivalency Guides

Use these guides to determine transferability of your coursework

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Advising and Articulation Agreements

Our agreements allow you to start at another institution and transfer easily to Carroll

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Academic Support Services

Learn about our wide variety of free, peer-led academic support services

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Advising and Transfer Events

College Fairs 

February 7th 11:00am - 1:00pm - Madison College 
Febraury 22nd 10:30am - 1:00pm - College of Lake County
February 24th 1:00pm - 3:00pm - Madison College (virtual)  
March 3rd (time TBD) - Madison College 
March 15th 10:30am - 1:00pm - College of Lake County
March 22nd 10:00am - 12:00pm - Madison College (virtual)
March 23rd 10:00am - 1:30pm - WCTC

Transfer Visit Days 

Come learn about what it means to be a Pioneer! Our transfer visit days will include a tour of campus, admission presentation, and optional meal in our dining room. We will have two options on each date, with a mid-day arrival time and an evening arrival.  Friday, February 11th 
Thursday, March 10th
Wednesday, April 6th

 

Online Information Sessions

Transfer Talk Tuesdays @ noon CST  

Our topics will change from week to week, giving you a variety of information about the transfer process and Carroll University! Sessions will be hosted using Microsoft Teams, which can be accessed via Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome web browsers, or the Microsoft Teams app. Mark your calendar and click to join us on these dates - cameras optional! 

January 11th - Ask Me Anything (Recording)  

Ready for the spring semester? Nervous? Stop in to get questions answered and hear some reminders before classes begin. Guests from housing, financial aid, student life, student success, and the business office will also be joining! 

February 8th - Transfer Process 
February 22nd - Applying as a Transfer Student
March 8th - Accepted, Now What? 
March 22nd - Next Steps and Course Registration
April 5th - Ask Me Anything
April 19th - Ask Me Anything
May 17th - Transfer Process 

On-Demand Recordings

Find more upcoming online information sessions and view recordings on-demand of past events. 
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Visit Carroll University

The best way to see if Carroll is the right fit is to see campus. Attend an open house or contact us to schedule an individual campus visit.

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Meet Your Admission Counselor

Our team of admission counselors is ready to help you through the application process and answer any questions you may have.

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