Undergraduate Nontraditional Student Admission

Perhaps you're looking for a better fit, or thinking of a return to higher education or are just more than a year out of high school? We have an admissions team dedicated to your unique journey, ready to provide the support and guidance you need to make a smooth transition to Carroll. That includes answering your questions about the admissions process, connecting you to scholarships and financial aid, and giving you the attention you need to maximize any existing credits to complete your degree.
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Choose from 95+ areas of study and find out how our exclusive-to-Carroll Pioneer Core adds value to your education.

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Numerous scholarship opportunities and other forms of aid make carroll affordable for our students.

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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.

Transfer Credit Policy

How do you evaluate my transfer coursework?

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Credit Equivalency Guides

How do my courses from local two-year colleges transfer?

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Advising and Articulation Agreements

Do you have pathway programs with local two-year colleges?

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Learning Commons

How do I get academic support and/or tutoring when I need it?

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Advising and Admission Events

​Transfer Visit Days 

Join us to learn about the admission process, and what it means to be a Pioneer!
Our transfer visit days will include a tour of campus, admission presentation, time for one on one questions, and optional meal/snack in our dining room.

Choose a date below to register: 

Transfer Fairs and Advising Events at Local Colleges

Stop in and see us at your local two year university. Bring your questions, and your unofficial transcript too if you like. Here is where you will find us:

  • September 13th - College of Lake County Transfer Fair- 10am-2pm
  • October 4th - WCTC Transfer Fair - 10am-1:30pm
  • October 10th Illinois Valley Community College - College and Career Night 6:30pm-8pm
  • October 10th - Milwaukee Area Technical College - Oak Creek Campus from 9am-2pm
  • October 11th  - Madision Area Technical College Transfer Fair- 11am-2pm
  • October 24th - Milwaukee Area Technical College - Downtown Campus from 9am-2pm
  • October 26th - Madison Area Technical College - Advising Session - 10am-2pm
  • November 7th - Gateway Technical College Transfer Fair - 11am-2pm
  • November 8th - College of Lake County Transfer Fair - 10am-2pm
  • November 30th - Madison Area Technical College - Online Advising Session - 10am-2pm
  • March 14th, 2024 - WCTC Transfer Fair - 10am -1:30pm

Online Information Sessions

Transfer Talk Tuesdays @ Noon CST

Join your Carroll Transfer Admission Counselors as they make themselves available to talk 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! 

Upcoming Sessions
  • September 26th - General Transfer Session - learn about the admission process, the documents needed, and what we provide you. Scholarship information too!
  • October 31stGeneral Transfer Session - learn about the admission process, the documents needed, and what we provide you. Scholarship information too!

Previously Recorded

Find more upcoming online information sessions and view recordings on-demand of past events. 
Additional On-Demand Recordings



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Laken's Story

Laken Schmitt is grateful she transferred to Carroll University, which she describes as an accessible, affordable and welcoming home. Hear how our admissions staff helped make the process as easy as possible, so she is able to finish Pioneer strong.



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Sydni's Story

Sydni transferred to Carroll in pursuit of a particular major, but she found so much more here – a welcoming environment, exciting extracurricular activities, a robust social life and valuable support. 

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