Carroll University Ranked Among Top Regional Universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report

Author: Kelly Gehringer

Published Date: 10/20/2022

Categories: Academics University News

Carroll University is ranked among the top regional universities in the Midwest, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2022-23 Best Colleges rankings

Carroll made significant advancements, earning multiple spots on the national college rankings list: 

  • Regional Universities Midwest – #30 
  • ​Best Colleges for Veterans in Midwest – #11 
  • Best Undergraduate Teaching in Midwest – #15 
  • Best Value Schools in Midwest – #17 
  • Most Innovative Schools in Midwest – #17 
  • Nursing Nationwide – #356  

“Carroll’s faculty, staff and students strive for excellence in everything they do,” said President Cindy Gnadinger. “This year, we were especially honored to be recognized as one of the most innovative institutions in the Midwest region, with outstanding undergraduate teaching programs.” 

U.S. News badges are widely recognized as symbols of excellence in higher education. Universities may use these scores to enhance their outreach efforts and to recruit top students and faculty.  

“From veterans to nursing students, Carroll is proud to offer top-tier faculty, programs and services for our lifelong learners at a great value,” said Dawn Scott, vice president of enrollment. “We are proud to yet again be ranked among the top 30 regional universities in the Midwest.” 

U.S. News’ college profile pages benchmark each school’s relative performance across different ranking indicators and include many of the latest statistics used in the calculations—such as the student-faculty ratio and the average federal loan debt of graduates. Read more about how U.S. News & World Report calculates its rankings here

Carroll University
Carroll University was incorporated in 1846, making it Wisconsin’s first four-year institution of higher learning. Situated in Waukesha, the independent, co-educational comprehensive university is grounded in the liberal arts tradition, and offers more than 95 areas of study, multiple graduate programs and a clinical doctorate in physical therapy. For more information, visit, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook

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