Undergraduate Freshmen Admission
How to Apply

Carroll University is committed to enrolling students who will be academically and socially successful at our institution. The information on this page will help you along with your application process.

Admission Process

To apply for admission to Carroll University you need to submit the following documents:

  1. Apply directly online or use Common Application.
    • There is never a fee to apply to Carroll University.
  2. Submit a transcript
    • High school students can submit 6, 7 or 8 semester transcripts. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for admission purposes.
    • Transfer students must submit official transcripts from ALL institutions of higher education attended.
  3. Standardized Test Scores
    • ACT or SAT (writing section optional) – unofficial copies of your scores are acceptable. If multiple scores are submitted, we will recalculate a composite score based on your highest section scores from each test. A recalculation will only be done from the same test types (ACT or SAT).
    • Transfer students may have this requirement waived
  4. High School Report Form
  5. Personal Statement and/or Letters of Recommendation (optional)

Evaluation for acceptance generally takes one to three weeks and is done on a rolling basis. To monitor the status of your application, log into my.carrollu.edu.

Admission Criteria

Admission to Carroll can be based on the following factors:

At Carroll, we look at the entire picture of a candidate's record and experiences to determine the likelihood of success at our university. The middle 50% of last year's enrolling freshman class were within the following ranges:

HS GPA 3.25 to 2.75
ACT 26 to 21
SAT 1190 to 990

These statistics represent the middle 50 percent of Carroll's enrolling freshman class. 25 percent of the students had higher statistics and 25 percent of the students had lower statistics.

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