Celebrate! You got in!

Reserve your spot!
Send in your deposit
by May 1, 2023.

Congratulations on your acceptance to Carthage, and welcome to the Carthage College Class of 2027!

We can’t wait to welcome you to your new home.
You’re going to love it here.

After all … What’s not to love?



Important Next Steps

Send in your deposit

To reserve your spot in the incoming class, send your deposit by May 1. The deposit is $200, applied directly to your tuition, and is fully refundable if the refund is requested in writing before May 1. After May 1, Carthage will accept deposits on a space-available basis.

Deposit now


Get ready for Student Arrival & Orientation

We’re excited to welcome you to campus! Fall 2023 Student Arrival and Orientation Information will be available in late spring/early summer. 


Visit campus

#carthageviews are better in person! We have many great events, including visit programs, athletics, theatre, music, and so much more! All visitors will receive a $1,000 per year Visit Grant ($4,000 over four years) as part of their Carthage financial aid package.

Schedule a visit


Apply for scholarships

Carthage offers many competitive scholarships, including 35 Presidential Scholarships and scholarships in business, mathematics and science, modern languages, and fine arts — with awards ranging up to full tuition, room, and board. Applications for most scholarships are due Dec. 3.

View Scholarships


File the FAFSA

We recommend that you file the FAFSA after Oct. 1 of your senior year of high school for maximum Carthage financial aid consideration. Carthage’s code is 003839. A copy of your FAFSA will be sent to Carthage so we can put together your financial aid award.



Picture Yourself at Home

Stay in touch!

Your Carthage journey is just beginning, and this is an exciting time. You probably have a lot of questions about your next steps, scholarships, financial aid, advanced registration, and more.

  • Watch your mail and email for invitations to Carthage events.
  • Connect with us online: Facebook. Instagram. Twitter.
  • Start your countdown to move-in! New Student Check-in and Student Orientation will be held Labor Day Weekend 2023.
  • Stay in contact with your Admissions Representative. We’re here to help!


Show your Carthage Pride!

Let everyone know you’re #carthagebound. Download and print these graphics to use as posters, banners, or cake toppers, or share them to your social media accounts!

Download and share Carthage graphics