Celebrate! You got in!

Congratulations on your acceptance to Carthage, and welcome to the Carthage College Class of 2028!

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?

Send in your deposit



Important Next Steps

Send in your deposit by May 1

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


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


File the FAFSA

We recommend that you file the FAFSA after Dec. 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.


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