Learning to learn at Carroll is a skill that lasts a lifetime.

At Carroll, we believe that how you learn is just as important as what you learn. That success in today’s world requires more than mastery of your major. That preparing for a life of meaning, virtue, and service matters just as much as preparing for a career. 

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The Catholic liberal arts tradition

Carroll’s national rankings and recognition are rising. Our graduates are succeeding in an ever-changing workplace. So you may be surprised to learn that Carroll’s liberal arts curriculum—rooted in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition—is centuries old. Sometimes the best paths to follow are the proven ones: We offer both a proven academic tradition and an innovative environment in which to figure out tomorrow’s challenges.

What’s different at Carroll 

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Our collaboration

Learning at Carroll is a group effort. You’ll work with faculty who focus on your success—in and out of the classroom. You’ll learn from other students, just as they’ll learn from you. 

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Our real-world focus

Your Carroll education will extend beyond the classroom. You’ll learn by doing, combining theory and practice, and gaining practical experience that will prepare you for career success. 

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Our beliefs

We are guided by Christ’s teachings and example of service—we welcome all who share a commitment to the greater good.

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Our diverse perspectives

At Carroll, we view difference as a strength. The interactions we have with people of different backgrounds and experiences enrich our classrooms, our campus, and our lives.

Professor and students in a horse stable during an Anthrozoology class
Learning at Carroll is hands-on, Here, students …Do.

Take the next step in your Carroll journey

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