Carthage College is a four-year college of the liberal arts and sciences located on the shore of Lake Michigan bordering the Village of Somers, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. Founded in 1847, the College awards the Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in more than 40 subject areas, including biology, finance, international political economy, education, music, theatre, and neuroscience. Carthage also awards the Master of Education degree and hosts the Loyola University of Chicago Master of Social Work graduate degree program.
Carthage has been part of Kenosha County, since 1962, when the College relocated from Carthage, Illinois. Carthage’s beautiful lakefront campus is an arboretum and wildlife sanctuary. The College brings internationally renowned musicians, artists, authors, scientists, playwrights, and speakers to Kenosha every year for events that are open to the public.