Carroll College

Carroll College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Carroll College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Carroll College Ranked?

2023 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Carroll College was awarded 48 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health sciences and services.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, Carroll Montana is ranked #812 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Carroll Montana held the #882 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 11 colleges in Montana, Carroll Montana is ranked at #3.

See all of the rankings for Carroll College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Carroll Montana?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Carroll College is 73%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Carroll Montana is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 45% of students accepted to Carroll Montana submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 650. Math scores were between 540 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Carroll College  ( 550 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for Carroll College  ( 540 to 640 )
Carroll Montana received ACT scores from 61% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for Carroll College  ( 22 to 27 )

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Carroll College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Carroll Montana is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Carroll College is 63%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  63 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Carroll College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Carroll College has a freshmen retention rate of 84%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  84 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Carroll Montana for first-time, full-time students is 50%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  50 out of 100

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Carroll College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,100 undergraduates at Carroll Montana with 1,065 being full-time and 35 being part-time.

How Much Does Carroll College Cost?

The overall average net price of Carroll Montana is $23,072. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Carroll Montana

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,994 $19,380 $21,482 $22,717 $26,629

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Carroll Montana, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Carroll Montana, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $6,561 a year. That adds up to $26,244 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Carroll Montana is 1.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Carroll Montana Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Carroll Montana make about $57,154 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Carroll Montana students since it is 35% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at Carroll College make the most money.

Location of Carroll College

Carroll College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Helena, Montana. The location of Carroll Montana is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Contact details for Carroll Montana are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1601 N Benton Ave, Helena, MT 59625-0002
Phone: 406-447-4300

Carroll College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 42 majors graduated from Carroll College. Of these students, 299 received undergraduate degrees and 18 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 43 $62,366
General Biology 34 $23,735
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 24 $26,370
Health Sciences & Services 21 $31,351
Business Administration & Management 19 $31,749
General Psychology 14 $23,703
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 13 NA
Finance & Financial Management 10 NA
Public Health 10 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 10 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Carroll College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Carroll Montana

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 617 students took at least one online class at Carroll College. This is an increase from the 182 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 617 16
2018-2019 182 15
2017-2018 80 8
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

Learn more about online learning at Carroll College.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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