Carroll College

Carroll College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Carroll College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Carroll Montana offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Carroll College Ranked?

2022 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 62 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Carroll Montana as #882 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 13 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 78%. 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 540 and 640. Math scores were between 540 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Carroll College  ( 540 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for Carroll College  ( 540 to 630 )
Carroll Montana received ACT scores from 70% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for Carroll College  ( 22 to 28 )

Learn more about Carroll College admissions.

Carroll College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Carroll Montana is an impressive 12 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 65%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  65 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Carroll College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Carroll College has a freshmen retention rate of 80%. 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  80 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

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Carroll College.

Carroll College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,216 undergraduates at Carroll Montana with 1,140 being full-time and 76 being part-time.

How Much Does Carroll College Cost?

The overall average net price of Carroll Montana is $23,726. 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 +
$17,061 $18,637 $21,552 $24,386 $27,900

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 57% of students took out student loans averaging $7,547 a year. That adds up to $30,188 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Carroll Montana is 1.1%. 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?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Carroll Montana with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $45,900 in their early years. That's great news for Carroll Montana students since it is 15% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 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, 355 received undergraduate degrees and 11 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 38 $58,000
General Biology 32 $24,300
Health Sciences & Services 28 $27,100
Business Administration & Management 24 $29,500
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 20 NA
Accounting 15 NA
Finance & Financial Management 15 NA
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 15 NA
General Psychology 14 $28,500
Public Health 13 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 2018-2019, 182 students took at least one online class at Carroll College. This is an increase from the 80 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 182 15
2017-2018 80 8
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0
2013-2014 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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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