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Get the facts about Carroll College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. 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?

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2021 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 7 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Carroll Montana is ranked #467 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 10 colleges in Montana, Carroll Montana is ranked at #1.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Carroll Montana?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Carroll College is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 78%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

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 )
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SAT Math Scores for Carroll College  ( 540 to 630 )
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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 )
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Carroll College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Carroll Montana it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

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 62%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  62 out of 100
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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
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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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Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Carroll College.

Good Overall Diversity at Carroll Montana

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,362 undergraduates at Carroll Montana with 1,287 being full-time and 75 being part-time.

Carroll Montana Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Carroll Montana is 68.43 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  68.43 out of 100
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How Much Does Carroll College Cost?

The overall average net price of Carroll Montana is $25,674. 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 +
$17,838 $22,001 $22,370 $26,734 $29,263

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Carroll Montana, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $6,695 a year. That adds up to $26,780 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Carroll Montana is 2.3%. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Carroll Montana make around $45,900 per year during the early years of their employment. 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.

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See which majors at Carroll College make the most money.

Location of Carroll College

Carroll College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Helena, Montana. Helena is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Location of Carroll College

Contact details for Carroll Montana are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1601 N Benton Ave, Helena, MT 59625-0002
Phone: 406-447-4300
Website: www.carroll.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carrollcollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/carrollcollege

Carroll College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 45 majors graduated from Carroll College. Of these students, 366 received undergraduate degrees and 3 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 46 $58,000
Health Sciences & Services 27 $27,100
General Biology 26 $24,300
Business Administration & Management 24 $29,500
Teacher Education Grade Specific 20 $33,700
Public Health 18 NA
Accounting 18 NA
General Psychology 16 $28,500
Finance & Financial Management 15 NA
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 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 options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 80 students took at least one online class at Carroll College. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

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

Learn more about online learning at Carroll College.

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