Carroll College

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School Overview

Carroll College is a private liberal arts college located in Helena, Montana that is affiliated with the Catholic Church. The college has been recognized both regionally and nationally for its exceptional academic programs. The college’s athletic teams are the Saints, locally referred to as the “Fighting Saints”. The college also has a well-known debate team called the “Talking Saints”.

With a ratio of 3:2, Carroll College’s student population is predominantly female and is mostly composed of Montana residents – just over two-thirds of students are from Montana. While the school accepts students with any religious affiliation about 60% of students are Catholic. The average GPA and ACT for entering freshman is 3.46 and 25 respectively. Average per student tuition and fees for the most recent academic year were $25,918. The total estimated cost of attendance, including room and board, is about $34,000.

General Information

Admission Office

1601 North Benton Avenue

Helena, MT 59625

(406) 447-4384

(800) 992-3648

Fax: (406) 447-4533



Contact: Cynthia Thornquist

Director of Admissions and Enrollment
Main Address

1601 North Benton Avenue

Helena, MT 59625

(406) 447-4300

www.carroll.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,409

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 345

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,311

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 76%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 80%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General A,B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A,B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A,B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
ESL Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Physical Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Speech Teacher Education B

Engineering

Civil Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Composition A,B
English Language & Literature – General A,B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Community Health Services B
Health Services – General B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Ethics B
Philosophy A,B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Carroll College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(406) 447-4300
Website:www.carroll.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://carroll.edu.185r.net/application/login/
Address:1601 N Benton Ave, Helena, MT 59625-0002
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,380
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):67%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,380 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$33,192
Out-of-state Tuition:$33,192
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$19,151

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Carroll College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Carroll College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services113
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services12
Education13
Engineering4
English Language and Literature/Letters3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs5
History2
Mathematics and Statistics2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences3
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total2255

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Carroll College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Carroll College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$33,192
Out-of-state$33,192
Books and supplies$1,250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid386100%
Grant or scholarship aid38599%$19,151
Student loan aid22458%$7,476

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,41496%$18,626
Federal student loans80054%$6,884

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Carroll College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Carroll College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,0051,1741,831
Percent admitted100%71%71%
Percent admitted who enrolled11%12%11%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Carroll College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,380
Undergraduate enrollment1,380
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Carroll College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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