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Carroll College

Helena, MT 4-Year Private
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About Carroll College

Carroll College Overview

Carroll College is a private, religious school in a rural setting in Helena, Montana. Carroll College was founded in 1909 and the school presently has around 1,330 students a year, including 1,322 undergraduates. Carroll College provides housing for up to 857 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 57% of students spend their weekends on campus.

📆 Mark your calendar! February 28, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

Student Involvement at Carroll College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Carroll College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Carroll College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Carroll College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Carroll College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Carroll College on the Student Life page.

2022 Carroll College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 45%
Tuition $37,828
Percent of Need Met 82.46%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $33,543.21

Is Carroll College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a college is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer idea of what Carroll College offers and if the college might be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Carroll College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 81% of students who start at Carroll College return for their second year of college. Carroll College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 69%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Carroll College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Carroll College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Carroll College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Carroll College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Carroll College's endowment was $36 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Carroll College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Carroll College meets 82.46% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Carroll College full-time are awarded $33,543.21 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $24,568 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Carroll College.

Based on this information, how does Carroll College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Carroll College a good school for you?

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Where is Carroll College?

Carroll College is located in the rural setting of Helena, Montana.

If you are interested in seeing Carroll College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 15 to Helena, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Helena Regional Airport.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Carroll College and Helena are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1601 North Benton Avenue Helena, MT 59625

Campus Setting: Rural

Carroll College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 28

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Carroll College is Feb 28.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Carroll College ACT Scores


ACT Range

22 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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28 and Above


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22 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Carroll College is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Carroll College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Carroll College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

530 - 630


Reading SAT Range

540 - 640

Carroll College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Carroll College is like? There are approximately 1,330 students enrolled at Carroll College, including 1,322 undergraduate students and 8 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 43% percent are from MT and 57% percent of students are from other states.


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