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Carroll College

Helena, MT 4-Year Private

About Carroll College

Carroll College is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Helena, MT

Founded in 1909, Carroll College currently enrolls around 1,330 students a year, including 1,322 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Carroll College's endowment was valued at $36,048,671 in 2021.

Admissions Facts About Carroll College

Acceptance rate: 78%

Average GPA: 3.64

Mean ACT score: 25

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: June 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Carroll College in 2019?

Admission to Carroll College is moderately difficult. Carroll College accepts around 78 percent of applicants each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.64 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT scores is 25.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Carroll College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Carroll College, around 81 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 383 students who started at Carroll College as first-time freshman, 203 graduate within four years.

Carroll College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 69 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $28,667 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

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 the real question to ask yourself: is Carroll College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1601 North Benton Avenue Helena, MT 59625-0002

Campus Setting: Small Town

Carroll College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Carroll College is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Carroll College is Jun 15.

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

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above


22 to 28


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

Tuition & Fees


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Cost Breakdown
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State Tuition

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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Part Time


In State



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Campus Setting

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Tuition and Fees

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Application Deadline

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