Carroll College

1601 N Benton Ave, Helena, MT 59625-2
Tel: (406)447-4300
Private not-for-profit | 1,463 students
Carroll College is a Catholic, diocesan, liberal arts college in the ecumenical tradition of the Second Vatican Council. As a liberal arts school, Carroll College acknowledges the practical role of preparing its students for a career, but it also affirms the traditional role of providing for the expansion of the intellectual, imaginative, and social awareness of its students. It is dedicated to providing for its students the means for their full realization of a dual goal of vocation and enlightenment.

School Overview:

Carroll College
CountyLewis And Clark County, MT
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
104 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,463 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,364 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
99 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%1%
% Asian
1%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
2%3%
% Black
-6%
% White
95%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$26,554$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$26,554$24,744
 
Percent Admitted63%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)500-600450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)500-610460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)490-590440-570
ACT English (25-75%)21-2719-25
ACT Math (25-75%)22-2618-25
ACT Writing (25-75%)6-86-8
ACT Composite (25-75%)22-2620-25

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1909 in Helena, Montana, by the Catholic Diocese of Helena, Carroll offers an outstanding and affordable education that positions students aggressively for successful job placement and admission to graduate, law and medical schools.
  • At Carroll, you'll receive a quality education plus a sense of community and belonging. Professors teach and are dedicated to helping you learn both in academics and in life ... Not for school, but for life.
  • Carroll College is located right in the heart of Helena. Carroll's beautiful surroundings offer spectacular outdoor recreational opportunities--hiking, mountain biking, camping, fishing and skiing excitement awaits just minutes from campus, and world-class mountaineering, rock and ice climbing and whitewater adventures are within easy driving distance from Helena.
  • The magazine ranks colleges and universities nationwide based on 16 indicators of academic success. The academic quality of each institution is determined by examining the school's academic reputation, retention, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate and alumni giving.
  • Carroll was named one of the West's best colleges by "U.S. News and World Report." Carroll was ranked as the third best comprehensive college - bachelor's in the West, according to its rankings of the best colleges of 2005. This is Carroll's twelfth year in the top 10 for its category.
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