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Carroll College - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Carroll College

Carroll College

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Carroll College Description:

Carroll College is a private, Catholic, liberal arts and pre-professional college located in Helena, the capital of Montana. Missoula, Bozeman, Great Falls, and Butte are all within an hour-and-a-half drive. The city has a wide range of eateries, shops, and cultural events. Outdoor lovers will find much to do in and around Carroll -- hiking, biking, skiing, rock climbing, fly fishing, kayaking, camping, and so on. Carroll typically ranks well among colleges in the Northwest, and the school wins high marks for its value. Students at Carroll can choose from 42 majors and 8 pre-professional programs. Nursing and business are the most popular. Academics are supported by a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Service and volunteerism are an important part of the Carroll experience. On the athletic front, the Carroll College Fighting Saints compete in the NAIA Frontier Conference.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,436 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female
  • 93% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $27,914
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,304
  • Other Expenses: $3,700
  • Total Cost: $40,918

Carroll College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 57%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $13,279
    • Loans: $7,355

Scholarships for Carroll College (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business Administration, Nursing, Psychology

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 86%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 52%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 62%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Carroll and the Common Application

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Carroll College Mission Statement:

see the complete mission statement at http://www.carroll.edu/about/mission.cc

"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. Thus, while providing substantial professional and pre-professional programs, the College encourages and expects all students to participate in a broad spectrum of academic disciplines.

As an academic community, Carroll College affirms its commitment to the principle of freedom of inquiry in the process of investigating, understanding, critically reflecting upon, and finally judging reality and truth in all fields of human knowledge. As value-oriented, Carroll College is committed to and deeply involved in the further dimension of free deliberation and decision making regarding values and personal commitment. Each student at Carroll, through personal and institutional means, is exposed to value systems with which one can readily identify, including secular values such as the worth of work and the use of the intellect, humanistic values centering on the uniqueness and dignity of the person, and religious and moral values concerned with one's relationship to God, self, and others."

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