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Carroll College
Helena, MT
Carroll, founded in 1909, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 63-acre campus is located in central Helena, on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,373
   Women 807 (58.8%)
   Men 566 (41.2%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 71% of 3,005 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline February 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.60
SAT Math 500-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 490-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $47,226
  Tuition and Fees $33,192
  Room and Board $9,584
Average Percent of Need Met 79%
Average Freshman Award $23,966
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 88
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Helena Population 29,596
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 96% of freshmen, 60% of all students
Athletic Conferences National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot Fighting Saints
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
0.4% Black/African-American
5.6% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.8% White
8.9% Unknown
International Students 1.7% from 14 countries
First-Year Students Returning 79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 46.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 16.0%