Carroll College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$32,212

7% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$25,449

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.59%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

71.5%

3,005 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,380

95.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

65.7%

222 Graduates

About

Carroll College is a higher education institution located in Lewis and Clark County, MT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Carroll College were General Biological Sciences (43 degrees awarded), General Health Services (42 degrees), and Registered Nursing (38 degrees).

In 2016, 409 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Carroll College. 59.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (320 degrees), 8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Carroll College is $32,212, which is $7,797 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Carroll College is $32,212, which is $7,797 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,449.

In 2016, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$32,212

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Carroll College was $32,212. The cost of tuition at Carroll College is $7,797 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$25,449

2016 Value

6.98%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Carroll College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,449. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Carroll College grew by 6.98%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,218

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Carroll College was of $9,218 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.99% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Carroll College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.03% with respect to 2015, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

1.59%

2015 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Carroll College was 1.59%, which represents 5 out of the 315 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Carroll College received 3,005 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 14.5% annual decline. Out of those 3,005 applicants, 2,148 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,380 students enrolled at Carroll College in 2016, and 50% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Carroll College has an overall enrollment yield of 15.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,148

Accepted Out of 3,005

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Carroll College was 71.5% (2,148 admissions from 3,005 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 64.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -14.5%, while admissions declined by -4.62%.

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SAT Scores

50%

Submission Percentage

169

Scores Submitted

50% of enrolled first-time students at Carroll College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Carroll College has a total enrollment of 1,380 students. The full-time enrollment at Carroll College is 1,324 students and the part-time enrollment is 56. This means that 95.9% of students enrolled at Carroll College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Carroll College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.5% White, 5.51% Hispanic or Latino, 2.68% Two or More Races, 1.38% Asian, 0.87% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.435% Black or African American, and 0.145% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Carroll College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (47.7%), followed by White Male (31.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Carroll College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,380 students. The full-time enrollment at Carroll College is 1,324 and the part-time enrollment is 56. This means that 95.9% of students enrolled at Carroll College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Carroll College was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Carroll College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,083

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    76

  3. Two or More Races

    37

The enrolled student population at Carroll College is 78.5% White, 5.51% Hispanic or Latino, 2.68% Two or More Races, 1.38% Asian, 0.87% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.435% Black or African American, and 0.145% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 121 students (8.77%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 77 more women than men received degrees from Carroll College. The majority of degree recipients at Carroll College are white (320 degrees awarded). There were 8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Carroll College is General Biological Sciences (43 degrees awarded), followed by General Health Services (42 degrees) and Registered Nursing (38 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Carroll College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (48 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), and Physical Sciences (11 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Carroll College are Physicians & surgeons (468,500 people), Postsecondary teachers (291,768 people), Miscellaneous managers (271,686 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (250,581 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (136,088 people).

The most specialized majors at Carroll College are Biology (48 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), Physical Sciences (11 degrees), History (7 degrees), and Math & Statistics (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Carroll College are Physicians & surgeons, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Credit counselors & loan officers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Carroll College are Biology (48 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), Physical Sciences (11 degrees), History (7 degrees), and Math & Statistics (8 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Carroll College are Hospitals (554,955 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (516,824 people), Elementary & secondary schools (464,853 people), Offices of physicians (190,778 people), and Scientific research & development services (182,488 people).

The most specialized majors at Carroll College are Biology (48 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), Physical Sciences (11 degrees), History (7 degrees), and Math & Statistics (8 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Carroll College.

Most Common

  1. 43 degrees awarded

  2. 42 degrees awarded

  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Carroll College was General Biological Sciences with 43 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 166

  2. 243

In 2016, 166 degrees were awarded to men at Carroll College, which is 0.683 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (243).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Carroll College in General Biological Sciences, which is 1.26 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 36 degrees were awarded to women at Carroll College in Registered Nursing, which is 18 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%

100% Completion Time

63%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 48% of students graduating from Carroll College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Carroll College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 12.2% of graduates (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    320 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Carroll College is white (320 degrees awarded). There were 8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (40 degrees).

9.78% of degree recipients (40 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    184 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    136 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Carroll College is white female (184 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (136 degrees).

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Operations

Carroll College has an endowment valued at nearly $52M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $468k (0.9%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Carroll College had a total expenditure of $37.4M. Of that $37.4M, they spent $15.7M on salaries and $37.4M on benefits.

Carroll College employs 32 Assistant professors, 26 Professors, and 25 Associate professors. Most academics at Carroll College are Male Professors (17), Male Assistant professors(17), and Female Associate professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carroll College are: Management, with 43 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 26 employees, and Service with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$52M

2015 Endowment

1.99%

growth from 2014

Carroll College has an endowment valued at about $52M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Carroll College grew 1.99% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.4M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.79M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Carroll College received $1.79M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$15.7M

Salary Expenditure

$37.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Carroll College had a total expenditure of $37.4M. Of that $37.4M, they spent $15.7M on salaries and $37.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Carroll College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$15.7M

2015 Salaries

4.51%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Carroll College paid a median of $15.7M in salaries, which represents 42.1% of their overall expenditure ($37.4M) and a 4.51% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.62% growth from 2013 and a 5.75% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.16M

Instructional Salaries

88

Number of Employees

In 2015, Carroll College paid a total of $5.16M to 88 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

32 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

43 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Carroll College were Assistant professor with 32 employees; Professor with 26 employees; and Professor with 25 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carroll College were Management with 43 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees; and Service with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Carroll College was Male Professor with 17 employees, Male Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Female Associate professor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Carroll College.

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