Carroll College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$33,500

4% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$26,636

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.38%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

77.8%

2,686 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,362

94.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

71.5%

246 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 Registered Nursing (41 degrees awarded), General Health Services (36 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (33 degrees).

In 2017, 309 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Carroll College. 59.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (256 degrees), 10.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (24 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Carroll College is $33,500, which is $8,306 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Carroll College is $33,500, which is $8,306 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,636.

In 2017, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$33,500

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Carroll College was $33,500. The cost of tuition at Carroll College is $8,306 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$26,636

2017 Value

4.66%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Carroll College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,636. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Carroll College grew by 4.66%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,584

Room and Board

$1,250

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Carroll College was of $9,584 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 3.97% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Carroll College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.04% with respect to 2016, when 96% 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.

2.38%

2016 Default Rate

7

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Carroll College was 2.38%, which represents 7 out of the 294 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 2,686 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 10.6% annual decline. Out of those 2,686 applicants, 2,090 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,362 students enrolled at Carroll College in 2017, and 45% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Carroll College has an overall enrollment yield of 14.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,090

Accepted Out of 2,686

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Carroll College was 77.8% (2,090 admissions from 2,686 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 71.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -10.6%, while admissions declined by -2.7%.

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SAT Scores

45%

Submission Percentage

131

Scores Submitted

45% of enrolled first-time students at Carroll College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Carroll College has a total enrollment of 1,362 students. The full-time enrollment at Carroll College is 1,287 students and the part-time enrollment is 75. This means that 94.5% of students enrolled at Carroll College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Carroll College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.6% White, 4.63% Hispanic or Latino, 3.16% Two or More Races, 1.4% Asian, 0.661% Black or African American, 0.587% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.22% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Carroll College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (49.2%), followed by White Male (31.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.41%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Carroll College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,362 students. The full-time enrollment at Carroll College is 1,287 and the part-time enrollment is 75. This means that 94.5% of students enrolled at Carroll College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%

2017 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 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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

    1,071

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    63

  3. Two or More Races

    43

The enrolled student population at Carroll College is 78.6% White, 4.63% Hispanic or Latino, 3.16% Two or More Races, 1.4% Asian, 0.661% Black or African American, 0.587% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.22% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 122 students (8.96%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 61 more women than men received degrees from Carroll College. The majority of degree recipients at Carroll College are white (256 degrees awarded). There were 10.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (24 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Carroll College is Registered Nursing (41 degrees awarded), followed by General Health Services (36 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (33 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 (38 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (12 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 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 (482,977 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (448,099 people), Other managers (365,977 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (303,741 people), and Postsecondary teachers (301,084 people).

The most specialized majors at Carroll College are Biology (38 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (12 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), History (4 degrees), and Social Sciences (23 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Carroll College are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Carroll College are Biology (38 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (12 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), History (4 degrees), and Social Sciences (23 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Carroll College are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (649,746 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (615,841 people), Elementary & secondary schools (564,642 people), Legal services (350,838 people), and Computer Systems Design (243,306 people).

The most specialized majors at Carroll College are Biology (38 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (12 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), History (4 degrees), and Social Sciences (23 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. 41 degrees awarded

  2. 36 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Carroll College was Registered Nursing with 41 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 124

  2. 185

In 2017, 124 degrees were awarded to men at Carroll College, which is 0.67 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (185).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Carroll College in General Biological Sciences, which is 1.54 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 40 degrees were awarded to women at Carroll College in Registered Nursing, which is 40 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%

100% Completion Time

64%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 50% of students graduating from Carroll College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Carroll College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 5.28% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    256 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    24 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Carroll College is white (256 degrees awarded). There were 10.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (24 degrees).

7.77% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    156 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    100 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Carroll College is white female (156 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (100 degrees).

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Operations

Carroll College has an endowment valued at nearly $53.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.4M (10.1%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Carroll College had a total salary expenditure of $38.6M. Carroll College employs 31 Associate professors, 25 Professors, and 25 Assistant professors. Most academics at Carroll College are Male Professors (17), Male Associate professors(16), and Female Associate professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carroll College are: Management, with 41 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 28 employees, and Service with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$53.5M

2017 Endowment

10.6%

growth from 2016

Carroll College has an endowment valued at about $53.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Carroll College grew 10.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.4M 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. $1.67M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Carroll College received $1.67M 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

Salary Expenditure

$15M

2017 Salaries

1.55%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Carroll College paid a median of $15M in salaries, which represents 38.9% of their overall expenditure ($38.6M) and a 1.55% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.96% decline from 2015 and a 4.51% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.16M

Instructional Salaries

90

Number of Employees

In 2017, Carroll College paid a total of $5.16M to 90 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

31 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

41 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Carroll College were Associate professor with 31 employees; Professor with 25 employees; and Professor with 25 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carroll College were Management with 41 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees; and Service with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Carroll College was Male Professor with 17 employees, Male Associate professor with 16 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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