Carroll College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Carroll College
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Carroll College and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Montana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,122 out of 2,709 applicants were admitted making Carroll College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. Carroll College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Carroll College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT45%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Carroll College?
Carroll College typically requires applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Montana for highest average SAT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1170 to 1270||Avg +||78%-86%|
|1070 to 1170||Avg -||68%-78%|
|970 to 1070||Reach||55%-68%|
|Less than 970||Low||<55%|
Carroll College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT61%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Carroll College?
Admission data indicates that Carroll College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Montana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 61 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Carroll College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>86%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||78%-86%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||68%-78%|
|19 to 22||Reach||55%-68%|
|Less than 19||Low||<55%|
Avg. High School GPA3.54
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Carroll College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Carroll College was 3.54 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Montana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.54 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Carroll College accepts 78% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||24%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||21%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||11%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||10%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
60% of Carroll College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||25%|
|Top 25% of class||60%|
|Top 50% of class||91%|
|Bottom 50% of class||9%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||13%||12%|
Applications are DueMay 1, 2020
Days left to Apply102
Applicants have 102 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on May 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Carroll College before the May 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
What are the requirements for admission to Carroll College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=180106 IPEDS survey data for Carroll College.
Frequently Asked Questions
45% of students submit their SAT scores to Carroll College. 61% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
78% of those who apply are granted admission to Carroll College. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1270. 45% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.