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Carroll College ranks well in US News and World Report

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Carroll College said Monday that its more than 20-year streak as one of the best local colleges in the West by U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges” rankings continues this year.

John Check, President of Carroll College, said: “We have always believed that Carroll College offers the best return on investment in education, recognizing that we offer the best value in her fifteen-state community. You can check what happened.”

For the past 11 years, Carroll has been ranked #1 in the “Best Regional Colleges in the West”. This year, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University was her number one and Carroll was her number two. “Rocket scientists at Embry-Riddle should enjoy their victory laps,” Cech said in his weekly Carroll update email on Monday. Carroll ranked her #1 in the “Best Value Colleges in the West”.

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According to Carroll’s website, full-time tuition (12 plus credits) for 2022-2023 at this private university will cost about $50,000 a year for room and board. But after gifting, that cost halves to about $25,000 a year.

This keeps the price within the range of public education costs. The in-state tuition, room, and board for Montana State University is $24,256 per year and the in-state tuition, room, and board for the University of Montana is $22,258 per year.

“Accessibility is paramount to us. We don’t want cost to be a barrier to higher education, so we are proud to have the resources in place to make Carol an affordable option,” said Cech. says Mr.

Nearly all students, 99%, receive institutional aid. Carroll also has the lowest loan default coverage in Montana. The university attributed Carroll’s post-placement placements primarily to the student’s median annual income at graduation, which was about $53,000.

Carroll is also #2 regionally for “Best Colleges for Veterans”, #1 for the top 25% of students in the high school graduation class, #1 for first-year retention and #1 for graduation rate. We came in 2nd place and 3rd place in donations to alumni.

The “Best Colleges” ranking is an annual report of more than 1,400 regional accrediting institutions that rank 17 academic excellence, including retention rates, graduation rates, class sizes, student-to-faculty ratios, and financial resources per student. Based on indicators.

There are 266 colleges in the Regional Colleges category, organized into four regions: North, South, Midwest, and West. There are 15 colleges in the West, including Carroll College.

Full rankings can be found on the US News and World Report website.

“It is certainly great to be recognized as one of the leading sources of university rankings, but what we are proud of year after year is the outstanding academic experience we offer, the We graduate with bright and caring students,” said Cech. “It remains the same year after year in how we fulfill our mission, instill knowledge and goodwill in our students, and in our desire to make Carroll College the best Catholic and liberal arts college in the West.”