Veteran Services

Carroll College is dedicated to providing its veteran student population with the highest quality education, and the assistance and guidance necessary to promote the veteran student’s growth, independence, self-worth and potential.

Veteran Services at Carroll College

Carroll College is committed to providing students utilizing VA educational benefits with the support and resources needed to address the unique academic, financial, and social needs of students transitioning from combat to campus, throughout their academic career.

Our Mission: Carroll College is dedicated to providing students using VA educational benefits with the highest quality education, and the assistance and guidance necessary to promote the student’s growth, independence, self-worth, and potential, in an effort to secure the students’ future through education.

Using Veteran Education Benefits at Carroll

Welcome to Carroll College Veteran Services, once you have completed the admissions process and have been accepted to Carroll, you will need to complete the Carroll College VA Enrollment Form.  Submission of this form will help us to accurately identify your level of federal eligibility and advise you on how your benefits work and apply at Carroll. 

Carroll College's Veteran Services is here to assist you with applying for your benefits, providing information on how your education benefits and college processes work together, and connecting you with college resources such as academic advising, counseling, tutoring services, and financial aid resources. 

Veteran Services is located in room 109 in Borromeo Hall across from the Saints Success Center. You may also contact us by phone at (406) 447-4550, or by email, at  We look forward to serving you. 

U.S. News and World Report

In addition to the #1 ranking for 2021 Best Regional College in the West, Carroll College for the 6th straight year has held the #1 ranking as Best Regional College in the West for Veterans. Carroll also retained the top standing for Regional Colleges in the West in the Freshman Retention Rate 2019 category, with an 81% retention rate.  

The “Best Colleges” rankings, released annually by U.S. News & World Report, provide one of the most comprehensive and reputable assessments of how nearly 1,600 accredited four-year schools compare on a set of 16 indicators of excellence. Among the quality factors measured in the rankings are peer assessment, graduation and student retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving.

Yellow Ribbon Institution

"GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

*Carroll College is honored to be a Yellow Ribbon Institution and 2021-2022 Military Friendly School!*
The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program) is a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. For the 2022-2023 academic year, the Post-9/11 GI Bill® will pay up to $26,381.37 for your tuition and fees. If you qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® at 100%, you will qualify for the Yellow Ribbon agreement. Get more detailed information about the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Cost of Attendance

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