Cost of Attendance

Cost of Attendance for:

Cost of Attendance by Semester

Undergraduate & Non-Degree Full Time Tuition & Standard Fees
Tuition Full Time 12-19 credits$18,091.00 
Tuition over 19 credits$1,508.00Rate is per credit
Student Fee$540.00 
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Undergraduate & Non-Degree Part Time Tuition & Standard Fees
Tuition Part Time under 12 credits$1,508.00Rate is per credit
Student Part Time Fee$270.00No charge for less than 6 credits per semester
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Post Baccalaureate Full Time Tuition & Standard Fees
Tuition Full Time 12-19 credits$829.00Rate is per credit
Tuition over 19 credits$1,508.00Rate is per credit
Student Full Time Fee$540.00 
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Post Baccalaureate Part Time Tuition & Standard Fees
Tuition Part Time under 12 credits$829.00Rate is per credit
Student Part Time Fee$270.00No charge for less than 6 credits per semester
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Winter Session
Undergraduate Tuition$680.00Rate is per credit
Post Baccalaureate Tuition$680.00Rate is per credit
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Advanced College Experience (ACE)
Tuition$50.00Rate is per credit
ACE Technology Fee$60.00 
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule

Note: Eligible High School Students can take a maximum of 8 semester credits.

Senior Citizens
Tuition- fixed rate$50.001-3 credits
Tuition- fixed rate$100.004-6 credits
Tuition- fixed rate$150.007-9 credits
Tuition- fixed rate$200.0010-12 credits
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule

Note: 60 years or older at registration and enrolled for audit only.

Carroll Early Access (CEA)
Tuition$ —Rate is per credit
CEA Technology Fee$60.00 
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule

Note: Eligible High School Students can take a maximum of 8 semester credits.

Certificate Program
Tuition$1,000.00Rate is per course
Cert. Program Technology Fee$60.00 
Audit Tuition
Tuition$150.00Rate is per credit
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Pastoral Ministry
Tuition$500.00Rate is per course
Faculty Led - Fall/Spring
Full Time* 12-19 creditsNo additional tuition cost 
Tuition Overload 20+ credits$1,508.00Rate is per credit

*Tuition Remission, ACE, CEA & Senior Citizen rates DO NOT APPLY for any education abroad.
*Variable program costs apply to all education abroad (academic year or summer).

Faculty Led - Summer
Tuition$680.00Rate is per credit
Education Abroad* Fall/Spring - Summer
*Variable program costs apply to all education abroad (academic year or summer).
Miscellaneous Fees
Application Fee$35.00 
Enrollment Deposit$400.00 
Orientation Fee$100.00One time fee
Senior Activity Fee$150.00One time fee
Late Grad App Submission Fee$25.00 
Nursing Liability Fee$20.00Rate is per year
Nursing Program Fee$590.00Rate is per semester
Engineering Program Fee$100.00Rate is per semester
Anthrozoology Program Fee$350.00Rate is per semester
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Payment Plan Setup Fee$50.00Rate is per semester
Late Payment Fee$100.00Rate is per semester

Residence Halls

Note: First and second year students are required to live on campus.

GuadalupeRate is per semester
Single$2,935.00
Double/Triple$2,556.00
Triple/Quad$2,556.00
St. CharlesRate is per semester
Single$2,935.00
Double/Triple$2,556.00
BorromeoRate is per semester
Single$2,935.00
Double$2,556.00
TrinityRate is per semester
Single Bedroom/Quad Unit$3,094.00
Shared Bedroom/Double Unit$2,826.00

Campus Apartments

Note: Available for 3rd, 4th and 5th year students only

Apartment SizeRate is per month
2 Bedroom$1,010.00 (based on unit price)
3 Bedroom$1,365.00 (based on unit price)

Note: Monthly rent rate per student is based on apartment occupancy.

  • 12 month lease & $400 deposit required
  • Utilities included
  • Wireless internet, Water, Sewer and Garbage included
  • Students renting Apartments are NOT eligible for Community Living Grant
  • For more information see Residence Life

Meal Plans

Plan NameRate is per semesterAvailable for# of MealsFlex Cash
All Access$2,575.00All StudentsUnlimited$175.00
Block$2,400.00All Students240 Block$325.00
Upperclassman$1,457.00Junior & Senior, Apartment Tenants, Off Campus Students10 meals/week$300.00
Commuter$613.00Apartment Tenants or Off Campus Students40 meals/semester$200.00

Note: Each semester is approximately 104 days.

  • First and Second year residential students must choose either the All Access or the Block 240 Plan.
  • Helena-area students living with a parent(s) or guardian(s) must be on a Commuter Plan.
  • Unused Meals DO NOT carry forward from semester to semester
  • Unused Flex dollars carry forward from fall semester to spring ONLY if a meal plan is purchased spring semester.
  • Unused Flex dollars DO NOT carry forward from spring semester to fall semester.

Note: All listed changed are subject to change without notice by the College.

Cost of Attendance by Semester

Application Fee for Master of Accountancy
The Master of Accoutancy program has a one time $55.00 application fee.
Fall 2020 & Spring 2021 Tuition and Fees
Master's Tuition$564.00rate is per credit
Graduate Student Fee*$100.00per semester
Master Graduating Fee$150.00one time
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Note: All listed charges are subject to change without notice by the College. Additional charges may apply based on enrollment status and room & board charges (see Cost of Attendance 2020-2021).

*Supports technology, student services, use of Hunthausen Activity Center and access to campus events

Refund Policies*

Students wishing to drop from masters courses with beginning and end dates which do not correspond to the full semester schedule are required to direct their request to the Registrar's Office. This must be done prior to the first scheduled class meeting in order to receive 100% refund of tuition. A 50% refund* of tuition will be granted if written notice is received according to the following schedule:

  • 5 week module- within the first 5 calendar days of the module
  • 6 week module- within the first 6 calendar days of the module
  • 7 week module- within the first 7 calendar days of the module
  • 8 week module- within the first 8 calendar days of the module

*program, laboratory, course, workshop, and new student orientation fees are non-refundable

Fall 2020 Refund Policy
CourseStart DateDrop & Receive
100% refund
Drop & Receive
50% refund
BA-503 Financial Accounting
(7 week module)
Wed, Aug 26Tue, Aug 25Tue, Sept 1
BA-511 Tax Research/Practice
(7 week module)
Wed, Aug 26Tue, Aug 25Tue, Sept 1
BA-507 Advanced Accounting Topics
(8 week module)
Wed, Oct 21Tue, Oct 20Thu, Oct 29
BA-521 Advanced Taxation Topics
(8 week module)
Wed, Oct 21Tue, Oct 20Thu, Oct 29

Note: Spring 2021 refund policies are still being finalized.

Master of Accountancy Financial Aid

Financial aid administered by the Financial Aid Office is designed to assist students in paying for their expenses associated with earning a graduate degree. Financial aid is available to assist in paying for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and the student's living expenses while enrolled. Students may qualify for federal work, and loans only. Graduate and Post Bach students are not eligible for any Carroll College gift aid or tuition benefits. MACC students are not eligible for the Yellow Ribbon GI Educational Enhancement Program.

A graduate program student may be eligible for graduate level, Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan limits based on their annual FAFSA results and aggregate loan limits ($20,500 annual limit). First time Stafford Loan borrowers must complete a Federal Direct Stafford Loan, Master Promissory Note (MPN). Graduate students may also be eligible for a Federal Graduate PLUS Loan whichis a loan available to graduate students who need extra funding after receiving the annual maximum in Stafford Loans. These are credit based loans. Each year a graduate student may apply for a Graduate PLUS Loan using the online application form at studentloans.gov. First time Graduate PLUS borrowers must also sign a Master Promissory Note (MPN).  Federal Work-Study may be available for those that qualify.  For information regarding aid at Carroll, view our Federal Loan Financial Aid webpage.

Summer Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate & Non-Degree Full Time Tuition & Standard Fees
Undergraduate Tuition$680.00Rate is per credit
Post Baccalaureate Tuition$680.00Rate is per credit
Senior Citizen Tuition$50.001-3 credits
Senior Citizen Tuition$100.004-6 credits
Senior Citizen Tuition$150.007-9 credits
*Room$120.00Rate is per week

Course Fee(s) Variable See class schedule
*Room rate of $60/week is charged to students employed by Carroll College during the summer and/or students enrolled in summer course(s).

Undergraduate Students

Summer 2021 Payment Due Dates**

Payment for each session is due by the Wednesday before the class starts. The same day to drop and receive 100% of tuition for the course.

FOR ALL RESERVED SUMMER COURSES.

Summer 2021 Refund Policies**

NOTE: Must complete a withdrawal/drop card at the Registrar's Office. Online must email the Registrar's Office

  • 3 Week Summer Session
    • Session 1 - May 24 - June 11; 100% if dropped by May 19, 50% by May 24th
    • Session 2 - June 14 - July 02; 100% if dropped by June 9, 50% by June 14th
    • Session 3 - July 06 - July 23; 100% if dropped by June 30, 50% by July 06th
    • Session 4 - July 26 - August 13; 100% if dropped by July 21, 50% by July 26th
  • 6 Week Summer Session
    • Session 1 - May 24 - July 02; 100% if dropped by May 19; 50% by May 24th
    • Session 2 - July 06 - Aug 13; 100% if dropped by June 30; 50% by July 06th
  • 12 Week Summer Session
    • Session 1 - May 24 - August 13; 100% if dropped by May 19; 50% by May 24th
  • 4 Week Consortium
    • Session 1- June 28 - August 22; 100% if dropped by June 23; 50% by June 28th

Students with summer financial aid must contact the financial aid office prior to dropping any summer classes.
**Payment & Refund Policies apply to online classes also.
Special Sessions follow II Payment & Refund Policy unless specifically listed.
Note: All listed charges are subject to change without notice by the College.
 

No courses offered Summer 2021

For more information please visit the Master of Accountancy page.

Cost Of Attendance by Semester

 Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022, & Summer 2022
Enrollment Deposit    $400.00one time
Accelerated Nursing Program- Tuition/Post Bac $15,000.00 per semester
Liability Fee    $10.00per semester
Program Fee$650.00per semester
Clinical Fee    $500.00per semester
Student Fee    $540.00per semester
Graduation Fee    $160.00one time
Semester Late Fee*    $100.00per semester
Payment Plan Setup Fee**    $50.00per semester
Payment Plan Installment Late Fee    $10.00per installment
  • *If the student balance is not paid in full by the semester due dates (Summer = May 1st, Fall = Sept. 1st & Spring = Jan. 1st) or enrolled in a semester payment plan; the semester late fee is charged.
  • **Payment plan installment dates are: May 1st, June 1st, July 1st & August 1st.
  • Note: All listed charges are subject to change without notice by the College. Additional charges may apply based on enrollment status and room & board charges (see Cost of Attendance page).

Withdrawal Procedure & Refund Policy

Due to the intensiveness of the program, ACNU students, who withdraw during a term, are required to restart the program. More information about readmission is available from the Accelerated Nursing program director. Withdrawal forms must be obtained & returned in the Registrar's Office. Forms must be stamped by 4:00 pm on the deadlines listed below to receive appropriate refund of tuition & fees. More information at (406) 447-5435.

  • 10 days prior to beginning of first course in each semester - 100% Refund of tuition & student fees less $400 deposit forfeiture
  • 1-9 days prior to beginning of first course in the semester  - 50% Refund of tuition & student fees
  • First day of course in the semester or after - 0% Refund of tuition & student fees 

Please visit the official dates and deadlines page to read our future policies on refunds and withdrawals, as well as other important deadlines.

Through GradGuard, Carroll College offers a tuition insurance plan as added protection for students and families. This plan can reimburse your non-refundable tuition and housing costs after an unexpected withdrawal for a covered illness, injury, mental health condition and more. You will have the option to learn more about tuition insurance on the next page.

Cost of Attendance by Semester

Undergraduate & Non-Degree Full Time Tuition & Standard Fees
Tuition Full Time 12-19 credits$18,453.00  
Tuition over 19 credits $1,538.00 Rate is per credit
Student Fee $600.00 Per Semester
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Undergraduate & Non-Degree Part Time Tuition & Standard Fees
Tuition Part Time under 12 credits $1,538.00 Rate is per credit
Student Part Time Fee$300.00No charge for less than 6 credits per semester
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Post Baccalaureate Full Time Tuition & Standard Fees
Tuition Full Time 12-19 credits $846.00 Rate is per credit
Tuition over 19 credits $1,538.00 Rate is per credit
Student Full Time Fee$600.00Per Semester
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Post Baccalaureate Part Time Tuition & Standard Fees
Tuition Part Time under 12 credits $846.00 Rate is per credit
Student Part Time Fee$300.00No charge for less than 6 credits per semester
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Advanced College Experience (ACE)
Tuition$50.00Rate is per credit
ACE Technology Fee$60.00Per Semester
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule

Note: Eligible High School Students can take a maximum of 8 semester credits.

Senior Citizens
Tuition- fixed rate$50.001-3 credits
Tuition- fixed rate$100.004-6 credits
Tuition- fixed rate$150.007-9 credits
Tuition- fixed rate$200.0010-12 credits
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule

Note: 60 years or older at registration and enrolled for audit only.

Carroll Early Access (CEA)
Tuition$ —Rate is per credit
CEA Technology Fee$60.00Per Semester
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule

Note: Eligible High School Students can take a maximum of 8 semester credits.

Audit Tuition
Tuition$150.00Rate is per credit
Course Fee(s)VariableSee class schedule
Faculty Led - Fall/Spring
Full Time* 12-19 creditsNo additional tuition cost 
Tuition Overload 20+ credits$1,538.00Rate is per credit

*Tuition Remission, ACE, CEA & Senior Citizen rates DO NOT APPLY for any education abroad.
*Variable program costs apply to all education abroad (academic year or summer).

Faculty Led - Summer
TuitionTBDRate is per credit
Education Abroad* Fall/Spring - Summer
*Variable program costs apply to all education abroad (academic year or summer).
Miscellaneous Fees
Application Fee$35.00 
Enrollment Deposit$200.00Rate is per semester
International Enrollment Deposit$750.00Rate is per semester
Orientation Fee$100.00One time fee
Late Grad App Submission Fee$25.00One time fee if applicable
Nursing Liability Fee$20.00Rate is per year
Nursing Clincial Fee$340.00Rate is per semester
Nursing Program Fee$350.00Rate is per semester
Engineering Program Fee$100.00Rate is per semester
Anthrozoology Program Fee$350.00Rate is per semester
Graduating Student Fee$160.00One time fee
Late Graduation Application Submission Fee$25.00One time fee if applicable
Payment Plan Setup Fee$50.00Rate is per semester
Late Payment Fee$100.00Rate is per semester

Residence Halls

Note: First and second year students are required to live on campus.

GuadalupeRate is per semester
Single$2,935.00
Double/Triple$2,556.00
Triple/Quad$2,556.00
St. CharlesRate is per semester
Single$2,935.00
Double$2,556.00
Triple/Quad$2,556.00
BorromeoRate is per semester
Single$2,935.00
Double$2,556.00
TrinityRate is per semester
Single Bedroom/Quad Unit$3,094.00
Shared Bedroom/Double Unit$2,826.00

Campus Apartments

Note: Available for 3rd, 4th and 5th year students only

Apartment SizeRate is per month
2 Bedroom $1,050.00
3 Bedroom $1,425.00

Note: Monthly rent rate per student is based on apartment occupancy.

  • 12 month lease & $500 deposit required
  • Utilities included
  • Wireless internet, Water, Sewer and Garbage included
  • Students renting Apartments are NOT eligible for Community Living Grant
  • For more information see Residence Life

Meal Plans

Plan NameRate is per semesterAvailable for# of MealsFlex Cash
All Access $2,652.00 All StudentsUnlimited$175.00
Block$2,472.00All StudentsBlock 240$325.00
Upperclassman$1,501.00 Junior & Senior, Apartment Tenants, Off-Campus StudentsBlock 110$300.00
Commuter$631.00Apartment Tenants or Off-Campus StudentsBlock 40$200.00

Note: Each semester is approximately 104 days.

  • First and Second year residential students must choose either the All Access or the Block 240 Plan.
  • Helena-area students living with a parent(s) or guardian(s) must be on a Commuter Plan.
  • Unused Meals DO NOT carry forward from semester to semester
  • Unused Flex dollars carry forward from fall semester to spring ONLY if a meal plan is purchased spring semester.
  • Unused Flex dollars DO NOT carry forward from spring semester to fall semester.

Note: All listed changed are subject to change without notice by the College.

Cost of Attendance by Semester

Fall 2021, Spring 2022 & Summer 2022 Tuition and Fees
Application Fee$55.00rate is per credit
Master of Accountancy Tuition$584.00rate is per credit
MACC Graduate Fee$110.00per semester
Master Graduating Fee$160.00one time
Semester Late Fee*$100.00per semester
Payment Plan Setup Fee$50.00per semester
Payment Plan Installment Late Fee$10.00per installment
Course Fee(s)variablesee class schedule
*if the student balance is not paid in full by the semester due date (Fall = Aug. 1st & Spring = Jan. 1st) or enrolled in a semester payment plan; the semester late fee is charged.
Note: All listed charges are subject to change without notice by the College. Additional charges may apply based on enrollment status and room & board charges (see Cost of Attendance 2021-2022).

Refund Policies*

Students wishing to drop from masters courses with beginning and end dates which do not correspond to the full semester schedule are required to direct their request to the Registrar's Office. This must be done prior to the first scheduled class meeting in order to receive 100% refund of tuition. A 50% refund* of tuition will be granted if written notice is received according to the following schedule:

  • 7 week module- within the first 7 calendar days of the module
  • 8 week module- within the first 8 calendar days of the module
  • 5 week module- within the first 5 calendar days of the module
  • 3 week module- within the first 3 calendar days of the module

*program, laboratory, course, workshop, and new student orientation fees are non-refundable

Fall 2021 Refund Policy
CourseStart DateDrop & Receive
100% refund
Drop & Receive
50% refund
BA-503 Financial Accounting
(8 week module)
Tue, Aug 24Wed, Aug 25Wed, Sept 1
BA-511 Tax Research/Practice
(8 week module)
Tue, Aug 24Wed, Aug 25Wed, Sept 1
BA-507 Advanced Accounting Topics
(8 week module)
Tue, Oct 19Wed, Oct 20Wed, Oct 27
BA-521 Advanced Taxation Topics
(8 week module)
Tue, Oct 19Wed, Oct 20Wed, Oct 27
Spring 2021 & Summer 2022 Refund Policies**
CourseStart DateDrop & Receive 100% refundDrop & Receive 50% refund
** TBD once Spring 2022 & Summer 2022 courses are finalized   

Master of Accountancy Financial Aid

Financial aid administered by the Financial Aid Office is designed to assist students in paying for their expenses associated with earning a graduate degree. Financial aid is available to assist in paying for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and the student's living expenses while enrolled. Students may qualify for federal work, and loans only. Graduate and Post Bach students are not eligible for any Carroll College gift aid or tuition benefits. MACC students are not eligible for the Yellow Ribbon GI Educational Enhancement Program.

A graduate program student may be eligible for graduate level, Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan limits based on their annual FAFSA results and aggregate loan limits ($20,500 annual limit). First time Stafford Loan borrowers must complete a Federal Direct Stafford Loan, Master Promissory Note (MPN). Graduate students may also be eligible for a Federal Graduate PLUS Loan whichis a loan available to graduate students who need extra funding after receiving the annual maximum in Stafford Loans. These are credit based loans. Each year a graduate student may apply for a Graduate PLUS Loan using the online application form at studentloans.gov. First time Graduate PLUS borrowers must also sign a Master Promissory Note (MPN).  Federal Work-Study may be available for those that qualify.  For information regarding aid at Carroll, view our Federal Loan Financial Aid webpage.

Cost of Attendance by Semester

 Cost of Attendance by Semester
Tuition$850.00per credit hour
Master Fee $600.00 if 8 credits or more
Master Fee    $300.00if 7 credits or less
Clinical Fee$300.00per semster
Program Fee    $150.00per semester
Liability Insurance   $100.00per year
Books cost $400.00per semester
Travel Cost $700.00per semester (if applicable)
Room/Board$5,208.00per semester (if applicable)