Tuition & Fees

We know that your investment will be the foundation of your dreams, which have a value far beyond any price tag. Let us help make your dreams a reality.

Generous Financial Aid to Offset Costs

Graphic of 48% Tuition Discount College is an investment—an investment in your potential, and in your future. The world of opportunity that a Carroll education can open up for you is truly astounding.

As you review the cost of attendance, it's important to keep in mind that Carroll awards generous financial aid packages to approximately 99 percent of our student body. So virtually every student you’ll encounter here is receiving some form of financial aid to help offset the tuition and fees.

Generous Financial Packages

Here's how we can help

The average financial aid package at Carroll is $28,229—over half the total cost of attendance. In addition to financial assistance, scholarships and awards, and work-study positions, financial need is considered for students who submit a Federal FAFSA. Contact our supportive professional financial aid counselors who will inform you of all the options available to you at (406) 447-5425 or (800) 992-3648, Ext. 5425, as well as

Value beyond the cost

The value of a Carroll education will take you far beyond the 85 acres of our beautiful campus; it will shape you, guide your decisions, and it will make a difference in your life. . . for the rest of your life. Non scholae, sed vitae our motto, means Not for school, but for life. At Carroll, we know that your investment will be the foundation of your dreams, and have a value far beyond anything you can put a price on.


2023-2024 Cost of Attendance Budget for Full-Time Students

Full Time Tuition (12-19 CREDITS)$19,576$39,152
Housing and Food$5,606$11,212
Fixed Fees$600$1,200
Total Direct (Billable) Charges$25,782$51,564
Average Gift Aid($12,422)($24,844)
Total Direct (Billable) Charges After Average Gift Aid$13,360$26,720

Total Cost of Attendance includes allowances for Books and Supplies of $800, Personal Expenses of $1,800, Transportation Expenses of $1,400, and Loan Fees of $68 for a total cost of attendance of $55,632 for the year.

If you choose to live at home with parents your housing and food allowance will be adjusted to $2,410 for the year ($1,205 a semester) and your aid may be revised.


1 Direct Costs are billable charges

2 Housing and Food is based upon the cost of a double-room in the freshman residence hall and the full-meal plan.

3 Allowances are not directly billed to the student, however families still need to financially plan for these expenses. The allowance amounts included in the cost of attendance budget reflect the average costs for book & supplies, personal expenses and transportation. Actual amounts will vary by student.

See the full cost of attendance breakdown here.


Invest in your future

We believe that your dreams are what make the future so exciting, and we also feel that your investment in your future is important. Your dreams are also important to the faculty you will work closely with to achieve them; the staff who will assist you as you move through your college career; and to the students who are a part of the Carroll Community that you learn and grow in.


Need to pay your bill? Both parents and student can make online payments.