Institutional Data

Data from Newly-Enrolled Students


90%

work twenty or more hours per week

63%

enroll in the institution on a part-time basis

New students indicate their top reasons for choosing to attend Carroll Institute

82%

Affordability of
tuition and fees

68%

Flexible class schedule

64%

Theological perspective

52%

Faculty

Denominational affiliations

85% Baptist
10% Other denominations (Methodist, Pentecostal, etc…)
5% Non-denominational

Enrollment by Degree Program


 

Data from Graduating Students


Graduating students provide feedback related to their overall satisfaction and experiences while studying at Carroll Institute.

92%

serving in a vocational position at the time of graduation

16%

plan further graduate study

Vocational positions attained or sought by graduates

75% Church Ministry
26% Youth Ministry
19% Christian Education

Graduating students’ levels of satisfaction with academic resources and services

Academic Resource or Service Level of Satisfaction
Accessibility of faculty 4.60
Quality of teaching 4.70
Class size 4.45
Ease in scheduling required courses 4.60
Writing and research support 4.33
Helpfulness of administration/support staff 4.78
Academic advising 4.55
Spiritual formation 4.35
Pastoral care 4.27

Measurements are based on a 5-point scale, where 3 represents “Neutral,” 4 represents “Satisfied,” and 5 represents “Very Satisfied.”

Graduating students report the following levels of satisfaction related to personal skill development for ministry preparation

Skill Level of Satisfaction
Ability to use and interpret Scripture 4.51
Ability to think theologically 4.48
Ability to teach well 4.44
Knowledge of my own religious tradition 4.36
Ability to lead others 4.35
Ability to give spiritual direction 4.33
Ability to preach well 4.24
Knowledge of church doctrine and history 4.18
Knowledge of Christian philosophy and ethics 4.18
Ability to relate social issues to faith 4.18
Knowledge of church polity/canon law 4.16
Ability to conduct worship/liturgy 4.02
Ability in pastoral counseling 3.98
Knowledge of other religious traditions 3.95
Ability to administer a church 3.86

Measurements are based on a 5-point scale, where 3 represents “Neutral,” 4 represents “Satisfied,” and 5 represents “Very Satisfied.”

Graduating students report the most important influences on their education experience at Carroll Institute

85%

Faculty

41%

Study of history and theology

28%

Biblical studies

28%

Required reading

Graduates by Degree Program 2007-2016

8.5% Master of Arts in Christian Education
8.5% Master of Arts in Counseling
18% Master of Arts in Religion
33% Master of Arts in Theology
3% Master of Arts in Worship
11% Master of Divinity
1.5% Doctor of Ministry
16% Doctor of Philosophy