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18 Colleges
1,059 Yearly Graduations
$33,517 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,438 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Montana ranked #46 in the nation for teaching degrees handed out in 2019. Around 1,059 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Montana is $8,379 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $13,744 a year.

An estimated 53% of college students in Montana take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,109 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Montana State University

Bozeman, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
330 Yearly Degrees
$7,325 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,851 undergraduates at MSU Bozeman, of which 12,516 are full-time, and there are 16,814 students altogether. For undergraduates at MSU Bozeman, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

46% of MSU Bozeman students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,859 a year. MSU Bozeman has a 5.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,500 during the early-career years.

#2

The University of Montana

Missoula, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
236 Yearly Degrees
$7,354 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The University of Montana is 10,962, of which 8,306 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,752 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

57% of UM students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,104 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
217 Yearly Degrees
$5,725 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,508 students at Montana Western in total, 1,177 are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Montana Western, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 60% of students at Montana Western take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,968 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Montana Western with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
132 Yearly Degrees
$5,933 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Montana State University - Billings is 4,315, of which 3,960 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,303 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Montana State University - Billings is 4.8 years.

50% of Montana State University - Billings students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,438 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Montana State University - Billings with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Rocky Mountain College

Billings, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
35 Yearly Degrees
$29,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 897 undergraduates at Rocky, of which 867 are full-time, and there are 997 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Rocky is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,959 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rocky is $30,100.

Public Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees
$5,955 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Montana State University - Northern is 1,090, of which 1,031 students are undergraduates and of those, 811 are full-time. For undergraduates at Montana State University - Northern, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 66% of accepted students are men, and 33% are women.

Roughly 58% of students at Montana State University - Northern take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,495 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,600 during the early-career years.

#7

Salish Kootenai College

Pablo, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$6,399 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 586 full-time undergraduates at SKC, and 720 students altogether. For undergraduates at SKC, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

20% of SKC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,574 a year. SKC has a 1.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,100 during the early-career years.

#7

Carroll College

Helena, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$36,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,327 undergraduates at Carroll Montana, of which 1,195 are full-time, and there are 1,335 students altogether. For undergraduates at Carroll Montana, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

57% of Carroll Montana students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,547 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,400 during the early-career years.

#9

Flathead Valley Community College

Kalispell, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$6,377 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Flathead Valley Community College is 2,351, which includes 848 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,277 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Flathead Valley Community College is $25,700.

#9

Blackfeet Community College

Browning, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$3,010 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 305 students at BCC in total, 249 are full-time undergraduates. BCC has a freshman retention rate of 97%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BCC is $11,900.

#11

Stone Child College

Box Elder, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees
$2,645 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 444 students at SCC in total, 132 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SCC is $10,600.

#12

Little Big Horn College

Crow Agency, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$3,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 255 students at Little Big Horn College in total, 226 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $14,300 during the early-career years.

#12

University of Providence

Great Falls, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$25,892 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Providence is 1,038, of which 876 students are undergraduates and of those, 453 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,919 a year. University of Providence has a 7.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from University of Providence with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Fort Peck Community College

Poplar, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
2 Yearly Degrees
$2,250 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 305 students at Fort Peck Community College in total, 170 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $14,800 during the early-career years.

#15

Aaniiih Nakoda College

Harlem, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
1 Yearly Degrees
$2,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 150 students at Aaniiih Nakoda College in total, 108 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $14,500 during the early-career years.

#15

Dawson Community College

Glendive, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
1 Yearly Degrees
$5,430 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 179 full-time undergraduates at DCC, and 413 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

50% of DCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,871 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from DCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees

There are 80 full-time undergraduates at Crevier’s Academy of Cosmetology Arts, and 80 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 63% of students at Crevier’s Academy of Cosmetology Arts take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,094 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#17

Miles Community College

Miles City, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$5,715 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 505 students at Miles Community College in total, 283 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

67% of Miles Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,318 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,800 during the early-career years.

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