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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

In 2019, 1,059 students received a teaching degree from a college in Montana, making it rank #46 in terms of graduations. Montana colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $8,379 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $13,744 per 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 14,760 undergraduates at MSU Bozeman, of which 12,359 are full-time, and there are 16,692 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at MSU Bozeman is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Roughly 46% of students at MSU Bozeman take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,859 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from MSU Bozeman with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

The University of Montana

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

There are 7,714 undergraduates at UM, of which 6,163 are full-time, and there are 10,487 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UM is 4.6 years.

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

57% of UM students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,104 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,300 during the early-career years.

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

There are 1,126 full-time undergraduates at Montana Western, and 1,358 students altogether. It takes the average Montana Western undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

60% of Montana Western students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,968 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close 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 4,416, of which 4,031 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,216 are full-time. For undergraduates at Montana State University - Billings, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

Roughly 50% of students at Montana State University - Billings take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,438 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,400 during the early-career years.

#5

Rocky Mountain College

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

The total student population at Rocky Mountain College is 1,000, of which 850 students are undergraduates and of those, 829 are full-time. 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%. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at Rocky take out loans to pay for college. 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%!

Students who graduate from Rocky with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

There are 1,022 undergraduates at Montana State University - Northern, of which 794 are full-time, and there are 1,073 students altogether. For undergraduates at Montana State University - Northern, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

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

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from Montana State University - Northern with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Salish Kootenai College

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

The total student population at Salish Kootenai College is 690, which includes 558 full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at SKC, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

Roughly 20% of students at SKC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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 1,231 students at Carroll Montana in total, 1,216 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,140 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Carroll Montana is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Around 36% of accepted students 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.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Carroll Montana is $37,400.

#9

Flathead Valley Community College

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

There are 2,406 students at Flathead Valley Community College in total, 773 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

24% of Flathead Valley Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,277 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,700 during the early-career years.

#9

Blackfeet Community College

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

The total student population at Blackfeet Community College is 366, which includes 285 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at BCC. The freshman retention rate is 97%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $11,900 during the early-career years.

#11

Stone Child College

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

There are 159 full-time undergraduates at SCC, and 318 students altogether. 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

The total student population at Little Big Horn College is 261, which includes 214 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Little Big Horn College is $14,300.

#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 998, of which 785 students are undergraduates and of those, 484 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

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

59% of University of Providence students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Providence is $28,800.

#14

Fort Peck Community College

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

There are 346 students at Fort Peck Community College in total, 189 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Fort Peck Community College is $14,800.

#15

Aaniiih Nakoda College

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

There are 99 full-time undergraduates at Aaniiih Nakoda College, and 131 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Students who graduate from Aaniiih Nakoda College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $14,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Dawson Community College

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

The total student population at Dawson Community College is 447, which includes 214 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

50% of DCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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 66 full-time undergraduates at Crevier’s Academy of Cosmetology Arts, and 66 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Crevier’s Academy of Cosmetology Arts. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

Roughly 63% of students at Crevier’s Academy of Cosmetology Arts take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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 567 students at Miles Community College in total, 312 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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