Montana Best Colleges Comparison

View the Montana Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
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Colleges In Montana Statistics

There are 32 colleges in Montana - 17 public and 15 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $13,956 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $23,082. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,097 and the average acceptance rate is 84% for Montana Best Colleges Comparison.
Next table shows the key academic facts for all colleges in Montana. You may want to check more statistics and compare all Montana colleges at Montana Statistics page.
2019-2020 Colleges In Montana Statistics
Top 5 colleges in MontanaAll colleges in Montana
Number of Schools5 schools
(4 public, 1 private)
32 schools
(17 public, 15 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,045 (in-state)
$25,363 (out-of-state)
$4,789 (in-state)
$13,956 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$6,706 (in-state)
$23,833 (out-of-state)
$6,805 (in-state)
$23,082 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$9,076$6,375
Test Scores1,145 SAT, 24 ACT 1,097 SAT, 22 ACT
Acceptance Rate86.25% 83.80%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.00% 44.70%
Population32,69045,898
Undergraduate27,07740,026
Graduate5,6135,872
Graduation Rate48.40%45.77%
Transfer-out Rate5.00%11.86%
Students to Faculty Ratio14.80 to 112.63 to 1

Top Colleges In Montana Comparison

Next table lists the top 5 colleges in Montana for academic year 2019-2020. Montana State University ranked top in the Montana Best Colleges Comparison and The University of Montana and Rocky Mountain College follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $25,363 for undergraduate programs $23,833 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Montana is 1,145 and the acceptance rate is 86.25%. The average students to faculty ratio is 14.80 to 1 for top colleges in Montana. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in Montana Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Montana State University
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Public, 4 yearsBozeman, MT
$27,104
($7,371)
$6,737 16,21881% 1,205 SAT
25 ACT
17 to 1
2 The University of Montana
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Public, 4 yearsMissoula, MT
$27,256
($7,430)
$6,120 9,80896% 1,145 SAT
24 ACT
18 to 1
3 Rocky Mountain College
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Private, 4 yearsBillings, MT
$30,586 $21,443 1,01471% 1,028 SAT
21 ACT
11 to 1
4 Montana Technological University
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Public, 4 yearsButte, MT
$22,561
($7,397)
$6,705 1,65097% 1,203 SAT
24 ACT
13 to 1
5 Montana State University Billings
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Public, 4 yearsBillings, MT
$19,310
($5,980)
$4,376 4,000- - 15 to 1
Average$25,363
($7,045)
$9,076 32,69086.25% 1,145 SAT 14.80 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020