Montana Colleges Statistics

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2020 Montana Colleges Statistics

In Montana State, there are 32 Montana Colleges - 17 public and 15 private schools. Among them, 31 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 8 schools have graduate programs. 18 Montana Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities in Montana. Total 49,723 students are attending Montana Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.87 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Montana Colleges is $4,733 for Montana residents and $13,684 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $6,703 for Montana residents and $20,410 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for Montana Colleges.
Montana Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools32 schools
By Types17 public, 15 private
By Levels12 four(4) years
14 two but less than four years
6 less than two(2) years
By Categories2 National Universities
14 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$4,733 Montana residents
$13,684 out-of-state
Graduate$6,703 Montana residents
$20,410 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,280
Student Population49,723
Undergraduate44,167
Graduate5,556
Acceptance Rate74.30%
Test Scores1,117 SAT, 22 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio13.87 to 1

Montana Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists Montana Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Montana college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2019-2020 Montana Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Montana State University
Public, 4 yearsBozeman, MT
$25,855
($7,325)
$4,609 16,81482% 1,200 SAT
24 ACT
19 to 1
2 The University of Montana
Public, 4 yearsMissoula, MT
$26,218
($7,354)
$5,597 10,96294% 1,150 SAT
23 ACT
16 to 1
3 Rocky Mountain College
Private, 4 yearsBillings, MT
$29,552 $19,826 99759% 1,052 SAT
22 ACT
11 to 1
4 Montana Technological University
Public, 4 yearsButte, MT
$22,595
($7,431)
$6,445 1,84491% 1,170 SAT
24 ACT
13 to 1
5 Montana State University Billings
Public, 4 yearsBillings, MT
$19,257
($5,933)
$4,497 4,315- - 14 to 1
- Great Falls College Montana State University
Public, 2-4 yearsGreat Falls, MT
$10,310
($3,418)
$3,955 1,514- - 12 to 1
- Chief Dull Knife College
Public, 2-4 yearsLame Deer, MT
$2,260 $4,319 196- - 12 to 1
- Butte Academy of Beauty Culture
Private, Less than 2 yearsButte, MT
$10,950 $4,885 21- - 7 to 1
- Montana Academy of SalonsPrivate, 2-4 yearsGreat Falls, MT $17,200 $5,364 91- - 14 to 1
- Montana Bible CollegePrivate, 4 yearsBozeman, MT $8,536 - -47% 1,080 SAT
20 ACT
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- Helena College University of Montana
Public, 2-4 yearsHelena, MT
$9,416
($3,455)
$2,745 1,520- - 12 to 1
- Flathead Valley Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsKalispell, MT
$12,159
($6,377)
$3,988 2,351- - 12 to 1
- Crevier's Academy of Cosmetology ArtsPrivate, Less than 2 yearsKalispell, MT $14,975 $4,326 80- - 13 to 1
- University of Montana (The) - Bitterroot College University of MontanaPrivate, Less than 2 yearsHamilton, MT - - -- - -
- Bold Beauty Academy
Private, 2-4 yearsBillings, MT
$15,500 $5,260 85- - 12 to 1
- Miles Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsMiles City, MT
$9,165
($5,715)
$5,298 505- - 11 to 1
- Fort Peck Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsPoplar, MT
$2,250 $2,637 305- - 10 to 1
- Dawson Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsGlendive, MT
$8,010
($5,430)
$5,705 413- - 14 to 1
- Blackfeet Community College
Private, 2-4 yearsBrowning, MT
$3,010 $5,843 305- - 9 to 1
- Bitterroot School of CosmetologyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsHamilton, MT $14,150 $4,726 33- - 13 to 1
- The University of Montana-Western
Public, 4 yearsDillon, MT
$17,187
($5,725)
$5,649 1,50856% 1,005 SAT
20 ACT
17 to 1
- University of Providence
Private, 4 yearsGreat Falls, MT
$25,892 $12,947 1,03855% 1,101 SAT
20 ACT
12 to 1
- Highlands College of Montana Tech
Public, 2-4 yearsButte, MT
$9,381
($3,579)
$4,620 739- - 13 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-DillonPrivate, 2-4 yearsDillon, MT $13,833 $4,892 43- - 25 to 1
- Stone Child College
Public, 4 yearsBox Elder, MT
$2,645 $3,564 444- - 22 to 1
- Montana State University-Northern
Public, 4 yearsHavre, MT
$18,665
($5,955)
$4,230 1,090100% - 15 to 1
- Little Big Horn College
Public, 2-4 yearsCrow Agency, MT
$3,200 $3,634 255- - 15 to 1
- Aaniiih Nakoda College
Public, 2-4 yearsHarlem, MT
$2,410 $10,693 150- - 10 to 1
- Carroll College
Private, 4 yearsHelena, MT
$36,280 $22,600 1,33569% 1,180 SAT
24 ACT
12 to 1
- Academy of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsBozeman, MT
$12,090 $4,554 35- - 21 to 1
- Health Works Institute
Private, Less than 2 yearsBozeman, MT
$9,670 $4,921 1590% - 22 to 1
- Salish Kootenai College
Private, 4 yearsPablo, MT
$11,583 $6,075 720- - 8 to 1
Average$13,684
($4,733)
$6,280 49,72374.30% 1,117 SAT 13.87 to 1
*Montana college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Montana Best Colleges

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1. Montana State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsBozeman, MT

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2. The University of MontanaPublic, 4 yearsMissoula, MT

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3. Rocky Mountain CollegePrivate, 4 yearsBillings, MT

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4. Montana Technological UniversityPublic, 4 yearsButte, MT

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5. Montana State University BillingsPublic, 4 yearsBillings, MT

All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020