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 45,898 students are attending Montana Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.63 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Montana Colleges is $4,789 for Montana residents and $13,956 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $6,805 for Montana residents and $23,082 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$4,789 Montana residents
$13,956 out-of-state
Graduate$6,805 Montana residents
$23,082 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,375
Student Population45,898
Undergraduate40,026
Graduate5,872
Acceptance Rate83.80%
Test Scores1,097 SAT, 22 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio12.63 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
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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
- Crevier's Academy of Cosmetology Arts
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Private, Less than 2 yearsKalispell, MT
$14,800 $3,933 32- - 5 to 1
- University of Montana (The) - Bitterroot College University of Montana
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Private, Less than 2 yearsHamilton, MT
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- Bold Beauty Academy
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Private, 2-4 yearsBillings, MT
$15,500 $4,528 98- - 11 to 1
- Miles Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsMiles City, MT
$9,510
($5,910)
$5,783 567- - 12 to 1
- Fort Peck Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsPoplar, MT
$2,250 $2,410 328- - 9 to 1
- Dawson Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsGlendive, MT
$8,220
($5,580)
$6,484 377- - 11 to 1
- Blackfeet Community College
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Private, 2-4 yearsBrowning, MT
$3,370 $3,363 417- - 29 to 1
- Bitterroot School of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsHamilton, MT
$14,150 $7,436 15- - 7 to 1
- The University of Montana-Western
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Public, 4 yearsDillon, MT
$17,209
($5,747)
$3,608 1,33452% 1,005 SAT
19 ACT
14 to 1
- University of Providence
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Private, 4 yearsGreat Falls, MT
$26,662 $15,423 1,00599% 920 SAT
20 ACT
8 to 1
- Highlands College of Montana Tech
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Public, 2-4 yearsButte, MT
$9,391
($3,589)
$2,362 679- - 13 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-Dillon
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Private, 2-4 yearsDillon, MT
$14,370 $4,123 50- - 10 to 1
- Stone Child College
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Public, 4 yearsBox Elder, MT
$2,645 $6,376 311- - 11 to 1
- Montana State University-Northern
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Public, 4 yearsHavre, MT
$18,665
($5,955)
$4,344 1,024100% - 14 to 1
- Little Big Horn College
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Public, 2-4 yearsCrow Agency, MT
$3,200 $4,085 211- - 15 to 1
- Aaniiih Nakoda College
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Public, 2-4 yearsHarlem, MT
$2,410 $7,208 143- - 10 to 1
- Carroll College
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Private, 4 yearsHelena, MT
$37,262 $25,492 1,10873% 1,190 SAT
25 ACT
11 to 1
- Academy of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsBozeman, MT
$12,390 $4,649 33- - 17 to 1
- Health Works Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsBozeman, MT
$9,670 $4,921 1590% - 22 to 1
- Salish Kootenai College
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Private, 4 yearsPablo, MT
$11,583 $7,713 716- - 7 to 1
- Great Falls College Montana State University
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Public, 2-4 yearsGreat Falls, MT
$10,342
($3,450)
$3,322 1,071- - 11 to 1
- Chief Dull Knife College
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Public, 2-4 yearsLame Deer, MT
$2,260 $7,647 196- - 12 to 1
- Butte Academy of Beauty Culture
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Private, Less than 2 yearsButte, MT
$11,950 $3,293 18- - 6 to 1
- Montana Academy of Salons
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Private, 2-4 yearsGreat Falls, MT
$17,200 $6,683 87- - 15 to 1
- Montana Bible College
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Private, 4 yearsBozeman, MT
$9,040 $582 -79% 1,080 SAT
20 ACT
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- Helena College University of Montana
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Public, 2-4 yearsHelena, MT
$9,600
($3,507)
$2,319 1,324- - 14 to 1
- Flathead Valley Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsKalispell, MT
$12,159
($6,735)
$4,149 2,049- - 11 to 1
Average$13,956
($4,789)
$6,375 45,89883.80% 1,097 SAT 12.63 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