Montana College Overview

Of the thirty-one Montana schools, Montana State University ranked first and The University of Montana ranked second (view more at Montana college rankings). The 2022 average tuition & fees of all Montana colleges is $7,767 for Montana residents and $13,732 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 83.80% and the average SAT score is 1,097. The average number of students is 1,530 and the average student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Montana colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2022 Montana Colleges

The following table lists colleges located in Montana ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$28,264$22,3911,20581.00%16,21860%17 to 1
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$28,416$24,0961,14596.00%9,80844%18 to 1
Rocky Mountain College
Billings, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,335$33,4701,02871.00%1,01453%11 to 1
Montana Technological University
Butte, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$22,570$19,4291,20397.00%1,65057%13 to 1
Montana State University Billings
Billings, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$19,352$21,216--4,00028%15 to 1
Dawson Community College
Glendive, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$5,745---37735%11 to 1
Fort Peck Community College
Poplar, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$2,250---32815%9 to 1
Miles Community College
Miles City, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$6,090---56745%12 to 1
Bold Beauty Academy
Billings, MT
Private, 2-4 years
$15,500---9874%11 to 1
Crevier's Academy of Cosmetology Arts
Kalispell, MT
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,800---3279%5 to 1
Flathead Valley Community College
Kalispell, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$6,721---2,04930%11 to 1
Helena College University of Montana
Helena, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$9,570---1,32437%14 to 1
Montana Bible College
Bozeman, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,425-1,08079.00%-43%-
Montana Academy of Salons
Great Falls, MT
Private, 2-4 years
$17,200---8773%15 to 1
Butte Academy of Beauty Culture
Butte, MT
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,950---1861%6 to 1
Chief Dull Knife College
Lame Deer, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$2,260---19632%12 to 1
Great Falls College Montana State University
Great Falls, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$10,824---1,07118%11 to 1
Salish Kootenai College
Pablo, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,399---71659%7 to 1
Health Works Institute
Bozeman, MT
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,670--90.00%15-22 to 1
Academy of Cosmetology
Bozeman, MT
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,800---3389%17 to 1
Carroll College
Helena, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,106$19,5571,19073.00%1,10867%11 to 1
Aaniiih Nakoda College
Harlem, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$2,410---14321%10 to 1
Little Big Horn College
Crow Agency, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$3,200---21125%15 to 1
Montana State University-Northern
Havre, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$18,665$20,255-100.00%1,02435%14 to 1
Stone Child College
Box Elder, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$2,645---31114%11 to 1
Pima Medical Institute-Dillon
Dillon, MT
Private, 2-4 years
$15,375---5065%10 to 1
Highlands College of Montana Tech
Butte, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$9,390---67921%13 to 1
University of Providence
Great Falls, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,812$24,32792099.00%1,00538%8 to 1
The University of Montana-Western
Dillon, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$17,190-1,00552.00%1,33447%14 to 1
Bitterroot School of Cosmetology
Hamilton, MT
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,150---1584%7 to 1
Blackfeet Community College
Browning, MT
Private, 2-4 years
$3,610---41724%29 to 1
Average$13,732$23,0931,09783.80%1,53046%13 to 1