Montana College Tuition Statistics

The 2022 average tuition & fees of Montana colleges is $5,265 for Montana residents and $13,343 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the average graduate tuition & fees is $6,871 for Montana residents and $23,093 out-of-state students.
The average living costs at Montana colleges is $12,623 when a student lives in on-campus facilities such as dormitory and school owned apartments. The off-campus living cost is $12,890 for academic year 2020-2021.
Below list shows colleges with highest and/or lowest college cost. We include only 4 years colleges for the statistics.

2022 Montana Colleges Tuition

The following table lists Montana colleges with colleges costs including tuition, fees, and living costs. For 4-years colleges and community colleges, the tuition & fees are the average of programs for an academic year ad for career/vocational schools (less than 2 years school), the tuition & fees are the costs for the largest program and length of program varies by institute.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesOn-Campus Living CostsOff-Campus Living CostsUndergraduate Tuition per Credit HourGraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
Blackfeet Community College
Browning, MT
Private, 2-4 years
$3,610--15,603$150-
Highlands College of Montana Tech
Butte, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$9,390
($3,590)
-15,03215,032$391-
Carroll College
Helena, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,106$19,55713,58412,992$1,588$768
Dawson Community College
Glendive, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$5,745
($4,125)
---$191-
Chief Dull Knife College
Lame Deer, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$2,260--9,400$104-
Montana State University Billings
Billings, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$19,352
($6,022)
$21,216
($7,415)
12,69612,696$807$814
Flathead Valley Community College
Kalispell, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$6,721
($5,293)
---$268-
Aaniiih Nakoda College
Harlem, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$2,410--13,320$97-
Fort Peck Community College
Poplar, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$2,250--12,150$94-
Great Falls College Montana State University
Great Falls, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$10,824
($3,450)
--12,236$552-
University of Providence
Great Falls, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,812$24,32713,74614,000$873$696
Helena College University of Montana
Helena, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$9,570
($3,477)
--14,598$319-
Little Big Horn College
Crow Agency, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$3,200--7,835$135-
Miles Community College
Miles City, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$6,090
($4,530)
---$203-
Montana Technological University
Butte, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$22,570
($7,400)
$19,429
($6,041)
15,04015,040$940$1,002
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$28,264
($7,528)
$22,391
($6,805)
14,30814,308$1,329$1,136
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$28,416
($7,432)
$24,096
($6,892)
14,50415,204$1,185$1,197
Montana State University-Northern
Havre, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$18,665
($5,955)
$20,255
($7,201)
9,67010,900$894$885
Rocky Mountain College
Billings, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,335$33,47012,12512,124$1,306$1,230
Salish Kootenai College
Pablo, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,399
($4,311)
---$178-
The University of Montana-Western
Dillon, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$17,190
($5,726)
-11,88014,806$717-
Montana Bible College
Bozeman, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,425-6,2008,000$286-
Stone Child College
Box Elder, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$2,645--14,850$94-
City College Montana State University Billings
Billings, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$8,977
($3,914)
-12,69612,696--
Academy of Cosmetology Inc
Bozeman, MT
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,800--14,400--
Butte Academy of Beauty Culture
Butte, MT
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,950--11,277--
Crevier's Academy of Cosmetology Arts
Kalispell, MT
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,800--14,375--
Bitterroot School of Cosmetology
Hamilton, MT
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,150--13,894--
Montana Academy of Salons
Great Falls, MT
Private, 2-4 years
$17,200--12,650--
Pima Medical Institute-Dillon
Dillon, MT
Private, 2-4 years
$15,375--12,495--
Average$13,343$23,09312,62312,890$552$966