Montana College Tuition Statistics

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees of Montana colleges is $4,733 for Montana residents and $13,732 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the average graduate tuition & fees is $6,703 for Montana residents and $20,410 out-of-state students.
The average living costs at Montana colleges is $11,884 when a student lives in on-campus facilities such as dormitory and school owned apartments. The off-campus living cost is $12,065 for academic year 2019-2020.
Below list shows colleges with highest and/or lowest college cost. We include only 4 years colleges for the statistics.

2020 Montana Colleges Tuition Comparison Table

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
$3,010-15,99015,603$110-
Highlands College of Montana Tech
Butte, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$9,381
($3,579)
-14,01014,010$412-
Carroll College
Helena, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,280$12,27513,30813,308$1,472$525
Dawson Community College
Glendive, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$8,010
($5,430)
-11,08110,926$210-
Chief Dull Knife College
Lame Deer, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$2,260--9,400$90-
Montana State University Billings
Billings, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$19,257
($5,933)
$20,190
($7,046)
12,06012,060$737$775
Flathead Valley Community College
Kalispell, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$12,159
($6,377)
-12,40411,440$431-
Aaniiih Nakoda College
Harlem, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$2,410--13,320$70-
Fort Peck Community College
Poplar, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$2,250--12,150$70-
Great Falls College Montana State University
Great Falls, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$10,310
($3,418)
--10,948$491-
University of Providence
Great Falls, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,892$14,00013,46613,600$838$875
Helena College University of Montana
Helena, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$9,416
($3,455)
--14,421$283-
Little Big Horn College
Crow Agency, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$3,200--7,835$110-
Miles Community College
Miles City, MT
Public, 2-4 years
$9,165
($5,715)
-8,5728,572$250-
Montana Technological University
Butte, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$22,595
($7,431)
$19,442
($6,054)
14,01814,018$951$1,086
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,855
($7,325)
$20,502
($6,606)
14,03814,038$1,125$1,172
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$26,218
($7,354)
$22,012
($6,610)
13,21413,914$1,006$1,120
Montana State University-Northern
Havre, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$18,665
($5,955)
$20,255
($7,201)
9,67010,900$819$885
Rocky Mountain College
Billings, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,552$34,60511,72211,721$1,207$1,207
Salish Kootenai College
Pablo, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,583
($6,399)
-9,4209,420$285-
The University of Montana-Western
Dillon, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$17,187
($5,725)
-11,27414,302$664-
Montana Bible College
Bozeman, MT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,536-5,9006,750$248-
Stone Child College
Box Elder, MT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$2,645--14,850$65-
Academy of Cosmetology
Bozeman, MT
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,090--12,803--
Butte Academy of Beauty Culture
Butte, MT
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,950--11,362--
Crevier's Academy of Cosmetology Arts
Kalispell, MT
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,975--14,375--
Bold Beauty Academy
Billings, MT
Private, 2-4 years
$15,500--9,614--
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
$13,833--8,535--
Average$13,732$20,41011,88412,065$519$956