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15 Colleges
880 Yearly Graduations
$30,089 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,058 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Montana ranked #48 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 880 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Montana is $7,522 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $14,909 a year.

About 48% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,765 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Montana State University

Bozeman, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
263 Yearly Degrees
$7,325 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Montana State University is 16,692, of which 14,760 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,359 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

46% of MSU Bozeman students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,859 a year. MSU Bozeman has a 5.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MSU Bozeman is $33,500.

#2

University of Providence

Great Falls, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
183 Yearly Degrees
$25,892 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 998 students at University of Providence in total, 785 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 484 are full-time. For undergraduates at University of Providence, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

59% of University of Providence students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,919 a year. University of Providence has a 7.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from University of Providence with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
70 Yearly Degrees
$5,933 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,416 students at Montana State University - Billings in total, 4,031 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,216 are full-time. It takes the average Montana State University - Billings undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

50% of Montana State University - Billings students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,438 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees
$3,418 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 523 full-time undergraduates at Great Falls College Montana State University, and 1,218 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 49% of students at Great Falls College Montana State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,860 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Great Falls College Montana State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Carroll College

Helena, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
46 Yearly Degrees
$36,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,216 undergraduates at Carroll Montana, of which 1,140 are full-time, and there are 1,231 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

57% of Carroll Montana students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,547 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Carroll Montana with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
45 Yearly Degrees
$7,431 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is 1,714, of which 1,493 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,369 are full-time. For undergraduates at Montana Tech, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 71% of accepted students are men, and 29% are women.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,352 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,300 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
44 Yearly Degrees
$5,955 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Montana State University - Northern is 1,073, of which 1,022 students are undergraduates and of those, 794 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Montana State University - Northern is 4.5 years.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 66% are men and 33% are women.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,495 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,600 during the early-career years.

#8

Flathead Valley Community College

Kalispell, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
39 Yearly Degrees
$6,377 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 773 full-time undergraduates at Flathead Valley Community College, and 2,406 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

24% of Flathead Valley Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,277 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees
$3,455 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Helena College University of Montana is 1,423, which includes 428 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,542 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Helena College is $28,900.

#10

The University of Montana

Missoula, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
36 Yearly Degrees
$7,354 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The University of Montana is 10,487, of which 7,714 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,163 are full-time. For undergraduates at UM, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

57% of UM students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,104 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UM is $29,300.

#11

Salish Kootenai College

Pablo, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
31 Yearly Degrees
$6,399 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Salish Kootenai College is 690, which includes 558 full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at SKC, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,574 a year. SKC has a 1.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SKC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Miles Community College

Miles City, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$5,715 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 567 students at Miles Community College in total, 312 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

67% of Miles Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,318 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Miles Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Blackfeet Community College

Browning, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$3,010 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 366 students at BCC in total, 285 are full-time undergraduates. BCC has a freshman retention rate of 97%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $11,900 during the early-career years.

#14

Aaniiih Nakoda College

Harlem, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees
$2,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 131 students at Aaniiih Nakoda College in total, 99 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $14,500 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees
$3,579 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 707 students at Highlands College of Montana Tech in total, 328 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,654 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,300 during the early-career years.

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