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

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, Montana is ranked #48 in the country with 880 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $7,522 per year to get their degree at a college in Montana, while out of state students will pay an average of $14,909 per 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

There are 16,814 students at MSU Bozeman in total, 14,851 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,516 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at MSU Bozeman is 4.7 years.

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

Roughly 46% of students at MSU Bozeman take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,500 during the early-career years.

#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 1,038 students at University of Providence in total, 876 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 453 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Providence is 4.6 years.

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

Roughly 59% of students at University of Providence take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,800 during the early-career years.

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

The total student population at Montana State University - Billings is 4,315, of which 3,960 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,303 are full-time. For undergraduates at Montana State University - Billings, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

Roughly 50% of students at Montana State University - Billings take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,438 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close 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 1,514 students at Great Falls College Montana State University in total, 635 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,800 during the early-career years.

#5

Carroll College

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

There are 1,327 undergraduates at Carroll Montana, of which 1,195 are full-time, and there are 1,335 students altogether. For undergraduates at Carroll Montana, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

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

57% of Carroll Montana students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,547 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,400 during the early-career years.

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 1,844, of which 1,591 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,457 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.

Roughly 43% of students at Montana Tech take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,352 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Montana Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

There are 1,031 undergraduates at Montana State University - Northern, of which 811 are full-time, and there are 1,090 students altogether. 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. Around 66% of accepted students 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

The total student population at Flathead Valley Community College is 2,351, which includes 848 full-time undergraduates. 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. Flathead Valley Community College has a 8.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Flathead Valley Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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 1,520, which includes 488 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

46% of Helena College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

Students who graduate from Helena College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

The University of Montana

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

There are 10,962 students at UM in total, 8,306 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,752 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,300 during the early-career years.

#11

Salish Kootenai College

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

There are 586 full-time undergraduates at SKC, and 720 students altogether. It takes the average SKC undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

20% of SKC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,574 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

The total student population at Miles Community College is 505, which includes 283 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Miles Community College is $30,800.

#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 249 full-time undergraduates at BCC, and 305 students altogether. BCC has a freshman retention rate of 97%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Students who graduate from BCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $11,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Aaniiih Nakoda College

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

There are 108 full-time undergraduates at Aaniiih Nakoda College, and 150 students altogether. 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 361 full-time undergraduates at Highlands College of Montana Tech, and 739 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at Highlands College of Montana Tech take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,654 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Highlands College of Montana Tech is $38,300.

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