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# Montana Nursing Colleges

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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