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14 Colleges
745 Yearly Graduations
$32,513 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,571 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2021, 745 students received a nursing degree from a college in Montana, making it rank #48 in terms of graduations. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $8,128 per year to get their degree at a college in Montana, while out of state students will pay an average of $16,007 per year.

An estimated 47% of college students in Montana take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,893 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Montana State University

Bozeman, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
281 Yearly Degrees
$7,528 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,230 undergraduates at MSU Bozeman, of which 12,026 are full-time, and there are 16,218 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 55% of accepted students are men, and 45% are women.

Roughly 38% of students at MSU Bozeman take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,758 a year. MSU Bozeman has a 3.5% 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 $38,384.

#2

University of Providence

Great Falls, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
117 Yearly Degrees
$26,662 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 790 undergraduates at University of Providence, of which 528 are full-time, and there are 1,005 students altogether. It takes the average University of Providence undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,135 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,490 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
58 Yearly Degrees
$6,022 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,000 students at Montana State University - Billings in total, 3,602 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,985 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Montana State University - Billings is 4.7 years.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,117 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,441 during the early-career years.

#4

Carroll College

Helena, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees
$38,106 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,100 undergraduates at Carroll Montana, of which 1,065 are full-time, and there are 1,108 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,561 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.3% 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 $43,187 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
38 Yearly Degrees
$7,346 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,431 undergraduates at Montana Tech, of which 1,323 are full-time, and there are 1,650 students altogether. It takes the average Montana Tech undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 63% are men and 37% are women.

50% of Montana Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,482 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,445 during the early-career years.

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

There are 1,024 students at Montana State University - Northern in total, 988 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 729 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Montana State University - Northern is 4.3 years.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,441 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Montana State University - Northern is $38,908.

#7

The University of Montana

Missoula, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
33 Yearly Degrees
$7,492 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,808 students at UM in total, 6,975 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,654 are full-time. For undergraduates at UM, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at UM take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,953 a year. UM has a 6.7% 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 $32,787 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
32 Yearly Degrees
$3,477 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,324 students at Helena College in total, 331 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 43% of students at Helena College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,473 a year. Helena College has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Helena College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,147 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Salish Kootenai College

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

There are 570 full-time undergraduates at SKC, and 716 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,899 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SKC is $24,345.

Public Public vs. Private
26 Yearly Degrees
$3,450 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,071 students at Great Falls College Montana State University in total, 478 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at Great Falls College Montana State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,148 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,993 during the early-career years.

#11

Miles Community College

Miles City, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
24 Yearly Degrees
$6,090 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 567 students at Miles Community College in total, 294 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

73% of Miles Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,823 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% 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 $34,204.

#12

Flathead Valley Community College

Kalispell, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
21 Yearly Degrees
$6,721 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 716 full-time undergraduates at Flathead Valley Community College, and 2,049 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

23% of Flathead Valley Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,922 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Flathead Valley Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,929 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Blackfeet Community College

Browning, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$3,610 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 298 full-time undergraduates at BCC, and 417 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 29 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $17,231 during the early-career years.

#14

Aaniiih Nakoda College

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

The total student population at Aaniiih Nakoda College is 143, which includes 94 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 $18,507 during the early-career years.

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