# Montana Colleges

In terms of yearly graduations, Montana is ranked #50 in the country with 10,211 degrees handed out in 2018. Montana colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $7,058 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $12,623 per year.

About 51% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,028 per year.

## Most Popular Schools in Montana

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

There are 16,613 students at MSU Bozeman in total, 12,403 of which are full-time undergraduates. 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%. 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 5.4% 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 $33,500 during the early-career years.

The total student population at The University of Montana is 11,865, of which 7,444 students are full-time undergraduates. 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 University of Montana 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 10.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from University of Montana with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,400 full-time undergraduates at Montana State University - Billings, and 4,401 students altogether. 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 11.5% 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 1,909 students at Montana Tech in total, 1,529 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Montana Tech undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

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

43% of Montana Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,352 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

The total student population at The University of Montana - Western is 1,538, of which 1,230 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at The University of Montana - Western, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

60% of The University of Montana - Western students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,968 a year. The University of Montana - Western has a 8.1% 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 $27,000 during the early-career years.

There are 1,287 full-time undergraduates at Carroll Montana, and 1,362 students altogether. For undergraduates at Carroll Montana, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

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

Roughly 57% of students at Carroll Montana take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,547 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 894 full-time undergraduates at Flathead Valley Community College, and 2,307 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,277 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 $25,700 during the early-career years.

There are 991 students at Rocky in total, 868 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Rocky undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at Rocky take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,959 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,100 during the early-career years.

There are 1,066 students at University of Providence in total, 469 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at University of Providence, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,919 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Providence is $28,800.

There are 646 full-time undergraduates at Great Falls College Montana State University, and 1,691 students altogether. 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 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Great Falls College Montana State University is $26,800.

There are 855 full-time undergraduates at Montana State University - Northern, and 1,236 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 typical student loan amount is $5,495 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to 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.

The total student population at Helena College University of Montana is 1,422, of which 544 students are 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 typical student loan amount is $5,542 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% 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.

There are 809 students at SKC in total, 634 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at SKC, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

20% of SKC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,574 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SKC is $20,100.

The total student population at Miles Community College is 459, of which 281 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,318 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to 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 769 students at Highlands College of Montana Tech in total, 395 of which 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 average amount of student loans is $4,654 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than 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 Dawson Community College is 329, of which 205 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

50% of DCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,871 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,300 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Blackfeet Community College is 375, of which 302 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BCC is $11,900.

The total student population at Aaniiih Nakoda College is 122, of which 106 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Students who graduate from Aaniiih Nakoda College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $14,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 243 students at Little Big Horn College in total, 188 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Little Big Horn College is $14,300.

The total student population at Fort Peck Community College is 358, of which 232 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Students who graduate from Fort Peck Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $14,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 141 full-time undergraduates at SCC, and 554 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $10,600 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Chief Dull Knife College is 186, of which 77 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Chief Dull Knife College is $12,200.

There are 37 students at Pima Medical Institute-Dillon in total, 37 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 67% of students at Pima Medical Institute-Dillon take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,739 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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