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23 Colleges
2,238 Yearly Graduations
$29,252 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,173 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 2,238 students received a healthcare 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 $7,313 per year to get their degree at a college in Montana, while out of state students will pay an average of $12,712 per year.

About 52% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,043 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

The University of Montana

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

There are 10,487 students at UM in total, 7,714 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,163 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UM is 4.6 years.

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

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

#2

Montana State University

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

There are 16,692 students at MSU Bozeman in total, 14,760 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,359 are full-time. It takes the average MSU Bozeman undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,859 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#3

University of Providence

Great Falls, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
278 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. It takes the average University of Providence undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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%.

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

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

The total student population at Montana State University - Billings is 4,416, of which 4,031 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,216 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 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%.

Students who graduate from Montana State University - Billings with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at Great Falls College Montana State University is 1,218, which includes 523 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%.

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.

Public Public vs. Private
122 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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 71% of accepted students 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. 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.

#7

Carroll College

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

There are 1,231 students at Carroll Montana in total, 1,216 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,140 are full-time. 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 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.

#8

Salish Kootenai College

Pablo, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
100 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. 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.

#9

Flathead Valley Community College

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

The total student population at Flathead Valley Community College is 2,406, which includes 773 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

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

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
50 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.

Roughly 46% of students at Helena College take out loans to pay for college. 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.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
50 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Pima Medical Institute - Dillon is 55, which includes 55 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

67% of PMI Dillon students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,739 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%.

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

There are 1,022 undergraduates at Montana State University - Northern, of which 794 are full-time, and there are 1,073 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. Of the accepted students, 66% are men and 33% are women.

Roughly 58% of students at Montana State University - Northern take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from Montana State University - Northern with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Rocky Mountain College

Billings, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
36 Yearly Degrees
$29,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 850 undergraduates at Rocky, of which 829 are full-time, and there are 1,000 students altogether. 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%. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,959 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rocky is $30,100.

#14

Miles Community College

Miles City, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
23 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%.

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

Public Public vs. Private
22 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.

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. 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.

#16

Little Big Horn College

Crow Agency, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
17 Yearly Degrees
$3,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Little Big Horn College is 261, which includes 214 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Students who graduate from Little Big Horn College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $14,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Montana Academy of Salons

Great Falls, Montana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
12 Yearly Degrees

There are 82 full-time undergraduates at Montana Academy, and 82 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,227 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#17

Blackfeet Community College

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

The total student population at Blackfeet Community College is 366, which includes 285 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.

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.

#19

Stone Child College

Box Elder, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
10 Yearly Degrees
$2,645 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Stone Child College is 318, which includes 159 full-time undergraduates. 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.

#20

Aaniiih Nakoda College

Harlem, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
7 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.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Aaniiih Nakoda College is $14,500.

#21

Fort Peck Community College

Poplar, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees
$2,250 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 189 full-time undergraduates at Fort Peck Community College, and 346 students altogether. 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.

#22

Chief Dull Knife College

Lame Deer, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$2,260 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Chief Dull Knife College is 162, which includes 73 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.

#23

Dawson Community College

Glendive, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$5,430 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Dawson Community College is 447, which includes 214 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,871 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DCC is $26,300.

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