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Graduation Comparison Between Montana Colleges

Graduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate

Graduation Rate Comparison

The average graduation rate of Colleges in Montana is 53.00% where 2,780 students out of 5,245 candidates have complete their courses and degrees. The rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 150% of normal time (for example, 6 years for 4 years BS program) divided by the candidates. The numbers in parenthesis() represent data by gender (men/women) for each cell respectively. Next table compares the graduation rates between Colleges in Montana.
Among the Colleges in Montana, Carroll College has the most highest graduation rate of 68.67%, while Montana State University Billings has the lowest rate of 32.10%.
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Graduation Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Montana
Name Graduation Rate
(Men/Women)
Completers
(Men/Women)
Candidates
(Men/Women)
Carroll College
68.67%
(64.42% / 71.82%)
263
(105 / 158)
383
(163 / 220)
Montana State University Billings
32.10%
(23.30% / 37.59%)
147
(41 / 106)
458
(176 / 282)
University of Providence
45.38%
(48.78% / 43.82%)
59
(20 / 39)
130
(41 / 89)
Montana Technological University
52.72%
(51.61% / 56.60%)
126
(96 / 30)
239
(186 / 53)
Montana State University
57.58%
(55.47% / 60.30%)
1,242
(674 / 568)
2,157
(1,215 / 942)
The University of Montana
51.20%
(44.66% / 57.04%)
681
(280 / 401)
1,330
(627 / 703)
Montana State University-Northern
38.24%
(36.36% / 44.00%)
39
(28 / 11)
102
(77 / 25)
Rocky Mountain College
49.04%
(44.44% / 53.97%)
128
(60 / 68)
261
(135 / 126)
Salish Kootenai College
66.67%
(62.50% / 69.23%)
14
(5 / 9)
21
(8 / 13)
The University of Montana-Western
49.39%
(45.35% / 53.85%)
81
(39 / 42)
164
(86 / 78)
Average53.00%
(49.67% / 56.58%)
2,780
(1,348 / 1,432)
5,245
(2,714 / 2,531)
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Transfer-out Rate Comparison

The average transfer-out rate of Colleges in Montana is 27.25% where 270 students have transferred out from schools out of 991 graduation candidates. The transfer-out rate is calculated as the number of transfer-out students divided by total number of graduation candidates. Next table compares the transfer-out rates between Colleges in Montana.
Among the Colleges in Montana, Montana Technological University has the lowest transfer-out rate of 23.85%, while Montana State University Billings has the highest rate of 29.69% (more students transferred out from the school).
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Transfer-out Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Montana
NameTransfer-out Rate
(Men/Women)
Transfer-out
(Men/Women)
Total Students
(Men/Women)
Carroll College
0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
383
(163 / 220)
Montana State University Billings
29.69%
(32.95% / 27.66%)
136
(58 / 78)
458
(176 / 282)
University of Providence
26.92%
(26.83% / 26.97%)
35
(11 / 24)
130
(41 / 89)
Montana Technological University
23.85%
(23.12% / 26.42%)
57
(43 / 14)
239
(186 / 53)
Montana State University
0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
2,157
(1,215 / 942)
The University of Montana
0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,330
(627 / 703)
Montana State University-Northern
0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
102
(77 / 25)
Rocky Mountain College
0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
261
(135 / 126)
Salish Kootenai College
0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
21
(8 / 13)
The University of Montana-Western
25.61%
(25.58% / 25.64%)
42
(22 / 20)
164
(86 / 78)
Average27.25%
(27.40% / 27.09%)
270
(134 / 136)
991
(489 / 502)
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Retention Rate Comparison

The average retention rate of Colleges in Montana is 67.10% for full-time students and 45.00% for part-time students. Retention rate is the percentage of a school's first-time, first-year undergraduate students who continue at that school the next year (Sophomore year). Next table compares the retention rates between Colleges in Montana.
Among the Colleges in Montana, Carroll College has the most highest retention rate of 81%, while University of Providence has the lowest rate of 52%.
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Retention Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Montana
NameFull-timePart-time
Carroll College
81%-
Montana State University Billings
54%40%
University of Providence
52%44%
Montana Technological University
73%-
Montana State University
77%60%
The University of Montana
68%31%
Montana State University-Northern
66%-
Rocky Mountain College
67%-
Salish Kootenai College
58%50%
The University of Montana-Western
75%-
Average67.10% 45.00%
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