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Montana Colleges

Costs of Attendance

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average cost of attendance (COA) of Montana Colleges is $28,323 for undergraduate schools and $38,272 for graduate schools. The following table and chart illustrate costs of attendance including tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs by degree offering and residence type.
Costs of Attendance (2020-2021)
Montana Colleges
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
Undergraduate$5,320$13,277 $2,751$12,296$12,681
Graduate$6,805$23,225 $2,751$12,296$12,681
[CHART#1] Costs of Attendance for Montana Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Montana Colleges is $5,320 for in-state students and $13,277 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)
Montana Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average$3,898$1,422 $12,167$1,109
Public Schools$3,898$1,422 $10,064$1,232
4 Years or High$5,036$1,609 $20,278$1,736
2-4 Years$2,761$1,234 $4,493$958
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools-- $18,125$761
4 Years or High-- $21,222$768
2-4 Years-- $2,640$730
Less Than 2 Years-- --
[CHART#2] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees for Montana Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Montana Colleges is $6,805 for in-state students and $23,225 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Graduate Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)
Montana Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average Costs$5,242$1,563$21,497$1,727
Public Schools$5,242$1,563$19,243$1,563
Private Schools--$25,254$2,139
[CHART#3] Graduate Tuition & Fees for Montana Colleges

Room & Board, Other Living Costs

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average On-campus living costs of Montana Colleges is $12,296 and off-campus living costs is $12,681. The following table and chart illustrate living costs and other expenses by school controls and levels.
Room & Board, Other Living Costs (2020-2021)
Montana Colleges
On-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
Average$8,769$3,528$8,450$4,232
Public Schools$9,043$3,858 $8,461$4,338
4 Years or High$8,850$3,823 $9,543$3,939
2-4 Years$10,198$4,068 $7,649$4,638
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools$8,289$2,950 $8,418$3,934
4 Years or High$8,289$2,950 $8,089$3,450
2-4 Years-- $9,734$5,869
Less Than 2 Years-- --
[CHART#4] Room & Board, Other Living Costs for Montana Colleges

Tuition per Credit Hours

For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate costs per credit hour of Montana Colleges is $171 for in-state students and $519 for out-of-state students. For graduate schools, the cost per credit hour is $316 for in-state students and $956 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate the average costs credit per hour by school controls and levels.
Tuition per Credit Hours (2020-2021)
Montana Colleges
UndergraduateGraduate
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Average$171$519 $316$956
Public Schools$171$458 $316$1,008
4 Years or High$260$884 $316$1,008
2-4 Years$123$226 --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools-$693 -$869
4 Years or High-$810 -$869
2-4 Years-$110 --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
2-4 years and less than 2 years colleges do not offer graduate programs or not report its costs.
[CHART#5] Tuition per Credit Hours for Montana Colleges