Most Favored Montana Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Montana. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
The University of Montana-Western, has the highest yield rate of 60.04% for academic year 2019-2020 in Montana. University of Providence is positioned second with 48.60% yield and The University of Montana follows them with 32%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Montana.
Most Favored Montana Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1The University of Montana-Western
Public, 4 or more yearsDillon, MT
60.04% 793 448 269 56.49%
2University of Providence
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGreat Falls, MT
48.60% 386 214 104 55.44%
3The University of Montana
Public, 4 or more yearsMissoula, MT
32.12% 4,910 4,614 1,482 93.97%
4Rocky Mountain College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBillings, MT
26.57% 1,558 922 245 59.18%
5Montana State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBozeman, MT
21.46% 19,142 15,684 3,366 81.94%
6Carroll College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHelena, MT
17.09% 2,650 1,826 312 68.91%