Average Tuition & Fees $12,727
Average Acceptance Rates 78.22 %
Total Student Population 51,037
Average Graduation Rates 43.38 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.00 to 1

Montana Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 31 colleges and universities in Montana State - 17 public and 14 private schools. By school level, there are 12 4 Year or high, 14 2-4 years, and 5 less than 2 years schools in Montana. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Montana Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)6
Private (for-profit)8
4 Year or High12
2-4 Year14
Less than 2 year5

Average Academic Statistics for Montana Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Montana colleges is 78.22% and the average graduation rate is 43.38% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 51,037 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Montana colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.00:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Montana.

[Chart] Montana Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Montana colleges is 18 %
Average Retention Rate for Montana colleges is 68.3 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For Montana Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Montana colleges are $7,684 for Montana residents and $12,727 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $11,765 for in-state students and $20,699 for out-of-state students.

Montana 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Montana State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Montana Colleges

Montana colleges and universities are offering 1,152 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Montana State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate576
One but less than two years certificate14512
Associate's Degree31622
Two but less than four years certificate271
Bachelor's Degree38824
Post Bachelor's Degree227
Master's Degree14212
Post Master's Degree60
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship440
Doctor's degree - professional practice50

Special Learning Opportunities at Montana State

In Montana, 18 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 7 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 5 colleges have the ROTC programs and 8 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Montana schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Montana State
Online Completely0 out of 31 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes18 out of 31 Schools
Graduate Online Classes7 out of 31 Schools
ROTC5 out of 31 Schools
Weekend/Evening College9 out of 31 Schools
Teacher certificate12 out of 31 Schools
Study Abroad8 out of 31 Schools