Average Tuition & Fees $14,744
Average Acceptance Rates 18.03 %
Total Student Population 47,374
Average Graduation Rates 45.70 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.81 to 1

Montana Colleges Distribution

For the academic year 2022-2023, 30 colleges and universities are active in Montana - 20 public and 10 private schools. By school level, there are 14 four(4) Years or high, 12 community colleges (2-4 years college), and 4 trade/vocational schools (less than 2-years schools) in Montana. The following table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Montana.
Montana College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
School Types
Public20 schools
Private (not-for-profit)5 schools
Private (for-profit)5 schools
School Levels
4 Year or High14 schools
2-4 Year12 schools
Less than 2 year4 schools

Average Key Statistics for Montana Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Montana colleges is 18.03% and the average graduation rate is 45.70% in academic year 2022-2023. Total 47,374 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Montana colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.81 to 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 17.666666666667 %
Average Retention Rate for Montana colleges is 64.653846153846 %

2023 Average Tuition & Fees For Montana Colleges

For the academic year 2022-2023, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Montana colleges are $7,818 for Montana residents and $14,744 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $11,220 for in-state students and $21,535 for out-of-state students.
Montana 2022-2023 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Montana State 2022-2023 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Montana Colleges

Montana colleges and universities are offering 1,290 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
One but less than two years certificate15814
Associate's Degree32223
Two but less than four years certificate490
Bachelor's Degree41921
Post Bachelor's Degree512
Master's Degree16316
Post Master's Degree60
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship590
Doctor's degree - professional practice71

Special Learning Opportunities at Montana State

In Montana, 22 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 9 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 5 colleges have the ROTC programs and 7 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 30 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes22 out of 30 Schools
Graduate Online Classes9 out of 30 Schools
ROTC5 out of 30 Schools
Weekend/Evening College8 out of 30 Schools
Teacher certificate11 out of 30 Schools
Study Abroad7 out of 30 Schools