univstats
Undergraduate
(in-state)
$13,277
($5,320)
Graduate
(in-state)
$23,009
($6,805)
Books & Supplies $2,751
On-Campus Living Costs $12,296
Off-Campus Living Costs $12,681

Average Costs of Attendance at Montana Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $28,323 when a student lives on campus and $28,709 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $5,320 for Montana residents and $13,277 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $6,805 for Montana residents and $23,009 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $12,296 when a student lives on campus and $12,681 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
Montana Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$20,367 (In-State)
$28,323 (Out-of-State)
$20,752 (In-State)
$28,709 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$5,320 (In-State)
$13,277 (Out-of-State)
$5,320 (In-State)
$13,277 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$2,751$2,751
Living Costs$12,296$12,681
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Montana Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Montana colleges and universities is $5,320 for in-state students and $13,277 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are decreased by -3.32% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Montana Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$4,579$4,682 $4,733$5,320
Out-Of-State$13,122$13,708 $13,732$13,277
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Montana Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Montana colleges and universities is $6,805 for in-state students and $23,009 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 12.73% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Montana Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$6,472$6,668 $6,703$6,805
Out-Of-State$20,729$20,770 $20,410$23,009
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Montana Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of Montana colleges and universities is $2,751. The books & supplies costs are increased by 138.72% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Montana Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,112$1,198 $1,152$2,751
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Montana Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of Montana colleges and universities is $12,296 when a student lives on campus and $12,681 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 3.47% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 5.11% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
Montana Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$11,367$12,293 $11,884$12,296
Off-Campus$11,431$12,304 $12,065$12,681
[Chart] Living Costs - Montana Colleges