Undergraduate
(in-state)
$13,732
($4,733)
Graduate
(in-state)
$20,410
($6,703)
Books & Supplies $1,152
On-Campus Living Costs $11,884
Off-Campus Living Costs $12,065

Average Costs of Attendance at Montana Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $26,768 when a student lives on campus and $26,950 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $4,733 for Montana residents and $13,732 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $6,703 for Montana residents and $20,410 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $11,884 when a student lives on campus and $12,065 when living off campus in average.
2019-2020 Average Cost of Attendance
Montana Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$17,769 (In-State)
$26,768 (Out-of-State)
$17,951 (In-State)
$26,950 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$4,733 (In-State)
$13,732 (Out-of-State)
$4,733 (In-State)
$13,732 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,152$1,152
Living Costs$11,884$12,065
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Montana Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Montana colleges and universities is $4,733 for in-state students and $13,732 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 0.18% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Montana Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$4,378$4,579 $4,682$4,733
Out-Of-State$12,689$13,122 $13,708$13,732
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Montana Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average graduate tuition & fees of Montana colleges and universities is $6,703 for in-state students and $20,410 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are decreased by -1.73% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Montana Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$6,262$6,472 $6,668$6,703
Out-Of-State$20,549$20,729 $20,770$20,410
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Montana Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average books & supplies costs of Montana colleges and universities is $1,152. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -3.80% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Montana Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
Books & Supplies$1,105$1,112 $1,198$1,152
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Montana Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average living costs of Montana colleges and universities is $11,884 when a student lives on campus and $12,065 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are decreased by -3.33% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are decreased by -1.94% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Living Costs
Montana Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
On-Campus$10,820$11,367 $12,293$11,884
Off-Campus$11,212$11,431 $12,304$12,065
[Chart] Living Costs - Montana Colleges