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Montana Business Colleges

22 Colleges
1,581 Yearly Graduations
$28,745 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,684 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly business graduations, Montana is ranked #50 in the country with 1,581 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $7,186 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $12,858 a year.

An estimated 50% of college students in Montana take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,921 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

The University of Montana

Missoula, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
507 Yearly Degrees
$7,354 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,487 students at UM in total, 7,714 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,163 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,104 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UM is $29,300.

#2

Montana State University

Bozeman, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
383 Yearly Degrees
$7,325 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,692 students at MSU Bozeman in total, 14,760 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,359 are full-time. It takes the average MSU Bozeman undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

46% of MSU Bozeman students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,859 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,500 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
191 Yearly Degrees
$5,933 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,416 students at Montana State University - Billings in total, 4,031 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,216 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,438 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Montana State University - Billings is $30,400.

Public Public vs. Private
66 Yearly Degrees
$3,455 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 428 full-time undergraduates at Helena College, and 1,423 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,542 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Helena College is $28,900.

#5

Carroll College

Helena, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
65 Yearly Degrees
$36,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,231 students at Carroll Montana in total, 1,216 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,140 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Carroll Montana is 4.3 years.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at Carroll Montana take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,547 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Carroll Montana is $37,400.

#6

Rocky Mountain College

Billings, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
54 Yearly Degrees
$29,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Rocky Mountain College is 1,000, of which 850 students are undergraduates and of those, 829 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at Rocky take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,959 a year. Rocky has a 4.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Rocky with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
50 Yearly Degrees
$5,955 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Montana State University - Northern is 1,073, of which 1,022 students are undergraduates and of those, 794 are full-time. It takes the average Montana State University - Northern undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 66% are men and 33% are women.

58% of Montana State University - Northern students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,495 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
48 Yearly Degrees
$7,431 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is 1,714, of which 1,493 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,369 are full-time. For undergraduates at Montana Tech, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 71% are men and 29% are women.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,352 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,300 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
46 Yearly Degrees
$5,725 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,126 full-time undergraduates at Montana Western, and 1,358 students altogether. It takes the average Montana Western undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,968 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Montana Western is $27,000.

#10

University of Providence

Great Falls, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
34 Yearly Degrees
$25,892 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 998 students at University of Providence in total, 785 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 484 are full-time. For undergraduates at University of Providence, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,919 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,800 during the early-career years.

#11

Salish Kootenai College

Pablo, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
29 Yearly Degrees
$6,399 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 690 students at SKC in total, 558 are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SKC is 4.2 years.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,574 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,100 during the early-career years.

#12

Flathead Valley Community College

Kalispell, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees
$6,377 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 773 full-time undergraduates at Flathead Valley Community College, and 2,406 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,277 a year. Flathead Valley Community College has a 8.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Flathead Valley Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Miles Community College

Miles City, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
17 Yearly Degrees
$5,715 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 567 students at Miles Community College in total, 312 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

67% of Miles Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,318 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Miles Community College is $30,800.

#14

Little Big Horn College

Crow Agency, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
15 Yearly Degrees
$3,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 214 full-time undergraduates at Little Big Horn College, and 261 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Students who graduate from Little Big Horn College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $14,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$3,418 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,218 students at Great Falls College Montana State University in total, 523 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,860 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,800 during the early-career years.

#15

Stone Child College

Box Elder, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$2,645 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 318 students at SCC in total, 159 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Students who graduate from SCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $10,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
10 Yearly Degrees
$3,579 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 328 full-time undergraduates at Highlands College of Montana Tech, and 707 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at Highlands College of Montana Tech take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,654 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Highlands College of Montana Tech is $38,300.

#18

Aaniiih Nakoda College

Harlem, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$2,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Aaniiih Nakoda College is 131, which includes 99 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Students who graduate from Aaniiih Nakoda College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $14,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Blackfeet Community College

Browning, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$3,010 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 285 full-time undergraduates at BCC, and 366 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $11,900 during the early-career years.

#20

Fort Peck Community College

Poplar, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees
$2,250 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 346 students at Fort Peck Community College in total, 189 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $14,800 during the early-career years.

#21

Chief Dull Knife College

Lame Deer, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$2,260 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 73 full-time undergraduates at Chief Dull Knife College, and 162 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Chief Dull Knife College is $12,200.

#21

Dawson Community College

Glendive, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$5,430 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Dawson Community College is 447, which includes 214 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,871 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from DCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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