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Schools in Montana

The state of Montana has 31 schools. This state offers subjects such as business and creative writing. In 2010, while institutions in this state had 4,836 students enrolled in graduate programs, institutions in this state enrolled 48,925 students in undergraduate programs. In 2010, 9,476 students graduated with degrees from institutions in Montana.

Overview

It has six 4-year institutions, six community and technical colleges, and 13 private institutions. Institutions in this state offer students 167 certificate programs, 290 programs at the associate's level, 306 programs at the bachelor's level, 127 master's level programs, and 41 doctorate level programs and it offers subjects such as physics and physician assisting.

Tuition at Montana schools greatly varies. Average in-state tuition at 4-year public institutions is $5,370 each year. Community and technical public colleges cost $2,905 per year. Tuition at Montana private institutions ranges from $2,190 to $23,594 per year.

In order to offset the tuition cost, college students in this state receive $931 each year. A majority of financial aid is loans, however, about 55% of the financial aid is scholarships and the rest is institutional grants. Institutions gave $15,249,329 to students in 2009. Since just over half of the students are female, about 19% of students are over 24 years of age, and approximately 20% of students are from a racial or ethnic minority background, it follows that institutions in this state have a reasonably diverse student population.

Women

53%

Men

47%

Age 18-24

64%

Age 25 & Up

33%

Student Enrollment in Montana 2008-2010

The number of students who institutions in this state enrolled increased from 2008 to 2010. In particular, the number of undergraduate students rose by 5,334 and graduates rose by 276 students.

Student Enrollment in Montana 2008-2010

  • Undergraduate 2008: 43591
  • Undergraduate 2009: 47412
  • Undergraduate 2010: 48925
  • Graduate 2008: 4560
  • Graduate 2009: 4527
  • Graduate 2010: 4836

Completed Degrees in Montana

In 2010, 9,476 students graduated from certificate or degree programs in this state. Close to 56% of students graduated with bachelor degrees, while 3% of students graduated with doctorate degrees.

Completed Degrees in Montana

  • Certificate: 847
  • Associates: 1752
  • Bachelors: 5401
  • Masters: 1167
  • Doctorate: 309

National VS Montana Student Graduation Rate

Graduation rates for full-time first-time students in Montana are higher than graduation rates for students around the United States.

National VS Montana Student Graduation Rate

  • National Graduating Students: 1409453
  • National Non-Graduating Students: 1979609
  • Montana Graduating Students: 4252
  • Montana Non-Graduating Students: 5941

Top Montana Jobs by Median Salary

Top Montana Jobs by Median Salary

  • Pediatricians, General: 238780
  • Internists, General: 215515
  • Physicians and Surgeons, All Other: 196854
  • Surgeons: 185955
  • Obstetricians and Gynecologists: 166400

Montana Job Market

Montana Job Market

  • Montana Average Salary 2008: 34174
  • Montana Average Salary 2009: 35089
  • Montana Average Salary 2010: 35961
  • Montana Employment Number 2008: 886105
  • Montana Employment Number 2009: 862940
  • Montana Employment Number 2010: 846730

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1. Dahls College of Beauty

716 Central Ave
Great Falls, MT 59401-3731
(406) 454-3453

Dahls College of Beauty, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Great Falls, MT. It offers three programs. This school offers three certificates to students. This school is one of 8 vocational schools in Montana.

2. Dawson Community College

300 College Dr
Glendive, MT 59330
(406) 377-3396

Dawson Community College offers 22 programs. More specifically, this college offers seven certificates to students and 15 degrees at the associate's level. This college, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Glendive, MT. It is one of 6 community colleges in Montana.

3. Modern Beauty School Inc

2700 Paxson Street #G
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 549-9608

Modern Beauty School Inc, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Missoula, MT and it offers one program. This school is one of 8 vocational schools in Montana.

4. The University of Montana - Western

710 S Atlantic
Dillon, MT 59725-3598
(406) 683-7011

The University of Montana-Western, which is 0.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Dillon, MT. UMW offers 16 programs. More specifically, students are offered two certificates by this public school, seven associate's level degrees, and seven bachelor's level degrees. It is one of 18 public post-secondary institutions in Montana.

5. The Montana Tech-College of Technology

25 Basin Creek Rd
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 496-3711

The Montana Tech-College of Technology, which is near the center of the city, is in Butte, MT. It offers 19 programs. Of those, students are offered seven certificates by it and 12 degrees at the associate's level. It is one of 4 technical colleges in Montana.

6. Rocky Mountain College

1511 Poly Drive
Billings, MT 59102-1796
(406) 657-1000

Rocky Mountain College, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Billings, MT. It offers 42 programs. More specifically, it offers students one associate's level degree, 38 bachelor's level degrees, and three master's level degrees. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Montana in terms of programs.

7. The Salon Professional Academy - Great Falls

501 2nd St S
Great Falls, MT 59405
(406) 771-8772x4

The Salon Professional Academy-Great Falls offers four programs. Students are offered four certificates by this school. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Great Falls, MT. This school is one of 8 vocational schools in Montana.

8. Miles Community College

2715 Dickinson Street
Miles City, MT 59301-4774
(800) 541-9281

Miles Community College offers 31 programs. More specifically, it offers 12 certificates to students and 19 associate's level degrees. This community college, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Miles City, MT. It is one of 6 community colleges in Montana.

9. Flathead Valley Community College

777 Grandview Dr
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 756-3822

Flathead Valley Community College, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Kalispell, MT. It offers 45 programs. Specifically, this college offers students 21 certificates and 24 associate's level degrees. It is one of 6 community colleges in Montana and the fifth largest institution in the state of Montana.

10. Stone Child College

8294 Upper Box Elder Road
Box Elder, MT 59521-9796
(406) 395-4313x270

Stone Child College, which is 0.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Box Elder, MT. This school offers 26 programs. Of those, students are offered seven certificates by it and 19 associate's level degrees. This school is one of 7 tribal colleges in Montana.

11. The Academy of Cosmetology Inc

133 W Mendenhall
Bozeman, MT 59715-3544
(406) 587-1264

The Academy of Cosmetology Inc, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Bozeman, MT and this school offers one program. This school is one of 8 vocational schools in Montana.

12. The Health Works Institute

111 S Grand Ave Annex 3
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 582-1555

The Health Works Institute, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bozeman, MT and this school offers one program. This school is one of 8 vocational schools in Montana.

13. Little Big Horn College

1 Forestry Lane
Crow Agency, MT 59022
(406) 638-3100x101

Little Big Horn College offers 11 programs. Students are offered 11 associate's level degrees by this school. This school, which is 0.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Crow Agency, MT. This school is one of 7 tribal colleges in Montana.

14. Montana State University - Billings

1500 University Drive
Billings, MT 59101-0298
(406) 657-2011

Montana State University-Billings, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Billings, MT. It offers 58 programs. Out of those, students are offered four degrees at the associate's level by MSUB, 41 bachelor's level degrees, and 13 master's level degrees. This school is one of 18 public post-secondary institutions in Montana.

15. Chief Dull Knife College

One College Drive
Lame Deer, MT 59043
(406) 477-6215x100

Chief Dull Knife College offers four programs. More specifically, this school offers one certificate to students and three associate's level degrees. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lame Deer, MT. It is one of 7 tribal colleges in Montana.

16. Fort Belknap College

269 Blackfeet Avenue Agency
Harlem, MT 59526-0159
(406) 353-2607x222

Fort Belknap College offers 14 programs. Of those, it offers students two certificates and 12 associate's level degrees. This community college, which is near the center of the city, is in Harlem, MT. This college is one of 6 community colleges in Montana.

17. Fort Peck Community College

605 Indian Street
Poplar, MT 59255-0398
(406) 768-6300

Fort Peck Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Poplar, MT. This college offers 29 programs. Out of those, it offers 13 certificates to students and 16 degrees at the associate's level. It is one of 6 community colleges in Montana.

18. The University of Montana - Helena College of Technology

1115 N Roberts Street
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 444-6800

The University of Montana-Helena College of Technology, which is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Helena, MT. This school offers 23 programs. Of those, it offers nine certificates to students and 14 degrees at the associate's level. This technical college is one of 4 technical colleges in Montana.

19. Salish Kootenai College

58138 US Highway 93
Pablo, MT 59855
(406) 275-4800

Salish Kootenai College offers 29 programs. Out of those, SKC offers six certificates to students, 14 associate's level degrees, and nine bachelor's level degrees. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Pablo, MT. This very small school is one of 7 tribal colleges in Montana.

20. The Bitterroot School of Cosmetology

2079 N First St Ste B
Hamilton, MT 59840
(406) 363-3355

The Bitterroot School of Cosmetology, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Hamilton, MT. It offers two programs. It offers students two certificates. This school is one of 8 vocational schools in Montana.

21. The Butte Academy of Beauty Culture

303 W Park St
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 723-8565

The Butte Academy of Beauty Culture, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Butte, MT and it offers one program. This vocational school is one of 8 vocational schools in Montana.

22. The Academy of Nail Skin and Hair

928 Broadwater Ave- Suite C
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 252-3232x216

The Academy of Nail Skin and Hair, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Billings, MT. This school offers four programs. This vocational school offers students four certificates. This school is one of 8 vocational schools in Montana.

23. Blackfeet Community College

Highway 2 & 89
Browning, MT 59417-0819
(406) 338-5441

Blackfeet Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Browning, MT. It offers 33 programs. Specifically, it offers students five certificates and 28 associate's level degrees. This college is one of 6 community colleges in Montana and the tenth biggest institution in the state of Montana.

24. Montana State University - Northern

300 W 11th St
Havre, MT 59501
(406) 265-3700

Montana State University-Northern offers 53 programs. Out of those, it offers students three certificates, 18 associate's level degrees, 27 degrees at the bachelor's level, and five master's level degrees. MSUN, which is near the center of the city, is located in Havre, MT. It is one of 18 public post-secondary institutions in Montana.

25. Montana State University - Billings-College of Technology

3803 Central Ave
Billings, MT 59102-9856
(406) 247-3000

Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology offers 33 programs. More specifically, students are offered 12 certificates by it and 21 degrees at the associate's level. This technical college, which is 5.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Billings, MT. It is one of 4 technical colleges in Montana.

26. Carroll College

1601 N Benton Ave
Helena, MT 59625-0002
(406) 447-4300

Carroll College, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Helena, MT. It offers 38 programs. Out of those, this liberal arts college offers one associate's level degree to students and 37 bachelor's level degrees. It is the only liberal arts college in Montana.

27. Montana State University

Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717
(406) 994-0211

Montana State University, which is near the center of the city, is in Bozeman, MT. It offers 112 programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate by it, 53 degrees at the bachelor's level, 39 master's level degrees, and 19 degrees at the doctorate level. This university is one of 2 research universities in Montana and the second largest institution in the state of Montana.

28. The University of Montana

Missoula- Montana
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-0211

The University of Montana, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Missoula, MT. It offers 167 programs. More specifically, the U of M offers students 24 certificates, 19 associate's level degrees, 51 bachelor's level degrees, 51 degrees at the master's level, and 22 degrees at the doctorate level. This university is one of 2 research universities in Montana.

29. The Montana Tech of the University of Montana

1300 W Park St
Butte, MT 59701-8997
(406) 496-4256

The Montana Tech of the University of Montana offers 36 programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate by this school, three degrees at the associate's level, 21 degrees at the bachelor's level, and 11 degrees at the master's level. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Butte, MT. This school is one of 18 public post-secondary institutions in Montana.

30. The University of Great Falls

1301 Twentieth St S
Great Falls, MT 59405-4996
(406) 761-8210

The University of Great Falls, which is near the center of the city, is located in Great Falls, MT. It offers 33 programs. Out of those, students are offered two certificates by UGF, four associate's level degrees, 22 degrees at the bachelor's level, and five master's level degrees.

31. Montana State University - Great Falls College of Technology

2100 16th Ave S
Great Falls, MT 59405
(406) 771-4300

Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology, which is near the center of the city, is in Great Falls, MT. It offers 40 programs. Specifically, students are offered 15 certificates by it and 25 associate's level degrees. This school is one of 4 technical colleges in Montana.

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