Montana Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Montana?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Montana was $12,269 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $1,458 from the 2015-2016 average of $10,811 and represents a 13.49% annual increase. The list of Montana four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 10 four year colleges and universities in Montana, the most popular being Montana State University with 13,085 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $5,654. Carroll College is the most expensive four year school in Montana with an in-state tuition of $34,506.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Montana colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Montana or cheap Montana colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Montana Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Carroll College
Helena, 1,201 Students
$34,506 59 55
Montana State University
Bozeman, 13,085 Students
$5,654 54 71
Montana State University Billings
Billings, 2,440 Students
$4,485 - -
Montana State University Northern
Havre, 830 Students
$4,496 - -
Montana Tech of the University of Montana
Butte, 1,552 Students
$5,707 39 69
Rocky Mountain College
Billings, 956 Students
$27,982 57 64
Salish Kootenai College
Pablo, 586 Students
$5,026 - -
The University of Montana
Missoula, 7,968 Students
$5,347 44 69
The University of Montana Western
Dillon, 1,177 Students
$4,523 36 69
University of Great Falls
Great Falls, 517 Students
$24,968 - -