Private Colleges in Montana

The 2023 Directory of Montana Private Colleges and Costs

Montana Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend private college in Montana?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Montana was $24,792 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $1,035 from the 2019-2020 average of $23,757 and represents a 4.36% annual increase. The list of Montana private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 5 private colleges and universities in Montana, the most popular being Carroll College with 1,089 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $36,906. Carroll College is the most expensive private school in Montana with an in-state tuition of $36,906.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Montana Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Blackfeet Community College

Browning, Montana

$2,880 NA NA
Carroll College

Helena, Montana

$36,906 56 68
Rocky Mountain College

Billings, Montana

$30,725 47 49
Salish Kootenai College

Pablo, Montana

$5,076 NA NA
University of Great Falls

Great Falls, Montana

$26,462 NA NA