Montana Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

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 $23,120 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $2,760 from the 2015-2016 average of $20,360 and represents a 13.56% 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 1,201 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $34,506. Carroll College is the most expensive private 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
Blackfeet Community College
Browning, 249 Students
$2,640 - -
Carroll College
Helena, 1,201 Students
$34,506 59 55
Rocky Mountain College
Billings, 956 Students
$27,982 57 64
Salish Kootenai College
Pablo, 586 Students
$5,026 - -
University of Great Falls
Great Falls, 517 Students
$24,968 - -