Montana In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Montana by In State Tuition for 2023

Cheapest Colleges in Montana by In State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Montana these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Montana list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in Montana are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2021/2022 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Montana? Leading the colleges list is Montana State University Billings in Billings with an in state tuition of $4,485.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Montana's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Montana State University Billings

Billings, Public Not For Profit

$4,485 NA NA
#2 Montana State University Northern

Havre, Public Not For Profit

$4,496 NA NA
#3 The University of Montana Western

Dillon, Public Not For Profit

$4,523 35 45
#4 Salish Kootenai College

Pablo, Private Not For Profit

$5,076 NA NA
#5 The University of Montana

Missoula, Public Not For Profit

$5,352 49 32
#6 Montana State University

Bozeman, Public Not For Profit

$5,654 52 40
#7 Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Butte, Public Not For Profit

$5,707 55 50
#8 University of Great Falls

Great Falls, Private Not For Profit

$26,462 NA NA
#9 Rocky Mountain College

Billings, Private Not For Profit

$30,725 47 49
#10 Carroll College

Helena, Private Not For Profit

$36,906 56 68