Colleges in Montana
Montana is ranked as the 44th state in population. Its highest point of elevation is about 12,800 ft. In Spanish Montana means mountain. It is also known as ‘Land of Shining Mountains’. The weather varies in Montana. In the summer it’s often hot, but cool at night. In the winter it’s very cold, with the lowest temperature ever being at -70F in 1954. If you’re looking for an area that consists of perfect summer weather then Montana is the place for you. Here are the top ten most populous colleges and universities.
The University of Montana has a population of about 15,700 students. This college is very affordable with tuition cost of $5,985 a year. Also, 66% of Doctoral students on this campus in 2010 were employed.
This university has a population of about 13,700 students. Roughly 66% of Montana State University students are from Montana. Last year (2013), there were about 2,600 degrees and certificates awarded.
Montana State University- Billings has a population of about 5,300 students. 54% of this campus is consisted of males. 86% of Montana State University-Billings students are Caucasian.
Flathead Valley Community College has a population of about 2,500 students. This community college awards two year degrees and 1 year certificates. There are 58 programs to choose from.
Montana Tech of the University of Montana has about 2,000 students. Even though this school is small, it offers a bachelor degree in engineering and technology. To get into this university you will need a 22 on the ACT.
Montana State University-Great Falls has a population of about 1,900 students.
This college has a population of about 1,700 students. The University of Montana—Helen College of Technology is really easy to get in; 100% students are accepted. Being that this college is a technology college, there are more men than women.
Carroll College has a population of about 1,500 students. A very amusing thing about this college is that it sits 4,000 feet high. This is a symbol of pushing their students to exceed their expectations.
The University of Montana-Western has a population of about 1,400 students. Being that this university is in a small town, the classroom size is small which makes learning more easier. Tuition is very affordable ($2,944 a year).
This university has a population of about 1,300 students. This campus has 4 Native American reservations. Even though it’s a small college, only 64% of students are accepted. This university also offers a one in a kind online bachelor degree for nursing.