Most Affordable Colleges in the state of Montana for 2019

State of Montana
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for Montana residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for Montana residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of Montana.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 Montana State University-Northern $14,400 Image $17,800 19% 1,163 980 100%
2 The University of Montana-Western $14,600 Image $21,000 30% 1,538 1,005 60.74%
3 Montana Technological University $15,500 Image $22,600 31% 1,659 1,210 92.38%
4 The University of Montana $17,300 Image $22,100 22% 9,323 1,170 92.64%
5 Montana State University-Billings $17,400 Image $20,300 14% 4,021 1,080 99.47%
6 Montana State University $18,800 Image $22,200 15% 14,652 1,197 83.11%
7 Rocky Mountain College $23,700 Image $41,300 43% 898 1,105 64.38%
8 University of Providence $25,200 Image $37,900 34% 930 N/A 61.6%
9 Carroll College $26,000 Image $50,000 48% 1,362 1,199 77.81%
School data from 2016-2017
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