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# Montana Trade Schools

In 2021, 1,428 students received a trade school degree from a college in Montana, making it rank #49 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $7,829 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $13,397 a year.

An estimated 48% of college students in Montana take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,790 per year.

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There are 478 full-time undergraduates at Great Falls College Montana State University, and 1,071 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

47% of Great Falls College Montana State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,441 a year. Great Falls College Montana State University has a 4.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,262 during the early-career years.

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There are 16,218 students at MSU Bozeman in total, 14,230 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,026 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at MSU Bozeman is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

36% of MSU Bozeman students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,381 a year. MSU Bozeman has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MSU Bozeman is $40,452.

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The total student population at Montana State University - Billings is 4,000, of which 3,602 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,985 are full-time. It takes the average Montana State University - Billings undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

42% of Montana State University - Billings students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,688 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Montana State University - Billings with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,403 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 9,808 students at UM in total, 6,975 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,654 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 45% of students at UM take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,530 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UM is $34,552.

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There are 679 students at Highlands College of Montana Tech in total, 293 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

50% of Highlands College of Montana Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,822 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,530 during the early-career years.

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There are 1,024 students at Montana State University - Northern in total, 988 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 729 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,914 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Montana State University - Northern with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,756 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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The total student population at Flathead Valley Community College is 2,049, which includes 716 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 18% of students at Flathead Valley Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,401 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Flathead Valley Community College is $30,804.

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The total student population at University of Providence is 1,005, of which 790 students are undergraduates and of those, 528 are full-time. It takes the average University of Providence undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,963 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,755 during the early-career years.

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The total student population at Montana Academy of Salons is 87, which includes 87 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

64% of Montana Academy students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,879 a year. Montana Academy has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Montana Academy with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,017 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 1,324 students at Helena College in total, 331 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 32% of students at Helena College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,242 a year. Helena College has a 4.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Helena College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,224 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 32 full-time undergraduates at Crevier’s Academy of Cosmetology Arts, and 32 students altogether. Crevier’s Academy of Cosmetology Arts has a freshman retention rate of 94%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 46% of students at Crevier’s Academy of Cosmetology Arts take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,123 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Crevier’s Academy of Cosmetology Arts with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $18,367 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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The total student population at Salish Kootenai College is 716, which includes 570 full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at SKC, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

Roughly 8% of students at SKC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,198 a year.

Students who graduate from SKC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,378 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 839 undergraduates at Rocky, of which 816 are full-time, and there are 1,014 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

67% of Rocky students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,205 a year. Rocky has a 1.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,343 during the early-career years.

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There are 33 students at Academy of Cosmetology in total, 33 are full-time undergraduates. Academy of Cosmetology has a freshman retention rate of 88%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 52% of students at Academy of Cosmetology take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,271 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Academy of Cosmetology with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,763 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 1,100 undergraduates at Carroll Montana, of which 1,065 are full-time, and there are 1,108 students altogether. For undergraduates at Carroll Montana, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,809 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $46,331 during the early-career years.

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There are 567 students at Miles Community College in total, 294 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,200 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Miles Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,855 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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The total student population at Butte Academy of Beauty Culture is 18, which includes 18 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

82% of Butte Academy of Beauty students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,232 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Butte Academy of Beauty is $17,597.

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The total student population at Fort Peck Community College is 328, which includes 164 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Students who graduate from Fort Peck Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,518 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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The total student population at Montana Technological University is 1,650, of which 1,431 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,323 are full-time. It takes the average Montana Tech undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 57% are men and 43% are women.

Roughly 45% of students at Montana Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,718 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Montana Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,530 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 417 students at BCC in total, 298 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $17,913 during the early-career years.

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There are 377 students at DCC in total, 233 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,456 a year. DCC has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from DCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,883 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 311 students at SCC in total, 147 are full-time undergraduates. SCC has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Students who graduate from SCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $12,066 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 157 full-time undergraduates at Little Big Horn College, and 211 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,545 during the early-career years.

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There are 94 full-time undergraduates at Aaniiih Nakoda College, and 143 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Aaniiih Nakoda College is $23,859.

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26 | Chief Dull Knife College | 0 |

26 | Montana Bible College | 0 |

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