Best Montana Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Montana for 2022

There are 22 colleges and universities in Montana enrolling 45,550 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Montana below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Montana offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 Montana is home to nationally ranked institutions like Carroll College, Montana Tech of the University of Montana and Montana State University. The highest ranked college in Montana is Carroll College and the top rated public state college is Montana Tech of the University of Montana.

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22 results

List of the Best Montana Colleges

Carroll College
C
Helena, MT
Carroll College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Montana

  • 1,108enrollment
  • $24,037net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1290SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

Montana Tech of the University of Montana
M
Butte, MT
 
Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Montana

  • 1,650enrollment
  • $14,618net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1295SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Montana State University
M
Bozeman, MT
Montana State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Montana

  • 16,218enrollment
  • $17,656net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1320SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due May 15

Rocky Mountain College
R
Billings, MT
Rocky Mountain College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Montana

  • 1,014enrollment
  • $20,615net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 918-1138SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA

The University of Montana
M
Missoula, MT
The University of Montana

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Montana

  • 9,808enrollment
  • $15,220net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

The University of Montana Western
M
Dillon, MT
 
The University of Montana Western

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Montana

  • 1,334enrollment
  • $11,679net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 890-1120SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

University of Great Falls
G
Great Falls, MT
 
University of Great Falls

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Montana

  • 1,005enrollment
  • $25,023net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 830-1010SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Blackfeet Community College
B
Browning, MT
 
Blackfeet Community College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 417enrollment
  • $5,167net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Montana Tech College of Technology
M
Butte, MT
 
Montana Tech College of Technology

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 679enrollment
  • $12,085net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.03Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Dawson Community College
D
Glendive, MT
 
Dawson Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 377enrollment
  • $10,495net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.99Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Chief Dull Knife College
C
Lame Deer, MT
 
Chief Dull Knife College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 196enrollment
  • $2,295net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Montana State University Billings
M
Billings, MT
 
Montana State University Billings

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,000enrollment
  • $12,025net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Flathead Valley Community College
F
Kalispell, MT
 
Flathead Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,049enrollment
  • $8,947net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Fort Belknap College
F
Harlem, MT
 
Fort Belknap College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 143enrollment
  • $7,777net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Fort Peck Community College
F
Poplar, MT
 
Fort Peck Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 328enrollment
  • $3,631net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Great Falls College MSU
G
Great Falls, MT
 
Great Falls College MSU

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,071enrollment
  • $8,793net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

University of Montana Helena College of Technology
M
Helena, MT
 
University of Montana Helena College of Technology

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,324enrollment
  • $10,727net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Little Big Horn College
L
Crow Agency, MT
 
Little Big Horn College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 211enrollment
  • $6,358net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA