How much does it cost to attend?

In State Montana Resident Sticker Price
$20,966
In State Costs for The University of Montana
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,347
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,897
Room and Board $9,544
Other Expenses Budget$3,078
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$38,609
Out of State Costs for The University of Montana
Fee Cost
Tuition$22,990
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,897
Room and Board $9,544
Other Expenses Budget$3,078

Residents of Montana pay an annual total price of $20,966 to attend The University of Montana on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,347 for tuition, $9,544 room and board, $1,100 for books and supplies and $1,897 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $38,609 which is 84.2% higher than Montana residents. The tuition charge is $22,990 while room and board is $9,544, books and supplies are $1,100 and other fees come in at $1,897.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend The University of Montana when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$13,682
Net Price by Income The University of Montana
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,878
$30,001 to $48,000$13,607
$48,001 to $75,000$16,236
$75,001 to $110,000$17,416
$110,000+$17,714

The average reported annual net price for The University of Montana for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,682 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

Finanical Aid The University of Montana
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,404 70%
Pell Grant $4,424 34%
Federal Student Loan $5,552 55%

The average reported annual net price for The University of Montana for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,682 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to The University of Montana, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $55,748. The loan balance of $55,748 is a four year multiple of the $13,937 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $579 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $55,748
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $578.54
Total Interest Paid $13,677.16
Sum of All Loan Payments $69,425.16

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$83,864
Year Montana Residents Non Residents
1 $20,966 $38,609
2 $21,900 $40,329
3 $22,876 $42,125
4 $23,895 $44,002

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at The University of Montana to be $83,864 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.5% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at The University of Montana
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Montana Residents $223 $669 $892
Out of State Residents $958 $2,874 $3,832

Estimated cost for a class at The University of Montana based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at The University of Montana versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

The University of Montana Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=180489 IPEDS survey data for The University of Montana.