The Best Montana Colleges

The Best Colleges in Montana for 2024

These are the top ranked public and private four-year colleges in Montana as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the list for 2024 as the best overall college in Montana is Carroll College. The top rated public state college is Montana Tech of the University of Montana. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


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Carroll College
C
Helena, MT

Carroll College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in Montana

  • 1,121enrollment
  • $24,037net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1280SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 28

Montana Tech of the University of Montana
M
Butte, MT
 

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Montana

  • 1,683enrollment
  • $14,618net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1290SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Montana State University
M
Bozeman, MT

Montana State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Montana

  • 16,788enrollment
  • $17,656net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1300SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

The University of Montana
M
Missoula, MT

The University of Montana

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Montana

  • 10,106enrollment
  • $15,220net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 18

Rocky Mountain College
R
Billings, MT

Rocky Mountain College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Private Colleges in Montana

  • 1,058enrollment
  • $20,615net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 975-1180SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

The University of Montana Western
M
Dillon, MT
 

The University of Montana Western

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Montana

  • 1,399enrollment
  • $11,679net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 890-1120SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA