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Move on up in Montana! Find the best Montana colleges for your lifestyle and goals. Our free database helps you compare Montana community colleges, four-year colleges and universities.

Ranked List of the Most Afforable Montana Colleges

Out-of-state costs for students outside of Montana should not deter you from attending college here. Our list will show you the colleges in Montana with the lowest out-of-state costs so you can see if it is affordable and worthwhile to you. While out-of-state tuition is always much higher than in-state tuition, the other costs in Montana are generally much lower than elsewhere. Finding out the other costs of attending a college in Montana will make it a much more appealing choice to consider. Go over the list below, where we have compiled all the colleges in Montana with the lowest out-of-state costs.

Rank School Name City State Net Cost School Level Retention Rate Out-of-State Cost
1

Stone Child College

Box Elder

MT

$8,493

2 year

20.93%

$1,680

2

Fort Peck Community College

Poplar

MT

$5,600

2 year

55%

$1,680

3

Aaniiih Nakoda College

Harlem

MT

$8,982

2 year

41.67%

$1,740

4

Chief Dull Knife College

Lame Deer

MT

$3,846

2 year

45.95%

$1,960

5

Blackfeet Community College

Browning

MT

N/A

2 year

46.15%

$2,160

6

Little Big Horn College

Crow Agency

MT

$7,323

2 year

56.16%

$2,500

7

Miles Community College

Miles City

MT

$6,122

2 year

66.67%

$6,450

8

Montana Bible College

Bozeman

MT

N/A

4 year

100%

$6,720

9

Highlands College of Montana Tech

Butte

MT

$8,728

2 year

51.16%

$7,348

10

Helena College University of Montana

Helena

MT

$10,318

2 year

59.47%

$7,572

11

Great Falls College Montana State University

Great Falls

MT

$8,654

2 year

58.16%

$8,748

12

Dawson Community College

Glendive

MT

$7,103

2 year

57.66%

$8,849

13

Flathead Valley Community College

Kalispell

MT

$7,857

2 year

56.14%

$9,901

14

Salish Kootenai College

Pablo

MT

N/A

4 year

37.5%

$10,260

15

The University of Montana-Western

Dillon

MT

$9,558

4 year

67.31%

$14,356

16

Montana State University-Northern

Havre

MT

$11,513

4 year

58.66%

$15,912

17

Montana State University-Billings

Billings

MT

$10,881

4 year

55.71%

$15,959

18

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Butte

MT

$11,037

4 year

71.37%

$17,572

19

Montana State University

Bozeman

MT

$14,326

4 year

76.08%

$19,732

20

University of Great Falls

Great Falls

MT

N/A

4 year

54%

$20,456

21

The University of Montana

Missoula

MT

$13,112

4 year

72.59%

$20,574

22

Rocky Mountain College

Billings

MT

N/A

4 year

71.01%

$24,040

23

Carroll College

Helena

MT

N/A

4 year

80.32%

$28,670