The price of education: Which Montana schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?


Montana residents pay the lowest in-state tuition at Fort Peck Community College, Chief Dull Knife College and Aaniiih Nakoda College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the lowest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Fort Peck Community College
Poplar
358
$2,250
2
Chief Dull Knife College
Deer
186
$2,260
3
Aaniiih Nakoda College
Harlem
122
$2,410
4
Stone Child College
Elder
554
$2,645
5
Little Big Horn College
Agency
243
$3,200
6
Helena College University of Montana
Helena
1,422
$3,359
7
Blackfeet Community College
Browning
375
$3,370
8
Great Falls College Montana State University
Falls
1,691
$3,386
9
Highlands College of Montana Tech
Butte
769
$3,569
10
City College Montana State University Billings
Billings
--
$3,843
11
The University of Montana - Missoula College
Missoula
--
$3,886
12
Dawson Community College
Glendive
329
$5,250
13
Miles Community College
City
459
$5,550
14
The University of Montana-Western
Dillon
1,538
$5,717
15
Montana State University-Billings
Billings
4,401
$5,928
16
Montana State University-Northern
Havre
1,236
$5,955
17
Flathead Valley Community College
Kalispell
2,307
$6,180
18
Salish Kootenai College
Pablo
809
$6,349
19
The University of Montana
Missoula
11,865
$7,244
20
Montana State University
Bozeman
16,613
$7,277
21
Montana Tech of the University of Montana
Butte
1,909
$7,412
22
Health Works Institute
Bozeman
34
$9,670
23
Butte Academy of Beauty Culture
Butte
37
$10,950
24
Bold Beauty Academy
Billings
107
$12,000
25
Academy of Cosmetology
Bozeman
31
$12,005
26
Crevier's Academy of Cosmetology Arts
Kalispell
69
$12,800
27
Pima Medical Institute-Dillon
Dillon
37
$12,974
28
Bitterroot School of Cosmetology
Hamilton
37
$14,150
29
Montana Academy of Salons
Falls
82
$17,200
30
University of Providence
Falls
1,066
$25,168
31
Rocky Mountain College
Billings
991
$28,572
32
Carroll College
Helena
1,362
$35,486

Want to get notified whenever we write about any of these organizations ?

Sign-up Next time we write about any of these organizations, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

Aaniiih Nakoda College Academy of Cosmetology Bitterroot School of Cosmetology Blackfeet Community College Bold Beauty Academy Butte Academy of Beauty Culture Carroll College Chief Dull Knife College City College Montana State University Billings Crevier's Academy of Cosmetology Arts Dawson Community College Flathead Valley Community College Fort Peck Community College Great Falls College Montana State University Health Works Institute Helena College University of Montana Highlands College of Montana Tech Little Big Horn College Miles Community College Montana Academy of Salons Montana State University Montana State University-Billings Montana State University-Northern Montana Tech of the University of Montana Pima Medical Institute-Dillon Rocky Mountain College Salish Kootenai College Stone Child College The University of Montana The University of Montana - Missoula College The University of Montana-Western University of Providence

More News

Metro Business Network