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#49 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
8 Colleges
2,081 Yearly Graduations
$41,239 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

In terms of graduate completions, Montana is ranked #49 in the nation with 2,081 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. Graduate students from Montana can take advantage of in-state tuition, which averages about $10,310 per year. Out-of-state graduate tuition averages $18,848. Depending on the school you go to, you may have to pay quite a bit more - or quite a bit less.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

The University of Montana

Missoula, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
1,089 Yearly Degrees
$6,610 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

The University of Montana was ranked the #1 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,089 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for The University of Montana

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,716 $20,064
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,894 $1,948
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $262 $1,120

#2

Montana State University

Bozeman, Montana
Public Public vs. Private
627 Yearly Degrees
$6,606 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, MSU Bozeman handed out 627 graduate degrees. This makes it the #2 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Montana State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,089 $18,765
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,517 $1,737
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $400 $1,172

Public Public vs. Private
110 Yearly Degrees
$7,046 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Montana State University - Billings was ranked the #3 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 110 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Montana State University - Billings

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,598 $18,611
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,448 $1,579
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $233 $775

Public Public vs. Private
96 Yearly Degrees
$6,054 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Montana Tech handed out 96 graduate degrees. This makes it the #4 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Montana Tech of the University of Montana

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,706 $18,035
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,348 $1,407
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $343 $1,086

#5

University of Providence

Great Falls, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
79 Yearly Degrees
$14,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 8 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, University of Providence ranked #5 in terms of popularity with 79 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Providence

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,000 $14,000
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $875 $875

#6

Rocky Mountain College

Billings, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
61 Yearly Degrees
$34,605 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Rocky handed out 61 graduate degrees. This makes it the #6 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Rocky Mountain College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $30,552 $30,552
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $4,053 $4,053
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,207 $1,207

Public Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$7,201 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 8 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Montana State University - Northern ranked #7 in terms of popularity with 16 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Montana State University - Northern

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,742 $18,686
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,459 $1,569
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $341 $885

#8

Carroll College

Helena, Montana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$12,275 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Carroll College was ranked the #8 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 3 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Carroll College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,075 $12,075
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $200 $200
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $525 $525

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