To identify the Best Colleges in Montana for 2019 we averaged the results from the most respected college ranking systems (Niche.com + US News & World Report) from around the web to produce an entirely unique CollegeReviews Score for each school. And then ordered the schools based on that ranking. You won’t find a more exhaustive ranking of the best colleges and universities in Montana anywhere.
Montana has about 30 colleges, universities and technical schools. Great Falls, Billings and Missoula, Montana’s largest cities are home to most of the post secondary institutions.
Montana also has a rich Indian heritage, which can be seen in the state’s selection of tribal colleges such as Chief Dull Knife College. Montana has many Native American Indian Reservations and they provide a strong culture base for the state’s Indian population.
Montana State University and University of Montana dominate the public university offerings with nine campuses between the two including 2-year college Dawson Community College. Montana Tech – College of Technology and the The University of Montana, Missoula are ranked by a nationally recognized college review as among the Best Western Colleges. Montana State University, Bozeman is also top-ranked. Other technical schools and colleges provide 2-year degree options including Flathead Valley Community College and Blackfeet Community College.
Regional Information about Montana
Regional Information About Montana
Major Cities: Billings, Missoula, Great Falls
Attractions: Glacier National Park, Yellowstone Park, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.
Cost of Living: Best Places Montana Cost of Living
Popular Schools: Montana Technological University, Carroll College, Montana State University
Our methodology for determining the best colleges in Montana takes both editorial rankings from US News & World Report, Times Higher Education and combines it with student rankings from Niche.com. We weight student rankings higher giving them about a 80% weighted score vs editorial rankings. Thus creating a more accurate viewpoint of the best colleges in any given state.
Montana Technological UniversityMERIT:Carroll CollegeMERIT:Montana State UniversityMERIT:Rocky Mountain CollegeMERIT:University of MontanaMERIT:University of Montana - WesternMERIT:Salish Kootenai CollegeMERIT:Montana State University - BillingsMERIT: