Highlands College of Montana Tech

25 Basin Creek Rd, Butte
MT, 59701
Tel: (406)496-3711
781 students
Public institution
The mission of the college is to meet the changing needs of society by supplying knowledge and education through a strong undergraduate curriculum augmented by research, graduate education and service.
School Highlights:
Highlands College of Montana Tech serves 781 students (64% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is more than the state average of 24%.
Highlands College of Montana Tech is the only community colleges within Silver Bow County, MT.
The nearest community college is Helena College University of Montana (52.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Highlands College of Montana Tech Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 781 teachers has grown by 75% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
781 students
1,303 students
Highlands College of Montana Tech Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
503 students
832 students
Highlands College of Montana Tech Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 278 students
1,036 students
Highlands College of Montana Tech Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Highlands College of Montana Tech sch enrollment Highlands College of Montana Tech sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Highlands College of Montana Tech Asian (2008-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Highlands College of Montana Tech Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
11%
Highlands College of Montana Tech Black (2006-2012)
% White
94%
66%
Highlands College of Montana Tech White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Highlands College of Montana Tech sch ethnicity Highlands College of Montana Tech sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.12 0.44
Highlands College of Montana Tech Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,155 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,120 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,155 $5,845
Highlands College of Montana Tech In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,120 $10,047
Highlands College of Montana Tech Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Since its founding in 1900, Montana Tech has earned a reputation as one of the finest science, engineering, and technical colleges in the world. With more than 40 academic programs and 38 clubs and organizations, Tech offers tremendous opportunities. Montana Tech is located virtually on the Continental Divide in historic Butte, Montana. Visiting Tech at any time of the year can be both an informative and enjoyable experience. As you tour our campus on the hill, you will have a special opportunity to learn more about the college through first-hand contact with students, faculty, and staff. We appreciate your interest, and as you continue your journey, we hope that these links for prospective students provide you with the information you need to learn more about Montana Tech. Montana Tech's College of Technology is located at 25 Basin Creek Road, Butte, Montana. We are a small school that enjoys the luxuries of a beautiful setting, fine instructional faculty, and a warm supporting cast of characters. The College of Technology of Montana Tech of The University of Montana provides occupational training that is responsive to the present and future needs of the residents of Silver Bow County, its contiguous area, and the state of Montana. The College offers over eleven programs of study. The programs of study are in the areas of business, radiologic technology, and trades & technical. Civil Engineering Technology, and GIS/GPS are unique two-year programs in the state. There are programs in networking, metals fabrication, and a bridge program in nursing leading to an ASRN, attainable through Montana Tech. The College of Technology offers occupational-specific and related instruction to prepare students for employment. The College will continue to meet immediate and short-term training needs of industry and business within its major service area. The College participates in the process of developing collaborative relationships with other post-secondary institutions to provide better educational opportunities for Montana citizens and to ensure the most effective and responsible use of resources.

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Did You Know?
For Montana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,863 per year for in-state students and $8,693 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $ per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Montana community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Dawson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.