Helena College University of Montana

1115 N Roberts Street
Helena, MT 59601
Tel: (406)447-6900
1,506 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
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Helena College University of Montana serves 1,506 students (44.49% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority American and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
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Helena College University of Montana is the only community colleges within Lewis and Clark County, MT.
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The nearest community college is Highlands College of Montana Tech (52.13 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Helena College University of Montana Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 78 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,506 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,506 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 670 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 836 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
% Black
1% 12%
% White
85%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
6%
3%
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. 0.11 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,061 is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,357 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,061 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,357 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Helena College is a vibrant and growing center for higher learning, offering technical proficiency certificates, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Arts, and Associate of Science degrees, as well as study toward upper-level and graduate-level programs in cooperation with other Montana University System institutions. Helena College also offer the opportunity to obtain a bachelor degree without leaving Helena through online and onsite courses delivered through articulation agreements with other Montana universities. We are a comprehensive institution of higher education; we are meeting this charge by expanding our educational offerings and services in the technical, professional, pre-professional, general education and transfer areas.

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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 $0 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 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Montana is Dawson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.