• Great Falls College offers professional certificates, associates degrees, transfer and community education options. Located in Great Falls, Montana

School Highlights

Great Falls College Montana State University serves 1,185 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is same as the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is less than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,185 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,294
  • Out-state tuition: $9,346
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 21%
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

The teacher population of 100 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Great Falls College Montana State University
(MT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
100 staff
90 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Great Falls College Montana State University has declined by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Great Falls College Montana State University diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,185 students
1,185 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
442 students
428 students
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# Part-Time Students
743 students
743 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
139 students
142 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,185 students
428 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
695 students
386 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
171 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
2%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
5%
2%
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% Black
1%
1%
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% White
79%
62%
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% Two or more races
8%
5%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
26%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score
0.37
0.54
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.02%
0.94%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,900
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,294 is less than the state average of $4,139. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,346 is more than the state average of $8,788. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,294
$4,139
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,346
$8,788
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
88%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Great Falls College Montana State University and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in MT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$10,500
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,034
$6,329
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Acceptance Rate
100%
100%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Associated Students of GFC MSU (Student Government), Food Pantry / Community Garden, Phi Theta Kappa

Arts and Music Programs:
GFC MSU Community Choir
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Great Falls College offers challenging, high-demand programs in the areas of health sciences; business and accounting; computer technology; trades; and general education and transfer. Associate of Applied Science degrees, Associate of Arts degree, and the Associate of Science degree along with certificate programs provide students with choices to achieve their educational goals. If your plan is to transfer to a four-year college, you will find numerous courses that will allow you to complete the Montana University System general education core prior to transfer. Daytime, evening and online courses are available to provide you with flexibility in scheduling. The college boasts a dynamic outreach and continuing education program to progressively address workforce training. Short-term seminars and workshops are available throughout the calendar year to provide training to employees striving to strengthen their job skills. Customized training is available to your business, providing educational opportunities specifically tailored to the needs of your staff. The college is located in southeast Great Falls on a beautiful 20-acre campus. The charm of our smaller campus is its friendly environment and the personal interaction in on-site and online classrooms. The college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, one of six regional accrediting associations in the United States.
Profile last updated: 07/14/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Great Falls College Montana State University cost?

Great Falls College Montana State University's tuition is approximately $3,294 for In-State students and $9,346 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Great Falls College Montana State University?

The acceptance rate of Great Falls College Montana State University is 100%, which is equal to the state average of 100%.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,185 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,294
  • Out-state tuition: $9,346
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 21%
  • Source: Verified school update

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