Top Montana Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 7 top community colleges located throughout Montana (7 public colleges and 0 private colleges), serving 8,983 students.
  • For Montana community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,974 per year for in-state students and $8,845 for out-of-state students. (view national tuition costs).
  • Montana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 32% (majority American and Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 20:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MT) School Average
American Indian
3%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
2%
Black
1%
White
68%
Two or more races
2%
Unknown
23%
MT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Montana Community Colleges by Town (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 3803 Central Ave
    Billings MT  59102
    (406)247-3000

    1,531 students
  • 300 College Dr
    Glendive MT  59330
    (406)377-9400

    553 students
  • 777 Grandview Dr
    Kalispell MT  59901
    (800)313-3822

    2,216 students
  • 2100 16th Ave S
    Great Falls MT  59405
    (406)771-4300

    1,897 students
  • 1115 N Roberts Street
    Helena MT  59601
    (406)447-6900

    1,506 students
  • 25 Basin Creek Rd
    Butte MT  59701
    (406)496-3711

    860 students
  • 2715 Dickinson Street
    Miles City MT  59301
    (800)541-9281

    420 students
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