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Colleges in Montana

There are 22 colleges in Montana, 17 public and 5 private, offering a wide range of programs and majors. Montana has both small schools (defined as less than 2000 students) and "very large" ones (10,000 or more students) and everything in between, including community colleges, in urban and rural environments.


The University of Montana, located in Missoula, is the flagship institution of the University of Montana System. With over 15,000 students, it is the largest university in the state. The university refers to itself as a city within a city, and Luke from Apple Valley described the campus as such: "The city is beautiful, if feels bigger than it is, there is a great mentality with the people, and you'll be hard pressed to find a better backdrop for your education." Other members of University of Montana System are The University of Montana-Western (located in Dillon), Montana Tech of the University of Montana (located in Butte), and University of Montana-Helena College of Technology (located in Helena).


Montana State University, located in Bozeman, is the primary campus of the Montana State University System, which also includes Montana State University-Billings, Montana State University-Northern (located in Havre), and Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology. Montana State University is regularly listed among the "Best Buys" for undergraduate education by U.S. News & World Report.


Other Montana colleges include Carroll College in Helena, University of Great Falls, Rocky Mountain College in Billings, and many more.


Cappex has tons of resources for students considering a college in Montana, including plenty of ways to help you find and apply for scholarships. Begin by browsing the complete list of colleges and universities below.


Colleges in Montana

School Scholarships Available
Aaniiih Nakoda College No scholarships
Carroll College 13 scholarships
Chief Dull Knife College No scholarships
Dawson Community College No scholarships
Flathead Valley Community College No scholarships
Fort Peck Community College No scholarships
Great Falls College Montana State University No scholarships
Helena College University of Montana No scholarships
Highlands College of Montana Tech No scholarships
Little Big Horn College 1 scholarships
Miles Community College No scholarships
Montana Bible College No scholarships
Montana State University 214 scholarships
Montana State University Billings 202 scholarships
Montana State University-Northern 109 scholarships
Montana Tech 99 scholarships
Rocky Mountain College - Montana 9 scholarships
Salish Kootenai College No scholarships
Stone Child College No scholarships
The University of Montana 70 scholarships
The University of Montana-Western 70 scholarships
University of Great Falls 13 scholarships