Montana Technological University

Butte, MT, USA
3.64 Average Rating

Montana Technological University, more commonly known as Montana Tech, is a special-focus 4-year institution located in Butte, MT. Since its founding in 1900, Montana Tech has grown to encompass four schools and colleges offering numerous associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in STEM fields, including a B.S. in geophysical engineering, one of two institutions to do so. Montana Tech’s campus is also home to four research centers, including the Center for Advanced Mineral, Metallurgical, and Materials Processing, as well as the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, and holds the event Techxpo annually to present student research. Outside of academia, the Montana Tech campus is surrounded by 6 mountain ranges and 2 national parks providing opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, and more.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
92%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 10, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
71%
Out-Of-State Students
14%
84%
Submitting ACT
16%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1201
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
1,909
Total Number of Undergrads
1,659
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
61%
20-39 Students
25%
40-99 Students
11%
0
100
13%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
36%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,993
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$7,411
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$22,575
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,656
Books and Supplies
$1350

Aid & Grants

0
100
65%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
30%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,405
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
30%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,249
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$5,421

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
41%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,638
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$11,955
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$207
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
67%
33%
Student Organizations
30
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
14%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Orediggers
School Colors
Green/Copper
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Frontier Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Missoula
Great Falls
Billings
Denver
Houston
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
29%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$52,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.64 Average Rating
Great for outdoors. Proffessors are great and extremley helpful. Has everything you would need college-wise and at half the cost it should be.
Taylen from Fallon, NV
A school that offers a good education at a reasonable price with several different areas of study.
J.R.
A good educational institute, with caring and knowledgeable professors. A great environment to learn and further your education. Montana tech is in a beautiful location with friendly people.
Alyssa from Butte, MT
Laundry gets expensive. Awesome staff. Indian burger is the best burger out there.
Gage from Malta, MT
Much better than I expected. The best career services department I've ever seen. Friendly people, very nice school, well recommended.
Will from Placerville, CA
I love the beautiful campus and friendly staff.
Ruth from Butte, MT
Montana Tech is a great college that has a high teacher to student ratio. Many of my current professors invest extra time and energy to make sure students understand responsibilities required and care about their general education.
Clinton from Anaconda, MT
All the Staff is knowledgable and helpful.
The campus is beautiful.
Lots of access to help with classes.
Aimee from Butte, MT
A School for motivated Students who want an excellent education, especially in engineering Fields. Small campus and class size leading to a closer working relationship with professors and other students. Beautiful area and nice people with plenty of employment options.
Steven from Butte, MT