Best Colleges In Montana? We List Them From First To Worst.
When it comes to picking out the perfect college or university, there are a lot of factors that both students and parents need to consider.
For some, distance is a big issue. Maybe you want to get as far away from home as possible, or perhaps the idea of staying close to home is appealing. Of course, you want to make sure that it's a good school, has the degree and the classes you need, offers the proper support, and then there is the whole social aspect.
Montana has some top-notch choices when it comes to higher education, but which college or university is the best in The Treasure State? New data lists the state's schools from first to worst.
Our friends over at WalletHub have come out with a list of 2024’s Best College & University Rankings and have included schools here in Montana.
The following metrics were used to determine the rankings.
- Admission Rate
- Net Cost
- Student-Faculty Ratio
- On-Campus Crime
- Gender and Racial Diversity
- Graduation Rate
- Post Attendance Median Salary
Which Montana school is the best for 2024? According to the data, that distinction goes to Carroll College in Helena. Carroll College is a private liberal arts school with under 2000 students and offers just under 40 different academic majors.
So what about the rest of the schools in Montana? Where did they rank? Let's take a look at the overall from first to worst rankings.
- Carroll College in Helena
- Montana State University in Bozeman
- Montana Tech in Butte
- Rocky Mountain College in Billings
- University of Providence in Great Falls
- University of Montana in Missoula
Of course, there will no doubt be those who disagree with the above rankings and there is certainly something to say about tradition and many Montanans often follow in their parents and or grandparents' footsteps when it comes to picking a school in Montana.
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