Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Butte, MT 59701
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Montana Tech of the University of Montana is one of the seven public 4-year colleges in Montana. The campus is located in Butte town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,909 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 227 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 168 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 74%). Every year 41% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Montana Tech of the University of Montana's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,483, and fees were $1,642. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,235 and $1,721 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students1,909
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate74%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 31
Bachelor's degree 1 20
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 98.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
09/01/1932 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/2005 - 12/31/2015
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/10/2013 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1115 to 1300
ACT22 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$307/credit
In State Students$307/credit
Out of State Students$925/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$330/credit
In State Students$330/credit
Out of State Students$1,057/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $13,815 $13,815 $41,625
ADN 70 $21,490 $21,490 $64,750
BSN 125 $38,375 $38,375 $115,625
FNP 50 $16,500 $16,500 $52,850
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 87% of Montana Tech of the University of Montana's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 24% $4,149
Other Federal Grant 4% $556
State Grant & Scholarships 23% $1,557
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 65% $5,421
Federal Student Loans 40% $5,493
Private Loans 1% $8,849


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,078
$30,001 to $48,000$9,644
$48,001 to $75,000$13,397
$75,001 to $110,000$15,812
Over $110,000$14,739

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Montana state board of nursing.
Montana Tech of the University of Montana
1300 W Park St
Butte, MT 59701

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