Nursing Schools in Montana

The state of Montana is home to 13 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 10 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Montana.

NursingExplorer ranking system is statistical. We use the following factors when evaluating schools: NCLEX pass rates, programmatic and institutional accreditations. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

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Complete List of Nursing Schools in Montana

Listed below are all nursing schools in Montana. Please use the sort feature to view which schools have top RN and LPN programs along with their corresponding average NCLEX pass rates. Click on each school's name to view more detail about the school.

There are a total of 13 nursing schools in the state of Montana.

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Helena College University of Montana

Helena, MT
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate100.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate97.5%
Cost per annum$10,335

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Butte, MT
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate98.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,385

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • BSN

Montana State University

Bozeman, MT
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,953

Montana State University (MSU) is a public university in Bozeman, Montana. It is part of the Montana University System, which includes a total of eight campuses throughout the state. MSU is the largest university in the state and offers close to 100 different degree programs, including both ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • ADN

Carroll College

Helena, MT
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate88.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$25,449

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • ADN

Flathead Valley Community College

Kalispell, MT
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate88.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate98.7%
Cost per annum$8,298

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • BSN

Salish Kootenai College

Pablo, MT
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate78.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$8,648

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Montana State University-Northern

Havre, MT
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate73.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$10,523

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Blackfeet Community College

Browning, MT
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate66.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate71.7%
Cost per annum$6,830

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • ADN
  • LPN

Great Falls College Montana State University

Great Falls, MT
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate64.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate95.4%
Cost per annum$9,177

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Miles Community College

Miles City, MT
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate58.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$7,535

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Montana State University-Billings

Billings, MT
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$11,680

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

The University of Montana

Missoula, MT
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$13,894

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

University of Great Falls

Great Falls, MT
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,247

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
  • BSN

Montana's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


Montana's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average