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Great Falls College Montana State University Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Great Falls College Montana State University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Great Falls College Montana State University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Great Falls College Montana State University was awarded 24 badges in the 2022 rankings.

Overall Quality

Great Falls College Montana State University was not ranked in College Factual's 2022 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

Is It Hard to Get Into Great Falls College Montana State University?

Acceptance Rate

Great Falls College Montana State University has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Great Falls College Montana State University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Great Falls College Montana State University is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Great Falls College Montana State University is 38%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  38 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Great Falls College Montana State University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Great Falls College Montana State University is 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  65 out of 100
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Great Falls College Montana State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,218 undergraduates at Great Falls College Montana State University with 523 being full-time and 695 being part-time.

How Much Does Great Falls College Montana State University Cost?

The overall average net price of Great Falls College Montana State University is $9,071. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Great Falls College Montana State University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,888 $7,940 $10,018 $12,032 $12,415

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Great Falls College Montana State University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Great Falls College Montana State University, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $4,860 a year. That adds up to $19,440 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Great Falls College Montana State University is 13.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Great Falls College Montana State University Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Great Falls College Montana State University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $31,100 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 22% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Great Falls College Montana State University

Great Falls College Montana State University is a public institution located in Great Falls, Montana. The city atmosphere of Great Falls makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Great Falls College Montana State University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2100 16Th Ave S, Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 406-268-3700
Website: www.gfcmsu.edu/

Great Falls College Montana State University Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Great Falls College Montana State University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Great Falls College Montana State University

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 755 students took at least one online class at Great Falls College Montana State University. This is a decrease from the 905 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 755 400
2017-2018 905 411
2016-2017 953 444
2015-2016 1,011 467
2013-2014 980 444

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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