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Highlands College of Montana Tech Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Highlands College of Montana Tech, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Highlands College of Montana Tech Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Highlands College of Montana Tech was awarded 11 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Highlands College of Montana Tech was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Highlands College of Montana Tech?

Acceptance Rate

Highlands College of Montana Tech 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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Highlands College of Montana Tech Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Highlands College of Montana Tech, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Highlands College of Montana Tech is 74%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  74 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Highlands College of Montana Tech

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Highlands College of Montana Tech this rate is 52%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  52 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at Highlands College of Montana Tech

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 739 undergraduates at Highlands College of Montana Tech with 361 being full-time and 378 being part-time.

Highlands College of Montana Tech Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Highlands College of Montana Tech is 37.29 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  37.29 out of 100
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How Much Does Highlands College of Montana Tech Cost?

The overall average net price of Highlands College of Montana Tech is $9,878. 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 Highlands College of Montana Tech

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,738 $8,512 $10,592 $13,184 $13,001

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 Highlands College of Montana Tech, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Highlands College of Montana Tech, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $4,654 a year. That adds up to $18,616 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Highlands College of Montana Tech is 11.4%. 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 Highlands College of Montana Tech Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Highlands College of Montana Tech make around $41,700 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Highlands College of Montana Tech

Located in Butte, Montana, Highlands College of Montana Tech is a public institution. Butte is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Location of Highlands College of Montana Tech

Contact details for Highlands College of Montana Tech are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 25 Basin Creek Rd, Butte, MT 59701
Phone: 406-496-3711
Website: https://www.mtech.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/orediggers
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/mtechpr

Highlands College of Montana Tech Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Highlands College of Montana Tech along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Highlands College of Montana Tech

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 206 students took at least one online class at Highlands College of Montana Tech. This is an increase from the 141 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 206 14
2016-2017 141 10
2015-2016 152 17
2014-2015 194 14
2013-2014 216 37

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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.

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