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Is SKC a Good School for the Money?

Salish Kootenai College Value Report

College Factual set out to determine if SKC is asking a fair price for the quality of education they provide. Keep reading for the detailed value report.

Within Montana, SKC Offers Good Quality at a Great Price.

#1 Montana Value
Top 50% Montana Quality

Salish Kootenai College is ranked #4 out of #10 in Montana for quality and #1 out of #10 for Montana value.

This makes it a good quality for a great value in the state.

State Value Ranking  1 out of 10
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  90.00 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the SKC financial aid page to be sure.

Very Good Value Nationwide

Top 10% National Value
Top 50% National Quality

Salish Kootenai College is ranked #75 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Compared to its peers, Salish Kootenai College is underpriced compared to the quality of education it provides. SKC is ranked #75 out of 1472 in College Factual's Best Colleges for the Money Ranking earning it a great value recognition.

National Value Ranking  75 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  94.90 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Salish Kootenai College $67,189 A
Brigham Young University - Hawaii $69,640 A
Lincoln Christian University $97,651 A
University of Maine at Farmington $104,685 A
Sam Houston State University $111,587 A-
Point Park University $128,162 C
California State University - San Marcos $140,405 D
North Central University $148,845 D-

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $67,189 in Total

The average SKC student's degree will cost an estimated $67,189. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $16,074 and a typical 4.18 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $16,074
Average Years to Graduate 4.18
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $67,189

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about SKC cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$47,000 In-State With Aid
$88,014 Avg Cost No Aid
4.18 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at SKC.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $88,014 #62 A+
All Students $67,189 #75 A
Only Students Receiving Aid $62,621 #91 A
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $72,393 #1 A
All Students $51,573 #1 A
Only Students Receiving Aid $47,000 #1 A

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Montana.

About 77% of SKC students receive financial aid. Get more details on what SKC financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average SKC cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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