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2021 Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Montana

2 Colleges
802 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,697 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in MontanaIn 2018-2019, engineering students earned 802 bachelor's degrees from a Montana school, making the subject the 2nd in the state. This means that of the 128,724 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.6% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Montana ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in engineering. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent engineering programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the engineering program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Montana

Check out the engineering programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Montana Tech of the University of Montana tops the 2021 list of our schools in Montana that are best for non-traditional engineering students. Montana Tech is a small public school located in the remote town of Butte. Montana Tech also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Engineering in Montana rankings.

There are approximately 392 students at Montana Tech that take at least one class online. There are roughly 292 part time students in attendance at Montana Tech. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Montana State University. MSU Bozeman is a large public school located in the remote town of Bozeman. MSU Bozeman also made our Best Colleges for Engineering in Montana list, coming in at #2.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.3%. Approximately 1,235 students take at least one class online at MSU Bozeman. There are roughly 3,729 part time students in attendance at MSU Bozeman. MSU Bozeman does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Engineering Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Rocky Mountains Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 3,076
Idaho 782
Utah 1,402
Wyoming 308

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 228
Civil Engineering 132
Chemical Engineering 123
General Engineering 89
Electrical Engineering 84

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 576
Natural Resources & Conservation 298
Computer & Information Sciences 261
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 214
Physical Sciences 209

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Petty Officer 3rd Class Declan Barnes.

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