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2021 Best Value Colleges for History in Montana

2 Colleges
104 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,333 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value History School for You

Best Value Colleges for History in MontanaHistory is the #16 most popular major in Montana with 104 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 0.4% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for History in Montana ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in history. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on history schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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2021 Best Value History Schools in Montana

Check out the history programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value History Schools in Montana

Our rankings recognize The University of Montana as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Missoula, University of Montana is a public college with a large student population. University of Montana also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for History in Montana rankings.

At University of Montana, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $30,740. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the University of Montana is $139,560. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Montana State University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Bozeman, MSU Bozeman is a public college with a fairly large student population. MSU Bozeman also made our Best Colleges for History in Montana list, coming in at #1.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at MSU Bozeman is 4.7 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $33,926. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from MSU Bozeman is $157,756. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Best History Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 470
Idaho 112
Utah 263
Wyoming 43

History Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
History 104

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 521
Social Sciences 375
Psychology 274
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 194
Communication & Journalism 145

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.

  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Abraham Ortelius.

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