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2021 Best Value Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Montana

1 College
94 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,926 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities School for You

Best Value Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in MontanaLiberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities is the #18 most popular major in Montana with 94 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 45,514 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.2% were from a college or university in the state.

When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. For this ranking, we are identifying those liberal arts / sciences and humanities schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

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. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities School in Montana

The following school tops our list of the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities School

Montana State University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. MSU Bozeman is a large public school located in the remote town of Bozeman. MSU Bozeman also made our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Montana list, coming in at #1.

It takes about 4.7 years for the average student at MSU Bozeman to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $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 Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 267
Idaho 814
Utah 323
Wyoming 11

Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 94

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Majors Similar to Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 254
English Language & Literature 127
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 71
Philosophy & Religious Studies 26
Theology & Religious Vocations 12

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school 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 Jacques Sablet (Switzerland, Morges, 1749-1803).

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