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2021 Best Value Colleges for Physical Sciences in Montana

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

Finding the Best Value Physical Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Physical Sciences in MontanaPhysical Sciences is the #14 most popular major in Montana with 136 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.

Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. Instead, we are looking at those physical sciences schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, 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 Physical Sciences Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Physical Sciences School in Montana

Check out the physical sciences programs at this school if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Physical Sciences School

Montana State University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the remote town of Bozeman, MSU Bozeman is a public college with a large student population. MSU Bozeman also made our Best Colleges for Physical Sciences in Montana list, coming in at #1.

The average student at MSU Bozeman graduates in less than 4.7 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $33,926. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from MSU Bozeman be around $157,756. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Best Physical Sciences Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 655
Idaho 163
Utah 426
Wyoming 98

Physical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Chemistry 58
Geological & Earth Sciences 56
Physics 22

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 802
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 511
Natural Resources & Conservation 223
Computer & Information Sciences 153
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 152

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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 NASA.

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