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2021 Best Value Colleges for Psychology in Montana

3 Colleges
274 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,968 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Psychology School for You

Best Value Colleges for Psychology in MontanaPsychology is one of the most popular subjects to study in Montana. With 274 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 7th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that 0.2% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Psychology in Montana ranking, we looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in psychology. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. For this ranking, we are identifying those psychology 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.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. 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 the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Value Psychology Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Value Psychology Schools in Montana

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for psychology majors.

Best Value Psychology Schools in Montana

#1

Carroll College

Helena, MT

Carroll College landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value psychology schools. Carroll Montana is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Helena. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Carroll Montana, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Psychology in Montana ranking.

At Carroll Montana, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.3 years, and it costs about $28,238 per year to attend the school. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Carroll Montana is about $121,423. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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The University of Montana comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Missoula, University of Montana is a public school with a large student population. University of Montana not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Psychology in Montana list.

The average student at University of Montana graduates in less than 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $30,740. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from University of Montana is about $139,560. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Montana State University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Bozeman, MSU Bozeman is a public school with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at MSU Bozeman, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Psychology in Montana ranking.

It takes the average student at MSU Bozeman about 4.7 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $33,926. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from MSU Bozeman is about $157,756. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Best Psychology Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 2,097
Idaho 569
Utah 1,406
Wyoming 122

Psychology Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Psychology 256
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 18

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 521
Social Sciences 375
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 194
Communication & Journalism 145
History 104

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 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 Nevit Dilmen.

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