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2021 Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences in Montana

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

Finding the Best Value Social Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences in MontanaOut of the majors we analyze each year, social sciences was ranked 6th in Montana. In fact, 375 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that of the 154,751 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.2% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences in Montana ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in social sciences. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on social sciences 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 Social Sciences Schools in Montana

The following schools top our list of the Best Social Sciences Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Social Sciences Schools in Montana

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to The University of Montana. Located in the city of Missoula, University of Montana is a public school with a fairly large student population. University of Montana also made our Best Colleges for Social Sciences in Montana list, coming in at #1.

The average student at University of Montana graduates in less than 4.5 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $30,740. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the University of Montana is $139,560. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Montana State University. Located in the town of Bozeman, MSU Bozeman is a public college 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 Social Sciences in Montana ranking.

At MSU Bozeman, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $33,926. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the MSU Bozeman is $157,756. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Social Sciences Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 2,969
Idaho 515
Utah 2,002
Wyoming 157

Social Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Sociology 149
Political Science & Government 110
Anthropology 53
Economics 39
Geography & Cartography 15

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 521
Psychology 274
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 194
Communication & Journalism 145
History 104

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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).
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