Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- Montana -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Montana Ranking of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students - Montana -

Montana State University - Billings tops our Montana list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. Montana State University - Billings charges tuition and fees of $18,723 ($5,833 for Montana residents) . The college has an acceptance rate of 100.0%. The average salary for recent graduates is $62,000.

The total ranking includes 9 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $11,583 to $27,566 (in-state from $5,502 to $27,566). Acceptance rates range from 56.7% to 100.0%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 990 to 1,200 and average salaries of graduates range from $59,000 to $96,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Montana State University - BillingsBillings, Montana$5,833 / $18,723
2Montana State University - NorthernHavre, Montana$5,861 / $18,171
3Montana State UniversityBozeman, Montana$7,079 / $24,071
4The University of Montana - WesternDillon, Montana$5,502 / $16,716
5Montana Tech of the University of MontanaButte, Montana$7,139 / $21,969
6The University of MontanaMissoula, Montana$7,063 / $24,943
7University of Great FallsGreat Falls, Montana$24,440
8Rocky Mountain CollegeBillings, Montana$27,566
9Salish Kootenai CollegePablo, Montana$6,399 / $11,583

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our rankings for non-traditional students were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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