Best Colleges in Montana

Top 21 Schools Ranked for Employment Resources and Overall Program Excellence

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) April 17, 2017 –, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has determined its picks for the best colleges in Montana for 2017. Of the 10 four-year schools who made the list, Carroll College, Rocky Mountain College, Montana Tech of the University of Montana, The University of Montana and Montana State University were the top five. Of the 11 two-year schools that were recognized, Miles Community College, Helena College University of Montana, Fort Peck Community College, Great Falls College Montana State University and Flathead Valley Community College came in as the top. A full list of schools is included below.

“A certificate or degree can go a long way when it comes to advancing a career, and these Montana schools offer both the programs and additional employment and career-building resources that help students succeed,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of

To be included on the “Best Colleges in Montana” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also evaluated on additional metrics including the number of degree programs offered, career resources, academic counseling, financial aid availability, graduation rates and annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the “Best Colleges in Montana” list, visit

Montana's Best Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include:
  • Carroll College
  • Montana State University
  • Montana State University-Billings
  • Montana State University-Northern
  • Montana Tech of the University of Montana
  • Rocky Mountain College
  • Salish Kootenai College
  • The University of Montana
  • The University of Montana-Western
  • University of Great Falls
Montana's Best Two-Year Colleges in the U.S. for 2017 include:
  • Aaniiih Nakoda College
  • Blackfeet Community College
  • Chief Dull Knife College
  • Dawson Community College
  • Flathead Valley Community College
  • Fort Peck Community College
  • Great Falls College Montana State University
  • Helena College University of Montana
  • Little Big Horn College
  • Miles Community College
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