Montana Technical Schools

Electronics and computer technology, accounting, office and new media technologies, and maintenance technologies—these are just a few of the career fields available to technical school graduates. Technical school graduates may work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school will be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a solid reputation. Fortunately, several Montana technical schools fit the bill.

Montana technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Montana is home to top technical colleges such as Montana Tech of the University of Montana (est. 1889), Missoula College of Technology (est. 1956), Montana Tech College of Technology (est. 1893), and Helena College of Technology (est. 1939). The state of Montana has approximately 42,828 students enrolled in 18 public and 5 private (not-for-profit) schools. There are thousands of students enrolled in technical schools across the U.S., with more than 7,200 students enrolled in the state’s top three technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Montana Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Montana technical school is $5,418 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at a private Montana technical school is $14,729 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Montana technical schools start at around $200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $300 per credit hour. Students will pay the same tuition and fees for online technical programs as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public Montana’ colleges is $6,191 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Montana Technical Schools and Enrollment

Montana Tech of the University of Montana (avg. enrollment, 2,660 students)
UM Missoula College of Technology (avg. enrollment, 1,424 students)
Montana Tech College of Technology (avg. enrollment, 2,000)
Helena College of Technology (avg. enrollment, 1,180 students)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Montana

Montana Tech of the University of Montana
UMOnline (University of Montana Online)
Western Montana College-School of Business and Technology

Accredited Montana Technical Schools

Montana Tech of the University of Montana
UM Missoula College of Technology
Montana Tech College of Technology
Helena College of Technology

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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