Montana Colleges Tuition Trends Over The Current Decade(The 2010s)

There are 31 colleges in Montana State - 17 public and 14 private schools. The average tuition & fees of public schools are $4,378 for Montana residents and $11,032 for others in 2017. It increase 1.64% from last year and 14.70% from 2010 cumulatively. For private schools, the average tuition & fees are $17,384 which are increased -0.19% from last year and 13.09% from 2010 cumulatively.


Tuition & Fees Trends of Montana Colleges from 2010 to 2017

Next table and charts illustrates the tuition changes from 2010 to 2017 for Montana colleges and universities. The costs officially published by IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education and due to the data availability, the avarage amount mainly based on 2-4 years and 4 years colleges and universities.
Undergraduate (Public) Undergraduate (Private) Graduate (Public) Graduate (Private)
For Montana public schools, the 2017 undergraduate in-state tuition & fees are $4,378 which has increased by 11.24% over the current decade and the out-of-state cost is $11,032 which has risen by 14.70%. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 2.10% while last year increase rate was 1.64%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Montana Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$3,936$4,257$4,361$4,203$4,248$4,262$4,378
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%8.17%2.43%-3.61%1.06%0.34%2.73%
Cumulative Rates0.00%8.17%10.79%6.79%7.92%8.28%11.24%
Out-of-State Costs$9,618$9,971$10,280$10,481$10,706$10,854$11,032
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%3.67%3.10%1.95%2.15%1.38%1.64%
Cumulative Rates0.00%3.67%6.89%8.98%11.31%12.85%14.70%
For private schools in Montana state, the 2017 undergraduate tuition & fees are $17,384 which has increased by 13.09% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 1.87% while last year increase rate was -0.19%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Montana Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$15,372$16,064$15,040$15,457$16,120$17,416$17,384
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%4.50%-6.38%2.77%4.29%8.04%-0.19%
Cumulative Rates0.00%4.50%-2.17%0.55%4.86%13.30%13.09%
The average graduate school tuition & fees of Montana public schools are $6,262 which has increased by 11.61% over the current decade and the out-of-state graduate cost is $19,121 which has risen by 21.33%. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 3.05% while last year increase rate was 2.74%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Montana Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$5,611$6,132$6,400$6,432$6,168$6,213$6,262
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%9.29%4.37%0.49%-4.10%0.73%0.79%
Cumulative Rates0.00%9.29%14.07%14.63%9.93%10.74%11.61%
Out-of-State Costs$15,759$17,692$18,535$18,950$18,174$18,611$19,121
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%12.27%4.76%2.24%-4.09%2.40%2.74%
Cumulative Rates0.00%12.27%17.62%20.25%15.33%18.10%21.33%
For private graduate schools in Montana state, the 2017 tuition & fees are $24,120 which has increased by 20.56% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 2.93733% while last year increase rate was 3.93%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Montana Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$20,006$20,999$21,332$21,854$22,216$23,207$24,120
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%4.96%1.58%2.45%1.66%4.46%3.93%
Cumulative Rates0.00%4.96%6.63%9.24%11.05%16.00%20.56%
You can check the changes of other college costs including room & board costs, book & supplies, and other living expenses at Montana college cost trends.

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