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Highlands College of Montana Tech

Butte, MT 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate95%
Acceptance Rate95%

About Highlands College of Montana Tech

Highlands College of Montana Tech Overview

Highlands College of Montana Tech is a public, state school in a small town setting in Butte, Montana. Highlands College of Montana Tech was founded in 1969 and the school presently has around 679 students a year, including 679 undergrads. Highlands College of Montana Tech ensures housing for up to 452 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Highlands College of Montana Tech!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Interested in journalism or communications? Highlands College of Montana Tech students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Highlands College of Montana Tech does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Highlands College of Montana Tech has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Highlands College of Montana Tech on the Student Life page.

2022 Highlands College of Montana Tech Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 95%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
In-State Tuition $2,702
Out-of-State $8,598
Percent of Need Met 51%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $8,487

Is Highlands College of Montana Tech a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Highlands College of Montana Tech offers and if the school seems like the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Highlands College of Montana Tech

It is not competitive to get into Highlands College of Montana Tech. The university admitted 95% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 389 applications received in 2022, 368 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Highlands College of Montana Tech

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Highlands College of Montana Tech Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 42% of graduates from Highlands College of Montana Tech recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Recent Highlands College of Montana Tech grads have an average starting salary of $38,545 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Highlands College of Montana Tech

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Highlands College of Montana Tech meets 51% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $8,487 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Highlands College of Montana Tech.

Based on this information, does Highlands College of Montana Tech seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Highlands College of Montana Tech a good school for you?

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Where is Highlands College of Montana Tech?

Highlands College of Montana Tech is located in the small town setting of Butte, Montana.

If you are interested in seeing Highlands College of Montana Tech for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 and Interstate 15 to Butte, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bert Mooney.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Highlands College of Montana Tech and Butte are like without leaving home.

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College Info

25 Basin Creek Road Butte, MT 59701

Campus Setting: Small Town

Highlands College of Montana Tech Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Highlands College of Montana Tech is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Highlands College of Montana Tech is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Highlands College of Montana Tech ACT Scores

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Highlands College of Montana Tech SAT Scores

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Highlands College of Montana Tech Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$13,585

In State

$19,388

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,624
$8,427
Fees
$965
$965
Housing
$9,996
$9,996
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Highlands College of Montana Tech is like? There are approximately 679 students enrolled at Highlands College of Montana Tech. 43% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from MT and 3% percent of students are from other states.

43%

Full Time

57%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

679

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

95%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,589

Out-of-State

$9,392

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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