Welcome to Rocky Mountain College, a warm and welcoming college in its 142nd year with a historic campus and highly respected faculty that educates students by combining a liberal arts-rooted curriculum with professional development programs. Students are taught across different disciplines, allowing them to speak, write, listen, communicate, take responsibility, solve, and lead. Our College is as much about character formation as it is about intellectual formation. Students will grow in wisdom, maturity, and character. We at Rocky Mountain College believe that success is defined by making good decisions in life. RMC's curriculum is one that will challenge students to think broadly and deeply. Students are taught to transform information into a way of understanding the world around them, and they subsequently develop a sense of purpose and service. Our academic focus allows students to apply what they have learned in the classroom to the real world.
Rocky Mountain College is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Billings, Montana. Rocky Mountain College was founded in 1878 and now enrolls around 1,014 students a year, including 839 undergrads.
Rocky Mountain College offers housing for up to 570 students. The majority of students live on-campus and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.About 50% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..
As of 2021, the total market value of Rocky Mountain College's endowment was $32.883 million The institution spends around $10,552 for each full-time student enrolled. For each full-time professor, there are about 11 undergraduates enrolled at Rocky Mountain College.
|2021 Rocky Mountain College Admissions Facts At-a Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||71%|
|Mean ACT score||21|
|Mean SAT score||1036|
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It is moderately difficult to get into Rocky Mountain College. Rocky Mountain College admitted 71% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 975 out of 1,370 total applicants were accepted.
Rocky Mountain College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.
Rocky Mountain College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Rocky Mountain College, applicants must submit the following items.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0.5|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Rocky Mountain College is 1036. The mean ACT score for Rocky Mountain College students is 21.
Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Rocky Mountain College.
Rocky Mountain College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
Out of all applicants, 25% submitted the SAT. 74% submitted the ACT.
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Yes! Rocky Mountain College provides on-campus housing for up to 570 students.
Rocky Mountain College students are active in the school's Outdoor Recreation, Enactus and Flight Team/Club. Homecoming, Yule Log Dinner, and and Academic Awards Banquet are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.
Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Rocky Mountain College.
Rocky Mountain College meets 76% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $26,510 a year.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a university is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.
Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Rocky Mountain College, around 65% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 227 students who started at Rocky Mountain College as first-time freshman, 79 graduate within four years.
Around 53% of students who started at Rocky Mountain College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 81% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
Recent grads have an average starting salary of $36,191 a year. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $26,653 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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Rocky Mountain College is located in the suburban setting of Billings, Montana.
If you want to see Rocky Mountain College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Billings, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Billings Logan International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Rocky Mountain College and Billings are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Rocky Mountain College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Rocky Mountain College is Continuous processing.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Rocky Mountain College is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Rocky Mountain College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1155 and Above
930 to 1155
930 and Less
The median SAT score for Rocky Mountain College students is 1036. Applicants with SAT scores of 1155 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Rocky Mountain College, while applicants with SAT scores between 930 to 1155 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 930 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Rocky Mountain College.
Wondering what life at Rocky Mountain College is like? There are approximately 1,014 students enrolled at Rocky Mountain College, including 839 undergraduate students and 175 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 55% percent are from MT and 45% percent of students are from other states.
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