Montana Tech – College of Technology

25 Basin Creek Rd, Butte, MT

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Montana Tech – College of Technology is a renowned institution highly esteemed for its century-old tradition of academic excellence. It is one of the prominent colleges in the field of science and engineering.

Since it was established in 1889 as Montana State School of Mines, Montana Tech has grown into a progressive and dynamic institution. Until now, it continues to adhere to its mission to provide high quality education and produce exceptional graduates.

This institution offers world-class master’s degree, bachelor’s degree, associate degree and certificate programs. Some of its unique programs are B.S. degree in geophysical engineering, B.S. degree in metallurgical engineering and B.S. in petroleum engineering. These programs are designed to meet the current needs of the society and industry.

Montana Tech is divided into four distinct schools and colleges: School of Mines and Engineering; College of Letters, Sciences, and Professional Studies; College of Technology; and Graduate School. Graduates from any of these schools and colleges attain high job placement rate and enjoy lucrative jobs in the different fields. In fact, many of the graduates have become leaders in resource and energy industries.

Despite emphasis on academic excellence, Montana Tech also provides opportunities for students to be involved in extracurricular activities and events such as fitness and recreation, arts, live performances and festivals. Students may also be involved in several clubs and organizations. Moreover, in support of the students’ career development, the Career Services office assists students in exploring job opportunities, career preparation and connecting to employers.



Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $30 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $2,400-$2,900
    • Out-of-State: $7,500-$8,996
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $150-$180 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $370-$440 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid89%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships68%$5,663
Receiving Student Loans59%$5,190

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Montana Tech – College of Technology may provide services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Montana, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

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Graduation Rate28.0%-26.9%
Transfer-out Rate22.0%-14.4%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Montana Tech – College of Technology by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

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