Montana Tech of the University of Montana

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,435

4.98% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$12,104

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

92.4%

630 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,909

85.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

42%

115 Graduates

About

Montana Tech of the University of Montana is a higher education institution located in Silver Bow County, MT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Montana Tech of the University of Montana were Petroleum Engineering (97 degrees awarded), General Engineering (53 degrees), and General Business (46 degrees).

In 2017, 489 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Montana Tech of the University of Montana. 33.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 66.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (393 degrees), 14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is $5,435, which is $-19,759 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is $5,435, which is $-19,759 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,104.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 41% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,435

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Montana Tech of the University of Montana was $5,435. The cost of tuition at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is $-19,759 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$12,104

2017 Value

2.27%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Montana Tech of the University of Montana had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,104. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Montana Tech of the University of Montana grew by 2.27%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,846

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Montana Tech of the University of Montana was of $8,846 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.27% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.76% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Montana Tech of the University of Montana received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.61% with respect to 2016, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Montana Tech of the University of Montana received 630 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.61% annual growth. Out of those 630 applicants, 582 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,909 students enrolled at Montana Tech of the University of Montana in 2017, and 16% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Montana Tech of the University of Montana has an overall enrollment yield of 39%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

582

Accepted Out of 630

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Montana Tech of the University of Montana was 92.4% (582 admissions from 630 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 88.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 2.61%, while admissions grew by 6.59%.

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SAT Scores

16%

Submission Percentage

37

Scores Submitted

16% of enrolled first-time students at Montana Tech of the University of Montana in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Montana Tech of the University of Montana has a total enrollment of 1,909 students. The full-time enrollment at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is 1,624 students and the part-time enrollment is 285. This means that 85.1% of students enrolled at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Montana Tech of the University of Montana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.6% White, 1.94% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.68% Hispanic or Latino, 1.15% Black or African American, 0.419% Asian, 0.157% Two or More Races, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Montana Tech of the University of Montana in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (48.8%), followed by White Female (26.9%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Male (1.44%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (44.2%), followed by White Female (22.1%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Male (1.05%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Montana Tech of the University of Montana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,909 students. The full-time enrollment at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is 1,624 and the part-time enrollment is 285. This means that 85.1% of students enrolled at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Montana Tech of the University of Montana was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Montana Tech of the University of Montana had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,425

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    37

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    32

The enrolled student population at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is 74.6% White, 1.94% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.68% Hispanic or Latino, 1.15% Black or African American, 0.419% Asian, 0.157% Two or More Races, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 148 students (7.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 165 fewer women than men received degrees from Montana Tech of the University of Montana. The majority of degree recipients at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are white (393 degrees awarded). There were 14 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (28 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is Petroleum Engineering (97 degrees awarded), followed by General Engineering (53 degrees) and General Business (46 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Montana Tech of the University of Montana, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (269 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), and Health (130 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are Registered nurses (1,328,219 people), Other managers (476,000 people), Software developers (427,290 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (328,122 people), and Postsecondary teachers (312,968 people).

The most specialized majors at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are Engineering (269 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), Health (130 degrees), English (7 degrees), and Math & Statistics (5 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, and Public relations specialists

The most specialized majors at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are Engineering (269 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), Health (130 degrees), English (7 degrees), and Math & Statistics (5 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,593,331 people), Elementary & secondary schools (618,163 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (590,963 people), Computer Systems Design (548,835 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (442,476 people).

The most specialized majors at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are Engineering (269 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), Health (130 degrees), English (7 degrees), and Math & Statistics (5 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Montana Tech of the University of Montana.

Most Common

  1. 97 degrees awarded

  2. 53 degrees awarded

  3. 46 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Montana Tech of the University of Montana was Petroleum Engineering with 97 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 327

  2. 162

In 2017, 327 degrees were awarded to men at Montana Tech of the University of Montana, which is 2.02 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (162).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Montana Tech of the University of Montana in Petroleum Engineering, which is 10 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 51 degrees were awarded to women at Montana Tech of the University of Montana in Registered Nursing, which is 8.5 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

36%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from Montana Tech of the University of Montana completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.48% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    393 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    28 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is white (393 degrees awarded). There were 14 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (28 degrees).

5.73% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    250 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    143 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Male

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is white male (250 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (143 degrees).

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Operations

Montana Tech of the University of Montana has an endowment valued at nearly $37.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $138k (0.37%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Montana Tech of the University of Montana had a total salary expenditure of $65M. Montana Tech of the University of Montana employs 45 Assistant professors, 39 Professors, and 36 Instructors. Most academics at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are Male Assistant professors (31), Male Professors(27), and Male Instructors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are: Service, with 47 employees, Management, with 40 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 36 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$37.4M

2017 Endowment

13.9%

growth from 2016

Montana Tech of the University of Montana has an endowment valued at about $37.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Montana Tech of the University of Montana grew 13.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $308k higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Montana Tech of the University of Montana (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $6.57M - Federal

  2. $1.58M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Montana Tech of the University of Montana received $6.57M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.58M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$29.2M

2017 Salaries

4.11%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Montana Tech of the University of Montana paid a median of $29.2M in salaries, which represents 44.9% of their overall expenditure ($65M) and a 4.11% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.86% growth from 2015 and a 4.94% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.2M

Instructional Salaries

150

Number of Employees

In 2017, Montana Tech of the University of Montana paid a total of $10.2M to 150 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

45 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

47 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Montana Tech of the University of Montana were Assistant professor with 45 employees; Professor with 39 employees; and Professor with 36 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Montana Tech of the University of Montana were Service with 47 employees; Management with 40 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 36 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Montana Tech of the University of Montana was Male Assistant professor with 31 employees, Male Professor with 27 employees, and Male Instructor with 21 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Montana Tech of the University of Montana.

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