Montana Tech of the University of Montana

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,177

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,385

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

88.9%

614 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,032

86.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

45.5%

125 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 (102 degrees awarded), General Engineering (45 degrees), and General Business (24 degrees).

In 2016, 449 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Montana Tech of the University of Montana. 35.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 64.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (323 degrees), 12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (27 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is $5,177, which is $-19,238 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is $5,177, which is $-19,238 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,385.

In 2016, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,177

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Montana Tech of the University of Montana was $5,177. The cost of tuition at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is $-19,238 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$12,385

2016 Value

5.28%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Montana Tech of the University of Montana had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,385. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Montana Tech of the University of Montana grew by 5.28%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,650

Room and Board

$1,050

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Montana Tech of the University of Montana was of $8,650 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,050. The cost of room and board increased by 5% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

42%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at Montana Tech of the University of Montana received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.06% with respect to 2015, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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Admissions

Montana Tech of the University of Montana received 614 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 10.6% annual decline. Out of those 614 applicants, 546 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 88.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,032 students enrolled at Montana Tech of the University of Montana in 2016, 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 37.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

88.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

546

Accepted Out of 614

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Montana Tech of the University of Montana was 88.9% (546 admissions from 614 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 88.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -106%, while admissions declined by -105%.

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SAT Scores

16%

Submission Percentage

33

Scores Submitted

16% of enrolled first-time students at Montana Tech of the University of Montana in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Montana Tech of the University of Montana has a total enrollment of 2,032 students. The full-time enrollment at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is 1,761 students and the part-time enrollment is 271. This means that 86.7% 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 75.6% White, 1.67% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.57% Hispanic or Latino, 1.18% Black or African American, 0.591% Asian, 0.197% 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 (49.5%), followed by White Female (26.1%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Male (1.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (51.7%), followed by White Female (19.1%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (2.25%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Montana Tech of the University of Montana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,032 students. The full-time enrollment at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is 1,761 and the part-time enrollment is 271. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

2016 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 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), 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

    1,537

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    34

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    32

The enrolled student population at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is 75.6% White, 1.67% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.57% Hispanic or Latino, 1.18% Black or African American, 0.591% Asian, 0.197% 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 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% 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, 129 students (6.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 129 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 (323 degrees awarded). There were 12 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (27 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is Petroleum Engineering (102 degrees awarded), followed by General Engineering (45 degrees) and General Business (24 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 (235 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (17 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 (1,266,609 people), Miscellaneous managers (556,220 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (434,997 people), Postsecondary teachers (325,724 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (323,724 people).

The most specialized majors at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are Engineering (235 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), Health (130 degrees), English (8 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 Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are Engineering (235 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), Health (130 degrees), English (8 degrees), and Math & Statistics (5 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Hospitals (1,572,536 people), Elementary & secondary schools (592,089 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (554,984 people), Computer Systems Design (523,347 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (450,978 people).

The most specialized majors at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are Engineering (235 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), Health (130 degrees), English (8 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. 102 degrees awarded

  2. 45 degrees awarded

  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Montana Tech of the University of Montana was Petroleum Engineering with 102 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 289

  2. 160

In 2016, 289 degrees were awarded to men at Montana Tech of the University of Montana, which is 1.81 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (160).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Montana Tech of the University of Montana in Petroleum Engineering, which is 6.43 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 49 degrees were awarded to women at Montana Tech of the University of Montana in Registered Nursing, which is 8.17 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

43%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 17% 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, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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 (67.2%).

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, 3.2% 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

    323 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    27 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is white (323 degrees awarded). There were 12 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (27 degrees).

6.01% of degree recipients (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    198 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    125 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Montana Tech of the University of Montana is white male (198 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (125 degrees).

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Operations

Montana Tech of the University of Montana has an endowment valued at nearly $33.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $61.5k (0.185%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Montana Tech of the University of Montana had a total expenditure of $61.3M. Of that $61.3M, they spent $26.7M on salaries and $61.3M on benefits.

Montana Tech of the University of Montana employs 50 Assistant professors, 36 Instructors, and 36 Professors. Most academics at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are Male Assistant professors (35), Male Professors(25), and Male Associate professors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Montana Tech of the University of Montana are: Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, Service, with 41 employees, and Management with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$33.3M

2015 Endowment

0.014%

growth from 2014

Montana Tech of the University of Montana has an endowment valued at about $33.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Montana Tech of the University of Montana grew 0.014% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $327k lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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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. $5.09M - Federal

  2. $1.74M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Montana Tech of the University of Montana received $5.09M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.74M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$26.7M

Salary Expenditure

$61.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Montana Tech of the University of Montana had a total expenditure of $61.3M. Of that $61.3M, they spent $26.7M on salaries and $61.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Montana Tech of the University of Montana as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$26.7M

2015 Salaries

4.94%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Montana Tech of the University of Montana paid a median of $26.7M in salaries, which represents 43.6% of their overall expenditure ($61.3M) and a 4.94% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.09% growth from 2013 and a 4.72% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.49M

Instructional Salaries

145

Number of Employees

In 2015, Montana Tech of the University of Montana paid a total of $9.49M to 145 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

50 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

41 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Montana Tech of the University of Montana were Assistant professor with 50 employees; Instructor with 36 employees; and Instructor with 36 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Montana Tech of the University of Montana were Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; Service with 41 employees; and Management with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Montana Tech of the University of Montana was Male Assistant professor with 35 employees, Male Professor with 25 employees, and Male Associate professor with 23 employees.

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

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