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Montana Technological University
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  • 4 Year
  • BUTTE, MT

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

About

1300 W PARK ST
BUTTE, MT 59701
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Frontier Conference
From Montana Technological University

Montana Technological University is that state's only Special Focus science and engineering university. Founded in 1900, we've been making STEM cool since before anyone else knew what it was.

We empower collaborative problem solvers— determined doers who like to roll-up-their sleeves and tackle real-world challenges, making an impact in their profession and on the world around them.

With majors decidedly centered in science, technology, engineering, math, healthcare, business, and the trades our students graduate career-ready and have the experiences top-employers demand. No matter what you study, hands-on, applied, and experiential learning is in our DNA; it’s what we’re about!

Here you'll be connected with the people, experiences, and opportunities that forge successful futures and rewarding careers. As the top university in Montana for highest paid graduates and lowest student loan debt, attending Montana Tech is a smart investment in your future.

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Montana Technological University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
90%
SAT Range
1090-1290
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$15,332 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,253 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 39 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 39 responses

Majors

Electrical Engineering at Montana Tech

academic spotlight

Make electric power safer, more dependable and more affordable in state-of-the-art labs at Montana Tech's Natural Resource Research Center (NRRC). Thanks to support from Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories—a top employer of our grads—the NRRC has labs dedicated for energy conversion, power plant systems, protection and training, where you'll be taught by industry-experienced—and connected—faculty.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    26%
  • On Campus
    71%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,608 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
484
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Driven
    52%
  • Diverse
    20%
  • Partiers
    12%
  • Dumb and wasting their parents money
    8%
  • Nerdy
    4%
  • Social Nerds
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
70%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 46 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 52 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Fun,elite
    31%
  • Difficult
    19%
  • Adventurous
    15%
  • Dull
    12%
  • Excellent
    12%
  • Fast-paced
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
95%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 22 responses

Montana Technological University Reviews

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