University of Montana, Missoula
The Missoula campus is the main campus of the University of Montana which is considered to be one of the top colleges in Montana. It sits on what Rolling Stone magazine calls the most scenic campus in the country. The Rocky Mountains surround students as they pursue degrees at the research driven facility. The University of Montana, Missoula is the largest university in the state and has three primary colleges, a technology college, conservation and forestry college, and arts and sciences college, with six schools including pharmacy, education, business, law, fine arts, and journalism. To learn more visit www.umt.edu or call 406-243-0211.
Montana Tech is part of the University of Montana system and has a campus in Butte. It has 49 academic programs that focus on energy, health, information sciences, technology, engineering, and science. US News and World Report ranked Montana Tech as the third Top Baccalaureate College in the West in 2009. Visit www.mtech.com or call 800-445-TECH to find out more about the school’s programs.
Carroll College is a private, Catholic school offering professional training and a liberal arts education. The campus is in Helena, Montana’s capital city, and the school’s academic programs have won several awards. It offers several excellent programs, including a renowned biology program, nursing school, mathematics training, and civil engineering classes. The school’s pre-med students have an 85 percent acceptance rate at dental and medical schools after graduation. If you are interested in learning more about Carroll College, visit www.carroll.edu or call 800-992-3648.
Montana State University, Billings
Montana State University, Billings offers a student-centered education experience from the state’s largest city. The university has six colleges – arts and sciences, allied health professions, business, technology, professional studies, education, and lifelong learning – and offers Associates, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degree programs. The lifelong learning and professional studies schools both work well for non-traditional students, and the school has many older students. To plan a campus visit, call 800-565-6782 or visit www.msubillings.edu.
Montana State University, Bozeman
The Bozeman campus is the flagship campus for the Montana State University system and is considered by many to be one of the top colleges in Montana. The school has 61 fields of study offering bachelor’s degrees, as well as 41 master’s degree programs, a specialist in Education degree, and 20 doctoral degree fields. Nursing students can choose form a Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner degree or the Clinical Nurse Specialist option. Several of the programs focus on natural ecosystems and give students the opportunity to do hands-on research in Yellowstone National Park. Visit www.montana.edu or call 888-MSU-CATS to learn more about any specific degree program.