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So you're from Helena, MT?

Fortunately for you, Helena, MT offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Helena College and University Demographics

There are 42 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as mathematics teacher education, chemistry teacher education and sociology offered at Helena's 2 colleges and universities for you to choose from.

Helena's top-ranked school is Carroll College. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 36th. Approximately 1,462 students are currently enrolled at Carroll College. BSN is the most popular course of study at Carroll College.

Tuition

Helena schools charge an average tuition of $13,312 per year. In Helena, tuition rates can vary from $23,594 per year to $3,030 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is Carroll College, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is University of Montana-Helena College of Technology.

Financial Aid

An estimated $2,455,837 in financial aid was received by students at Helena colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $2,413,640 of this aid. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $1,318,642, which was given by University of Montana-Helena College of Technology.

Helena Student Demographics

In 2010, there were 2,842 students enrolled in colleges and universities in the city of Helena. This is 5% of the total number of students enrolled in colleges throughout the state of Montana. The school with the highest number of student enrolled in Helena was Carroll College, with 1,462 students. University of Montana-Helena College of Technology, with only 1,380 students, had the lowest total enrollment in Helena.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Helena schools, 69 return to start their second year of college. Approximately 45% of students eventually graduate. The Helena college with the highest graduation rate is Carroll College, which has a graduation rate of 64%. The Helena college with the lowest graduation rate is University of Montana-Helena College of Technology, which has a graduation rate of 26%.

Diversity

Approximately 57% of students enrolled in Helena schools are female. The ratio of Helena students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 55 to 100. In 2009, 20% of Helena college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Carroll College, with 22% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Helena.

Helena Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Helena colleges and universities employed a total of 740 faculty. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Helena schools. And 29% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

The average faculty to student ratio for Helena schools was 1 to 4 in 2009. Rocky Mountain College had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Helena, with 1 to 1.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
0 miles from location Carroll College Helena MT 63.4046 36% 1,462
1 miles from location University of Montana-Helena College of Technology Helena MT 12.9532 n/a 1,380
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Helena, MT to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 4,320 $25,190 $25,000
2
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 3,110 $32,540 $35,340
3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 3,090 $28,950 $32,000
4
Registered Nurses+ 1,830 $56,710 $67,720
5
General and Operations Managers+ 1,590 $80,570 $113,100
6
Office Clerks, General+ 1,310 $25,220 $28,240
7
Home Health Aides+ 1,250 $22,080 $21,760
8
Carpenters+ 1,180 $39,390 $43,890
9
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 1,140 $37,570 $39,890
10
Cooks, Restaurant+ 1,120 $21,160 $23,260
11
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 1,050 $44,820 $50,770
12
Accountants and Auditors+ 1,010 $52,580 $68,960
13
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 960 $23,130 $25,140
14
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 940 $44,690 $54,330
15
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 750 $35,030 $41,360
16
Medical Secretaries+ 710 $28,260 $31,820
17
Security Guards+ 700 $25,100 $26,870
18
Lawyers+ 660 $73,600 $129,440
19
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 650 $40,190 $45,860
20
Forest and Conservation Technicians+ 610 $33,680 $36,860
21
Correctional Officers and Jailers+ 580 $33,230 $42,780
22
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 570 $24,720 $24,180
23
Civil Engineers+ 550 $65,520 $82,280
24
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 520 $36,720 $38,200
25
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 520 $50,480 $62,260
26
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 500 $46,410 $54,880
27
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 490 $46,150 $55,620
28
Electricians+ 480 $51,860 $51,810
29
Construction Laborers+ 450 $33,740 $33,590
30
Cooks, Fast Food+ 430 $18,620 $18,540
31
Cost Estimators+ 420 $41,100 $62,060
32
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 410 $29,480 $33,270
33
Child, Family, and School Social Workers+ 370 $35,330 $43,850
34
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors+ 360 $27,910 $35,920
35
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 360 $51,650 $50,360
36
Coaches and Scouts+ 360 $34,580 $35,950
37
Dental Assistants+ 340 $29,240 $34,140
38
Managers, All Other+ 320 $67,960 $102,160
39
Paralegals and Legal Assistants+ 300 $35,500 $49,640
40
Management Analysts+ 300 $58,110 $87,260
41
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 300 $25,690 $30,100
42
Mental Health Counselors+ 290 $24,990 $41,360
43
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 290 $26,190 $26,510
44
Computer Programmers+ 280 $57,680 $74,900
45
Physical Therapists+ 270 $78,700 $77,990
46
Chief Executives+ 260 $105,800 $173,350
47
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health+ 260 $57,960 $67,810
48
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks+ 260 $33,390 $37,070
49
Bakers+ 250 $24,000 $25,350
50
Loan Officers+ 250 $60,370 $65,900