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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Montana

Each year, approximately 2.7% of Montana graduates receive degrees in nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 457 nurses graduate from Montana's 10 BSN schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Montana that has a BSN program is Carroll College. Carroll College, which was ranked 37th in the country in 2010, is located in Helena. In 2010, Carroll College graduated 41 students from its BSN program. Carroll College charged in-state students $23,594 in tuition fees per year.

The University of Montana, which was ranked 37th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Montana that has a BSN program. It is located in Missoula. 20 students graduated with degree in BSN from The University of Montana in 2010. The University of Montana charged in-state students $5,476 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Montana with a BSN program is Montana State University-Northern, which is located in Havre. In 2010, it was ranked 47th nationwide. In 2010, 62 students graduated from Montana State University-Northern BSN program. Tuition at Montana State University-Northern was $5,480 per year.


If you choose to attend a Montana BSN school, average tuition will be $7,998 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,030 per year to $23,594 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Montana BSN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Carroll College - located in Helena, students are charged $23,594 per year
  2. University of Great Falls - located in Great Falls, students are charged $18,956 per year
  3. Montana State University - located in Bozeman, students are charged $6,168 per year

The BSN schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Montana were:

  1. University of Montana-Helena College of Technology - located in Helena, students are charged $3,030 per year
  2. Miles Community College - located in Miles City, students are charged $3,420 per year
  3. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology - located in Billings, students are charged $3,693 per year

A BSN degree from a Montana school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Montana nurses:

  1. Carbon County - 1,980 nurses
  2. Beaverhead County - 1,830 nurses
  3. Missoula County - 1,300 nurses

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of nurses is expected to grow by 19% by 2018. There are projected to be 9,970 nurses working in the Montana then.


nurses in Montana make an average of $57,860 per year. But, salaries for nurse can vary. In 2010, nurse made as little as less than $38,350 per year or as much as more than $80,310 per year in Montana. On average nurse earn the most in the following Montana counties:

  1. Carbon County - $60,990 per year
  2. Cascade County - $59,930 per year
  3. Flathead County - $58,870 per year

The following counties in Montana have the lowest average salaries for nurse:

  1. Big Horn County - $51,370 per year
  2. Carter County - $53,970 per year
  3. Beaverhead County - $56,710 per year

On average, the highest paid nurses in Montana were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $57,860 per year

The nurses with lowest average salaries in Montana were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $57,860 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Montana statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as LPN or RN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Montana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Montana
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Montana
  • Certificate in Nursing in Montana

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Registered Nurses 8,500 $57,860 13.5%

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