Big Skies and Opportunity

Big Skies & Opportunity


Montana Tech’s namesake and home is a compelling state alive with opportunity and attitude. Montana is a state of many resources, personalities, and promises. Best of all, Montana is our living laboratory, offering you unparalleled learning and living opportunities around our campus and community. Montana Tech and Montana collaborate on experiences that enhance, influence, and ultimately change lives. Our home is a robust and engaging place to learn and live:

  • Attitude. There are so many ways our home state can be described, each genuine and each reflecting the best of Montana Tech’s students and community. Montana Nice, Montana Rugged, Montana Work Ethic, Montana Know-How, Montana Independence, Montana “Big Sky” larger-than-life way of doing things. All of it.
  • Environment. Few states in America offer the beauty and environment of Montana, and we get to see it out our windows every day. The Montana outdoors provides recreation as well as scientific research opportunities. The state’s natural resources are at the heart of Montana Tech’s reason for being. And as the fourth-largest state, Montana offers a lot to explore.
  • Workforce. Regardless of the Montana Tech degree or program of study you pursue, your education will empower you to join the workforce in Montana, the nation, or the world in nearly any occupation. Our graduates consistently report success with more than 90 percent finding employment of getting into first-choice advanced programs upon completing Montana Tech.

Finally, Butte is an important part of our Montana True pride. More future-focused than ever, Butte has a proud and important heritage, an ever-changing quality of life, cultural amenities, and easy connections to the bigger world. It’s an amazing place to call home.