Montana Technological University Named Best Small College in Montana


Montana Technological University was named the best small college in Montana. The list, published Oct 24, was based on data collected from the U.S Department of Education and published by analytical news site Stacker.

Four-year colleges with under 3,000 undergraduate students were considered in Stacker’s rankings. Acceptance rate, quality of professors, average loan amount, quality of campus food and housing, student body diversity, local area rating, and other similar factors were used in determining the best small college from each state.

Montana Tech is in good company on this list falling in line with top universities such as Cal Tech, Rose Hulman, New Mexico Tech, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Reed, and Whitman.

Their list cited Tech’s academic reputation as the main reason it made the list. The article mentioned how Tech was named one of the best value schools for engineering, as well as nodding to Tech’s top nursing and STEM programs.

The list was designed to help degree-seekers who preferred an intimate college experience find suitable schools.

Montana Tech has been featured in similar lists before. For a full list of current rankings, please visit our website.

View the full list along with the methodology here.