Top Universities in Montana

Montana State University is rated as the No. 1 college in the nation for undergrads angling for an education near trout streams, according to Fly Rod & Reel magazine. It is ranked 95th in the list of US Best Graduate Nursing Programs in 2007 US News & World Report.

Montana State University in Bozeman is placed in the top tier of US research institutions by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. It is one of 96 research universities with "very high research activity".

The University of Montana, Missoula (UM) is listed in Princeton Review's 2009 edition of "The Best 368 Colleges". It was named to Princeton Review's "Colleges with a Conscience".

Carroll College is one of the top nationally ranked private catholic liberal arts colleges, offering outstanding and affordable education that positions students aggressively for successful job placement and admission to graduate, law and medical schools.

Rocky Mountain College has earned a top 10 ranking among Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the West.

List of colleges and universities in Montana:
Carroll College
Rocky Mountain College
Salish Kootenai College
Little Big Horn College
University of Great Falls
Montana State University System
  - Billings
  - Bozeman
  - Northern
  - Dawson Community College
University of Montana System
  - Montana Tech
  - University of Montana-Missoula
  - University of Montana-Western
  - University of Montana Helena College of Technology

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The University of Montana delivers consistently challenging academics and receives high marks on student life, making it one of the more sought-after admissions in the Northwestern university system.

Southeast Missouri State University Rankings

Founded in 1873, Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive, regional university offering a wide variety of courses and programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Southeast Missouri State University is fully accredited by North Central Association of colleges and Schools. The Communication Disorders Program is accredited through the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The Nursing Program within the College of Health and Human Services is nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The Donald L. Harrison College of Business is nationally accredited by the AACSB International. The American Chemical Society (ACS) certifies Southeast’s Chemistry Program.


- The Princeton Review selected Southeast as one of 152 institutions it profiles in its “Best in the Midwest” section of the “2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region”.

- Southeast Missouri State University is listed in the top tier of best master’s degree-granting institutions in the Midwest in the 2011 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News. The rankings are based on data gathered from participating colleges for 16 widely accepted indicators of excellence. Among the many factors weighed in determining the rankings, the key measures of quality are: peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving.

- Southeast Missouri State University's Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review. It was featured in the 2011 edition of the book, "The Best 300 Business Schools".

- has ranked Southeast Missouri State University  No. 1 in affordability overall for its online MBA with a general emphasis. It is one of seven new AACSB-accredited business schools added to their 2010 online MBA affordability rankings.