Living in the Big Sky state, Montana residents enjoy the open spaces without population pressures. Despite the very low population density, 22 degree-granting institutions serve the higher education interests of the state. This demonstrates Montana’s commitment to ensuring its residents can access quality higher education regardless of location. Consistent with this commitment, many of these institutions continue to expand their online degree and course offerings, providing even easier, more convenient access.

We will guide you through your options for online colleges in Montana by first sketching an overview of the higher-education landscape. Then we narrow the focus to current online schools in Montana. After introducing those options and describing the benefits of higher education in Montana, we wrap it up by listing scholarship options to help finance your pursuit of an online college degree.

But before we dive into our list of best online colleges in Montana for 2019, let’s start with the state of higher education and online education in the state today.

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