Rocky Mountain College

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School Overview

Rocky Mountain College, locally referred to as “RMC”, is a private college that offers over 25 liberal arts and career oriented majors. The college is located in Billings, Montana, and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church, the Presbyterian Church (USA), and the United Church of Christ. It has an average annual enrollment of roughly 900 students.

The U.S. News & World Report ranks RMC as one of the top 10 colleges in quality and a “best value” among comprehensive colleges in the Western United States. The college also boasts an amazing 99% placement rate students pursuing graduate school.

RMC is regionally accredited through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and the Office of Public Instruction for the State of Montana for the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers. The Physician Assistant ARC-PA program at RMC is also accredited through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities as well as the Office of Public Instruction for the State of Montana for the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers. In addition, the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) provides accreditation to the Aeronautical Sciences and Aviation Management programs at Rocky Mountain College.

Rocky Mountain athletic teams, nicknamed the Battlin’ Bears, compete primarily in the Frontier Conference, and are a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division I level. Sports programs offered at RMC include basketball, cross country, football, golf, ski racing, soccer and track & field for men and basketball, cheerleading, cross country, golf, ski racing, soccer, track & field and volleyball are available for women.

General Information

Admission Office

1511 Poly Drive

Billings, MT 59102-1796

(406) 657-1021

(800) 877-6259

Fax: (406) 657-1189



Contact: Kelly Edward

Associate Director of Admissions
Main Address

1511 Poly Drive

Billings, MT 59102-1796

(406) 657-1000

www.rocky.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 877

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Not reported

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 69%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business B
Equestrian/Equine Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Science B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Technology B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy and religious thought B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew B
Aviation Management B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Rocky Mountain College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (406) 657-1000
Website: https://www.rocky.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.rocky.edu/apply
Address: 1511 Poly Drive, Billings, MT 59102-1796
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,000
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 52%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 806 (81% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $29,552
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,552
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $20,787

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Rocky Mountain College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Rocky Mountain College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 51
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 121
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 11
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 4
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 2
Transportation and Materials Moving 2
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Grand total 1473

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Rocky Mountain College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $29,552
Out-of-state $29,552
Books and supplies $1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $34,605
Out-of-state $34,605

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 252 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 252 100% $20,787
Student loan aid 179 71% $6,941

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 876 98% $20,409
Federal student loans 592 66% $6,430

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Rocky Mountain College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Rocky Mountain College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,558 650 908
Percent admitted 100% 63% 56%
Percent admitted who enrolled 16% 21% 12%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Rocky Mountain College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,000
Undergraduate enrollment 850
Graduate enrollment 150

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Rocky Mountain College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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