Montana – a state in the Western region of the United States of America just south of the Canadian border – is a hidden gem known for its natural beauty, mountains, rivers, great plains, and friendly people. Montana is full of rich cultures including 12 American Indian tribes and countless settlers from all world regions. For our international students, Montana is home to several world-class universities and colleges, all of which have a long tradition of educating students from all continents. International students are greeted with authentic, local cultures that represent diversity and spur innovation, while at the same time Montana stays true to its pioneer and indigenous spirits. Our international students are charmed by Montanans’ friendliness, inquisitiveness, and openness towards them. Montanans trace their heritage to all world areas, including American Indian tribes and settlers from Europe, South and Central America, Asia, Africa, and Australia. Montana offers the right balance between high-quality education, pursuit of outdoor activities, bustling urban centers, and exploration of American cultures.
Find a full listing of Montana universities, colleges, high schools, and ESL programs which belong to the Study Montana Consortium.
Studying abroad is an experience unlike any other! Hopefully we can make your decision easier by telling you a few things to expect when studying and living abroad as an international student in Montana.