Why Helena College?

15:1 Student to faculty ratio

Over 30 Degree and certificate options

Staff & Faculty dedicated to your success

Our tuition rates are among the lowest in Montana

The diverse list of degree and certificate options and our partnerships with four year universities make Helena College an outstanding choice when it comes to pursuing higher education.

Skilled Trades & Technology Degrees

Skilled tradespeople are in demand all across the country. As the babyboom generation retires, this demand is only going to increase.  Skilled trades play an important role in our economy and our society.

Most trades programs are designed for fall entry (with appropriate scores in math and writing.) Not sure of your math or writing readiness?  Don’t worry, we’ll get you there.

General/Transfer Degrees

Getting a start on your bachelor degree at Helena College makes sense from both an academic and a financial standpoint.  Completion of the Helena College general education core requirements satisfies the general education core requirements of the Montana University System.  All Montana University System institutions will accept the Helena College general education core to satisfy their lower division general education requirements.

Honors Pathway Program

The Honors Pathway is the result of an articulation agreement between Helena College and the University of Montana-Davidson Honors College.  The agreement provides a clear route for students in the Helena College Honors Pathway to transfer all of their coursework to UM and ultimately graduate from UM with the Davidson Honors College University Scholar distinction.

Bachelor Degree Options

You have the opportunity to save thousands of dollars by beginning the path to your bachelor degree at Helena College.  Our tuition is among the lowest in the state and you have many bachelor degree options.

Accreditations & Approvals

Helena College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. In addition, the Automotive Technology program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), the Aviation Maintenance Technology program is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Practical and Registered Nursing programs are approved by the Montana State Board of Nursing. The RN program is NLNAC Accredited.

For more information contact Ryan Loomis at 447-6904 or ryan.loomis@umhelena.edu.