The 5 Best Christian Colleges in Montana for 2024


The editors at Lord’s Library have compiled this list of the best Christian colleges in Montana to save you the search.

Searching for the best Christian colleges in Montana can involve a fair bit of research with a number of options across the state. According to Pew Research Center’s 2014 Religious Landscape Study, the religious composition of Christian adults in the state is 65 percent. Montana’s Christian higher learning landscape includes colleges and universities with varying degrees of religious study, as well as dedicated Bible colleges for a scripture-first approach.

Choosing the institution that is right for you will largely depend on your spiritual and educational goals. It’s with this in mind that our editors assembled this list of the best Christian colleges in Montana to consider. Each entry includes the school’s location and a brief “From the institution” description to give you a high-level overview of the college and save you time. Simply click the college name or logo to go direct to the institution’s website if you want to learn more.

Note: The best Christian colleges in Montana are ranked in alphabetical order.

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The Best Christian Colleges in Montana

Carroll CollegeCarroll College

Location: Helena, MT

From the institution: “Living and learning at Carroll College is about more than simply earning a degree. It’s about more than preparing for a career. It’s about who you become, and the lives you touch along the way. Here, we engage with one another in ways you simply don’t see other places. Academic excellence and an attitude shaped by a belief in ourselves, our mission, and our culture. This is rooted in our Catholic, diocesan identity forming a powerful bridge between our history and our present that you simply don’t find anywhere else.”

Montana Bible CollegeMontana Bible College

Location: Bozeman, MT

From the institution: “Montana Bible College is committed to glorifying God through Biblical higher education by training men and women for a lifetime of dynamic Christian living and service. Montana Bible College believes that discipleship lies at the very core of our mission to train up men and women for dynamic Christian living and service (Matthew 28:18-20). Jesus is building His church by creating a movement of multiplication. To fulfill the Great Commission, we must do more than make disciples – we must make disciple-makers!”

Rocky Mountain CollegeRocky Mountain College

Location: Billings, MT

From the institution: “Rocky Mountain College is historically related to the United Church of Christ, the United Methodist Church, and the Presbyterian Church (USA) – denominations traditionally committed to the pursuit of knowledge, religious tolerance, and free inquiry and to such values as service, community, and character. These denominational relationships have helped to inform the mission and core themes of the College and are apparent in the College’s mission to educate future leaders through liberal arts and professional programs that cultivate critical thinking, creative expression, ethical decision-making, informed citizenship, and professional excellence.”

University of ProvidenceUniversity of Providence

Location: Great Falls, MT

From the institution: “As an expression of the teaching mission of Jesus Christ, the mission of the University of Providence is to provide students with the opportunity to obtain a liberal education for living and for making a living. The University was founded through the collaborative efforts of the Sisters of Providence, the Ursuline Sisters, the Catholic Bishop of Great Falls and the civic community, all of whom recognized the need for higher education. Its educational mission, in conjunction with the Sisters of Providence, continues to be the shared endeavor of dedicated people.”

Yellowstone Christian CollegeYellowstone Christian College

Location: Billings, MT

From the institution: “Yellowstone Christian College is a small but mighty college campus that was established in 1974 in Billings, MT. At YCC, each student gets individual attention that is unheard of in a traditional college or university setting. YCC’s goal is for every student to acquire not only academic knowledge, but applicable real world knowledge to give them a jump start when starting their career. YCC is one of the only accredited Christian Colleges in Montana and is also one of the most affordable! Scholarships are readily available to help you pay for your tuition that is already much more cost effective than most higher education options.”

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