Rocky Mountain College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#5226 of 14,131 In the World
#1446 of 2,597 In North America
#1365 of 2,496 In the United States
#7 of 12 In Montana
#2 of 2 In Billings

Quick Review

Religion
United Church of Christ
Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
1028
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$20,615 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
839
Graduates
175
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
rocky.edu

Rocky Mountain College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 71% 73% 70%
Applicants 1,370 579 791
Admissions 975 423 552
Freshmen enrolled full time 235 119 116

177 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

16 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
58 or 25%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 918
or below

75% of them
had 1138
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Rocky Mountain College are 918-1138 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
175 or 74%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Rocky Mountain College are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 765 (77%)
Hispanic 76 (8%)
Two or more races 62 (6%)
Nonresident Alien 32 (3%)
Black or African American 25 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 14 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 10 (1%)
Asian 9 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,615/year
Average aid awarded
$20,981
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,309
$30-48K $16,769
$48-75K $18,472
$75-110K $21,823
$110K+ $23,838

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $29,976$30,727
Tuition in-state $29,976$30,727
Tuition out-of-state $29,976$30,727
Fee in-district $610$4,078
Fee in-state $610$4,078
Fee out-of-state $610$4,078

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 571
Combined charge for room and board $8,596
Room charge $4,284
Meal charge $4,312

Rocky Mountain College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Physician Assistant 36
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 23
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 18
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 14
Business Administration and Management, General 13
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 13
Psychology, General 11
Accounting and Business & Management 4 5
Elementary Education and Teaching 8
Environmental Science 8
Equestrian & Equine Studies 6
History, General 6
Small Business Administration & Management 5
General Studies 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 4
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 3
Computer Science 3
Accounting and Related Services, Other 2
Creative Writing 2
Geology & Earth Science, General 2
Social Studies Teacher Education 2
Sociology, General 2
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 2
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General 1
Art Teacher Education 1
Art & Art Studies, General 1
Chemistry, General 1
Education, Other 1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 1
General Literature 1
Mathematics, General 1
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 1
Grand Total 4 150 55
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 53% 52% 55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 64%

Publications & Citations

Publications
83
Citations
738

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
34 / 187
Medicine
20 / 107
Environmental Science
16 / 328
Sociology
12 / 55
Biology
10 / 111
Chemistry
9 / 150
Geology
9 / 246
Psychology
7 / 43
History
7 / 1
Business
6 / 57
Cardiology
6 / 22
Health Science
5 / 6
Economics
5 / 34
Physical Therapy
4 / 16
Demography
4 / 96
Art & Design
4 / 2
Computer Science
4 / 16
Development Studies
3 / 31
Ecology
3 / 77
Earth science and Geophysics
3 / 1
Inorganic Chemistry
3 / 27
Public Policy / Administration
3 / 35
Agricultural Science
3 / 1
Sports Medicine
3 / 10
Math Teachers
3 / 2
Mathematics
3 / 2
Engineering
3 / 39
Political Science
3 / 7
Physics
3 / 16
Law
3 / 21
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
2 / 0
Geography and Cartography
2 / 67
Literature
2 / 2
Hydrology and Water resources management
2 / 8
Petrology and Geochemistry
2 / 85
Child Psychology
2 / 22
Sports / Exercise science
2 / 0
Special Education
2 / 4
Social Psychology
2 / 38
Botany
2 / 1

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 1
1993 1 0
1994 0 6
1995 0 5
1996 1 2
1997 2 2
1998 1 6
1999 1 12
2000 1 9
2001 2 6
2002 2 12
2003 4 8
2004 1 17
2005 4 16
2006 4 21
2007 2 16
2008 1 19
2009 4 18
2010 3 16
2011 3 29
2012 4 25
2013 3 34
2014 6 39
2015 7 51
2016 12 81
2017 12 88
2018 7 123
2019 10 149
2020 8 140
2021 7 180

Notable alumni

  1. Jason Earles

    Jason Earles
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Jason Daniel Earles is an American actor known for his role as Jackson Stewart in the Disney Channel sitcom Hannah Montana and his role as Rudy Gillespie in the Disney XD series Kickin' It.

  2. Arlo Guthrie

    Arlo Guthrie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    recording artistmandolinistbanjoistsinger-songwriterguitarist
    Biography

    Arlo Davy Guthrie is an American retired folk singer-songwriter. He is known for singing songs of protest against social injustice, and storytelling while performing songs, following the tradition of his father Woody Guthrie. Guthrie's best-known work is his debut piece, "Alice's Restaurant Massacree", a satirical talking blues song about 18 minutes in length that has since become a Thanksgiving anthem. His only top-40 hit was a cover of Steve Goodman's "City of New Orleans". His song "Massachusetts" was named the official folk song of the state, in which he has lived most of his adult life. Guthrie has also made several acting appearances. He is the father of four children, who have also had careers as musicians.

  3. Lane Chandler

    Lane Chandler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1899-1972 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Lane Chandler was an American actor specializing mainly in Westerns.

  4. Kathlyn Williams

    Kathlyn Williams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1879-1960 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    screenwriteractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kathlyn Williams was an American actress, known for her blonde beauty and daring antics, who performed on stage as well as in early silent film. She began her career onstage in her hometown of Butte, Montana, where she was sponsored by local copper magnate William A. Clark to study acting in New York City. She later appeared in numerous films between 1910 and 1932 before retiring from acting. Williams died of a heart attack in Los Angeles at age 81.

  5. Chris Horn

    Chris Horn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Chris Horn is a former American football wide receiver. He played in the Indoor Football League from 2000, and was actively rostered in the NFL from 2004 to 2005, for the Kansas City Chiefs.

  6. Tim Holmes

    Tim Holmes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    film directorsculptorpaintermusician
    Biography

    Tim Holmes is an American artist and sculptor based in Helena, Montana.

General info

Alternative names RMC
Founded 1878
Colors forest green, vegas gold
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 211
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 1511 Poly Drive
Billings, Montana, 59102-1796
United States
City population 117,000
Phone 4066571000
Fax +1 (406) 259 9751

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