Consumer Information

The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) includes many disclosure and reporting requirements. This page provides links to the data that must be disclosed.

General Institutional Information:

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Student Outcomes


For first-time degree-seeking students entering fall 2022:

  • 1st to 2nd year retention rate for full-time students: 60%
  • 1st to 2nd year retention rate for part-time students: 40%
  • Source: Helena College Institutional Research/IPEDS

Graduation & Transfer

4-year average (fall 2017-2020 entering cohorts) rates for first -time full-time degree-seeking students:

  • 150% graduation rate: 37%
  • Transfer rate: 15%
  • Source: IPEDS
150% graduation rates by select student populations (fall 2020 entering cohort):
  • Overall: 41%
  • Men: 51%
  • Women: 29%
  • White: 44%
  • All Other Races/Ethnicities: 23%
  • Pell grant recipients: 38%
  • Stafford loan borrowers not receiving a Pell Grant: 43%
  • Students not receiving Pell Grants, nor borrowing Stafford Loans: 44%


For students graduating in 2020:

  • Job Placement Rate: 82%* (graduates employed for at least one quarter subsequent to degree/certificate completion)

*Data source: Montana University System in collaboration with Montana Department of Labor and Industry.

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