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ACCEPTANCE RATE

59.18%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

100%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

11:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$19,826

Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid

Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition

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Equine Studies Program

The equine studies program at Rocky Mountain College prepares students to care for horses and equipment, and give them the tools needed to train and manage horses and their riders. Classwork focuses on the horse, teaching the student how to ride and drive horses as well as instruction on health and safety. Program courses include: history of the horse, breeding, development and training, riding technique, track management and equipment maintenance and repair. Get more details below including other Montana colleges that offer equine studies program.

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Rocky Mountain College (RMC)

300 W 11th St, Havre, MT

Rocky Mountain College provides a variety of degree programs for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Billings, MT and operated as a private institution. The school's United Church of Christ affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. Enrollment at Rocky Mountain College exceeds 980 yearly.

Areas of study available at Rocky Mountain College include but are not limited to:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies

Students applying for admission are asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. Students may provide either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions to Rocky Mountain College. A score within the range of 940 - 1120 on the SAT, or 21 - 25 for the ACT is usually submitted among accepted students. An estimated 60 percent of all applicant were admitted at RMC, with 30 percent of those admitted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $24,000, but may change from year to year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's net price calculator to better understand their cost of attending this school. The cost of on-campus housing is approximately $3,600 annually. Some students at RMC may qualify for financial aid, which is typically provided in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The RMC Bears participate in several athletic programs, with competitions managed and overseen by the NAIA. Available athletic programs offered may include the following:

  • Basketball (NAIA Division I)
  • Football (NAIA Division I)
  • Golf (NAIA Division I)
  • Skiing (NAIA Division I)

Students who would like to view more about this school can take a look at their website at http://rocky.edu/.

Students Enrolled in the Equine Studies Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Rocky Mountain College offers a bachelor's degree program in equine studies.

Students by Gender (2019)

 Graduates
Male0
Female8

Students by Race (2019)

 Graduates
Hispanic1
White7

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2020: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Equine Studies program at RMC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Animal Trainers

Description

Train animals for riding, harness, security, performance, or obedience, or assisting persons with disabilities. Accustom animals to human voice and contact; and condition animals to respond to commands. Train animals according to prescribed standards for show or competition. May train animals to carry pack loads or work as part of pack team.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, animal trainers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 11.1% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates RMC accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Rocky Mountain College may offer services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Intercollegiate Athletics

Rocky Mountain College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Frontier Conference)
  • Track and Field (Frontier Conference)
  • Football (Frontier Conference)
  • Golf
  • Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
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