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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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Geology Degree

The geology degree program at Rocky Mountain College will help students gain knowledge in the earth sciences, including the behavior of solids, liquids, and gases that compromise the earth, as well as the forces that act upon it. Students who graduate the geology degree program may follow a career path in paleontology, stratigraphy, geological mapping, and more. Courses include instruction in historical geology, geomorphology, and sedimentology, the chemistry of rocks and soils, mineralogy, petrology, geostatistics, volcanology, glaciology, and geophysical principles. Get more details below including other Montana colleges that offer geology degrees.

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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 Geology Program

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

Students by Gender (2019)

 Graduates
Male4
Female1

Students by Race (2019)

 Graduates
White5

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 Geology program at RMC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Natural Sciences Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.3% from 2014 to 2024

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

Description

Study the composition, structure, and other physical aspects of the Earth. May use geological, physics, and mathematics knowledge in exploration for oil, gas, minerals, or underground water; or in waste disposal, land reclamation, or other environmental problems. May study the Earth's internal composition, atmospheres, oceans, and its magnetic, electrical, and gravitational forces. Includes mineralogists, crystallographers, paleontologists, stratigraphers, geodesists, and seismologists.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.5% from 2014 to 2024

Hydrologists

Description

Research the distribution, circulation, and physical properties of underground and surface waters; and study the form and intensity of precipitation, its rate of infiltration into the soil, movement through the earth, and its return to the ocean and atmosphere.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, hydrologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.9% 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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