Montana is an expansive state mostly comprised of rural environments. Most educational institutions in this state have small class sizes due to the widespread nature of the population. Montana is the fourth largest state in the U.S. in terms of area, and it was the 41st state to be admitted to the union. While it may not have many colleges to choose from, MT still has access to countless online degree programs. Students can continue getting an education no matter where they live in the state.