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Montana State University

Montana State University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Bozeman, MT. The 2019 average net price at Montana State University is $15,801. Acceptance rate is 81.70%. The school has a total enrollment of 16,814.

Mission Statement

Montana State University, the state's land-grant institution, educates students, creates knowledge and art, and serves communities by integrating learning, discovery and engagement.


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Top Ranked
Location: Bozeman, MT
Student Body: 16,814
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.montana.edu
Acceptance Rate: 81.70%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 81.70%
  • Application Deadline: May 15, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $30
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $5,654
Out of State/International Tuition: $23,082
In State Grad Tuition: $5,089
Out of State Grad Tuition: $18,159
Room and Board: $10,100
Books and Supplies: $1,450
Other Fees: $1,911
Net Price In-District/State: $15,801
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 3,384
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,875 / 1,509
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 550 - 660
  • Median SAT Math Range: 540 - 660
  • Median ACT Range: 21 - 28
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 5.5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 2
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Engineering: 17%
  • Education: 10%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 10%
  • Health Professions: 9%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 6%

Academic Programs

Montana State University offers 170 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Engineering. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsMontana State University offers 6 Associate's Degree Programs
Engineering Technology
  • Cad, Cadd Drafting And, Or Design Technology, Technician Degree
  • Laser and Optical Technology, Technician Degree
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Personal/Culinary Services
Transportation, Materials Moving
  • Aeronautics, Aviation, Aerospace Science and Technology, General Degree
Visual and Performing Arts
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsMontana State University offers 56 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
  • Architectural and Building Sciences, Technology Degree
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Construction Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, Technician Degree
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
  • Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Sciences, General Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsMontana State University offers 45 Master's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
  • Architectural and Building Sciences, Technology Degree
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
  • Agricultural Teacher Education Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Counselor Education, School Counseling and Guidance Services Degree
  • Curriculum and Instruction Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
  • Higher Education, Higher Education Administration Degree
  • Science Teacher Education, General Science Teacher Education Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
  • American Indian, Native American Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
  • Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Sciences, General Degree
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
  • Land Use Planning and Management, Development Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management Degree
Parks, Leisure Studues
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsMontana State University offers 25 Doctorate Degree Programs
Agriculture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Health Professions
History
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Certificate ProgramsMontana State University offers 22 Certificate Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Accounting Technology, Technician and Bookkeeping Degree
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
Education
  • Education, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
  • Elementary Education and Teaching Degree
  • School Librarian, School Library Media Specialist Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language, Esl Language Instructor Degree
Ethnic, Gender Studies
  • American Indian, Native American Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Computer Installation and Repair Technology, Technician Degree
Physical Sciences
Vocational Trade Programs
  • Computer Numerically Controlled (Cnc) Machinist Technology, Cnc Machinist Degree
  • Welding Technology, Welder Degree

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 54%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 55%
  • 1st Year Retention: 76%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $43,300
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 16,814
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 84%
  • Hispanic Students: 4%
  • Non-resident, alien: 4%
  • Two or more races: 4%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 2%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Black Students: <1%