Montana State University Comparison

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Location Bozeman, MT
Setting Remote Town
Students 16,814
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $5,654
Tuition (Out of State) $23,890
Room & Board $10,300
Avg Net Price $16,746
Avg Grant Aid $6,382
% Receiving Grant Aid 78%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 81.9%
Avg High School GPA 3.3
Admissions Standards Difficult
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 21/27
SAT Range 1090/1310
Application Deadline


Graduation Rate 51%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $45,800
Making Student Loan Payments 71%
Median Student Loan Debt $24,000
Median Loan Payment $248
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard