Overview

Student Population
16,814
National Rank
#478
Montana State University overview
Location Bozeman, Montana
Online montana.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Montana State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Bozeman, Montana, Montana State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 18,637 prospective students applied, and 15,226 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,387 enrolled in the school.  13,085 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,729 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,654 plus fees of $1,623. MSU is ranked 478 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Difficult 
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SAT 1090/1320
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
81.7% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Montana Resident Tuition
$5,654
In State Costs for Montana State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,450
Other Fees$1,623
Room and Board $10,100
Budget for Other Expenses$3,626
Total One Year Cost$22,453
Out of State Tuition
$23,082
Out of State Costs for Montana State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,450
Other Fees$1,623
Room and Board $10,100
Budget for Other Expenses$3,626
Total One Year Cost$39,881

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
51% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Montana State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 12%
Business 10%
Health Professions 9%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%
Education 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=180461 IPEDS survey data for Montana State University.