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Montana State University

Bozeman, Montana

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Overview

Student Population
16,218
Montana State University overview
Location Bozeman, Montana
Online montana.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
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 18,892 prospective students applied, and 15,260 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,259 enrolled in the school.  12,577 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,641 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $5,654 plus fees of $1,717. MSU is ranked 475 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
4/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
5/10
Value

MSU is rated within the top 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Montana State University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
Montana State University overview
SAT 1090/1320
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
80.8% 
Montana State University overview
Applications Due May 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $30

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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$1,717
Room and Board $10,400
Budget for Other Expenses$3,838
Total One Year Cost$23,059
Out of State Resident Tuition
$25,084
Out of State Costs for Montana State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,450
Other Fees$1,717
Room and Board $10,400
Budget for Other Expenses$3,838
Total One Year Cost$42,489

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Outcomes

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

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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%

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

Current students may use the Montana State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.