Montana State University

Acceptance Rate 73.00 %
SAT Average 1,185
2023 Tuition & Fees $29,604
Student Population 16,788
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,578

Academic Overview

Montana State University Campus, Bozeman, MT
Montana State University is a public, four-years institute located in Bozeman, Montana. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $7,726 for Montana residents and $29,604 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $6,983 for Montana residents and $23,444 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 16,788 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 73.00% and the graduation rate is 55% last year.
The salary after graduation from Montana State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $48,900. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, MSU's tuition & fees is $7,726 for Montana residents and $29,604 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $6,983 for in-state students and $23,444 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Montana ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at MSU. The acceptance rate of MSU is 73.00% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 19.84%. The average graduation rate is 55% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,578 and 69% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 16,788 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Montana State University is 73.00 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Montana State University is 55 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Montana State University is 76 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Montana State University is 16,788
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Montana State University is 18 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,578 at Montana State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressMontana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717
Online Applicationwww.montana.edu/wwwcat/appopts.html
Financial Aidwww.montana.edu/wwwfa/
Net Price Calculatorwww.montana.edu/tuitioncalc/
Veterans Tuitionwww.montana.edu/veteran/
Disability Servicewww.montana.edu/drv/disability/

Offered Degrees

MSU offers 174 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree60
Two but less than four years certificate120
Bachelor's Degree580
Post Bachelor's Degree170
Master's Degree540
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship250
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Montana State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,603)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Montana State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges