Montana State University

Bozeman, Montana

Overview

AddressMontana State University
School Websitewww.montana.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Montana State University is a large public, 4-year college based in Bozeman, Montana that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 18,637 students applied to Montana State University. Of those students, 15,226 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Montana State University was $5,654, in addition to fees of $1,623. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Montana State University.

Montana State University has a 57% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Montana State University acceptance rate is 82%. To put this into perspective, 15,226 of the 18,637 students who applied to Montana State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Montana State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Montana State University had an SAT score between the range of 1,090 and 1,320. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Montana State University was between 21 and 28 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Montana State University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Montana State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,654. Combined with fees of $1,623, room and board costs of $10,100, other expenses of $3,626 and the $1,450 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $22,453.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $24,993 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Montana State University to $40,169 for out-of-state students.

Students at Montana State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Montana State University was $4,865 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 22%.

Montana State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Montana State University.

Montana State University has a good gender split, with 46% of undergraduates being female and 54% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 53% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 45% of students come from in-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Montana State University is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Montana State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 22% students enroll at Montana State University part-time; the other 13,085 students enrolled full-time.

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