Montana State University -- Bozeman

Bozeman, MT

Montana State University -- Bozeman

Bozeman, MT

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Tuition & Fees

$7,371

$26,801

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
550
75th
660
25th
540
75th
27
25th
20
75th
27
25th
20
75th
28
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,260
Declined 3,632
Total Received 18,892
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Public

16,214

undergraduate students

2,542

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Montana State University, founded in 1893 as Montana State College and Montana's land grant institution, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 1,781-acre campus is located in Bozeman, Montana.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 18,756
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

1,782-acre campus in Bozeman (population: 46,956), 139 miles from Billings. Served by bus; air serves Belgrade; train serves Havre. School operates transportation within Bozeman.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Montana State University — Bozeman
None
Bozeman, MT
59717

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
550
75th
660
25th
540
75th
27
25th
20
75th
27
25th
20
75th
28
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,260
Declined 3,632
Total Received 18,892

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

60%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,737

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,654
Room & board $10,400
Additional fees $1,717
Books & supplies $1,450
Total $19,221
Average Financial Aid - $6,737
Total with Avg. Aid $12,484

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $16,193,380
State
Institutional $4,975,836
Other external $3,433,222
Total $24,602,438

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $2,824,607
Other external $2,519,996
Total $5,344,603

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 406 994-2845
F: 406 994-6962
finaid@montana.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Golf
Skiing
Tennis
Volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Sky Conference (Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
American Indian/Native American Studies.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Economics.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Civil Engineering, General.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Data Science, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entomology.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other.
Financial Planning and Services.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
General Studies.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Industrial Engineering.
Interior Design.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Land Use Planning and Management/Development.
Laser and Optical Technology/Technician.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Materials Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.
Molecular Biology.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Neuroscience.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Optics/Optical Sciences.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Range Science and Management.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Statistics, General.
Sustainability Studies.
Technical Teacher Education.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Business
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-veterinary science

18,756

total students

43%

in-state

57%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

16,214
students

Female
47%
7,573

Male
53%
8,641

14%

2,542
students

Female
56%
1,435

Male
44%
1,107

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

12,867
students

Female
46%
5,964

Male
54%
6,903

21%

3,347
students

Female
48%
1,609

Male
52%
1,738

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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