Montana State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Montana State University is a large four-year, public school with 14,270 students enrolled. This school was established in 1893 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Bozeman, Montana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
70
1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Montana State University.

Montana State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 70 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Education, Business, Work and Family Studies, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
74%
The student retention rate at Montana State University is fair at 74% (well above Montana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Montana State University is below average: 52%.

Student to faculty ratio at Montana State University is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Read more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,100
Average tuition price is fairly high - $18,600 per year. The additional fees at Montana State University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,500; which makes it a total of $20,100 per year.

Read the details about Montana State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
58%
According to government data, 12,081 applications were submitted and 6,955 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Montana State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D-
Montana State University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Montana State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Montana State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,800 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Montana State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Montana State University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Montana State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Montana State University, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717, USA
Location Map - Street View:
Montana State University Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Montana State University Location Map - City View

Learn More About Montana State University

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Montana Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Our directory contains 13 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Billings, Helena, Great Falls, Kalispell, Butte, Missoula, Bozeman, and 7 other cities. Approximately 300 accounting and finance diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for accounting and finance programs in MT: $16,500.

Aerospace and Aeronautical
Our listing contains 1 aerospace and aeronautical school in Bozeman. Around 100 aerospace and aeronautical degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for aerospace and aeronautical programs in MT - $18,600.

Agriculture
Read information about 6 agriculture schools and colleges in Havre, Bozeman, Glendive, Billings, Miles City, and Dillon. About 200 agriculture diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for agriculture degree programs in MT is about $16,500.

Architecture
Read information about 1 architecture school in Bozeman. Around 100 architecture diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for architecture degree programs in MT is around $18,600.

Art
We reviewed 8 art schools and colleges in Billings, Havre, Box Elder, Missoula, Great Falls, Kalispell, and Bozeman. About 200 art diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for art degree programs in MT - $18,500.

Biology
We list 11 biology schools and colleges in Billings, Bozeman, Poplar, Havre, Butte, Missoula, Great Falls, and 7 other cities. About 400 biology degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for biology degree programs in MT - $19,200.

Business
Detailed information about 21 business schools and colleges in Helena, Billings, Great Falls, Butte, Kalispell, Box Elder, Harlem, and 15 more cities. About 1,100 business diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for business programs in MT is approximately $17,700.

Chemistry
We list 7 chemistry schools and colleges in Havre, Bozeman, Missoula, Great Falls, Billings, Helena, and Butte. Around 200 chemistry diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for chemistry programs in MT is approximately $19,100.

Computer Science
We reviewed 18 computer science schools and colleges in Billings, Helena, Great Falls, Butte, Harlem, Browning, Missoula, and 11 more cities. Approximately 300 computer science diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for computer science programs in MT is around $14,000.

Construction
Our directory contains 9 construction schools and colleges in Missoula, Helena, Bozeman, Poplar, Miles City, Havre, Pablo, Kalispell, and Browning. About 200 construction diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for construction degree programs in MT is approximately $14,100.

Economics
We list 2 economics schools and colleges in Missoula and Bozeman. Approximately 100 economics diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for economics degree programs in MT: $19,300.

Education
We reviewed 21 education schools and colleges in Great Falls, Billings, Helena, Hamilton, Poplar, Dillon, Miles City, and 14 other cities. About 1,100 education diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for education degree programs in MT is roughly $16,300.

Engineering
Get details on 14 engineering schools and colleges in Helena, Butte, Box Elder, Kalispell, Glendive, Browning, Poplar, and 9 more cities. Approximately 700 engineering diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition charges for engineering programs in MT - $17,500.

English and Literature
We reviewed 9 english and literature schools and colleges in Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, Bozeman, Helena, Dillon, Havre, and Butte. Around 300 english and literature diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition for english and literature programs in MT is approximately $19,400.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Learn more about 8 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Crow Agency, Box Elder, Missoula, Browning, Poplar, Harlem, Bozeman, and Pablo. About 100 ethnic and cultural studies degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for ethnic and cultural studies degree programs in MT: $15,300.

Film and Acting
Our directory contains 2 film and acting schools and colleges in Missoula and Bozeman. Around 100 film and acting diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition cost for film and acting degree programs in MT: $19,200.

Flight and Aviation
We list 4 flight and aviation schools and colleges in Bozeman, Helena, Billings, and Great Falls. About 100 flight and aviation diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for flight and aviation programs in MT is approximately $16,400.

Foreign Languages
Our directory contains 4 foreign languages schools and colleges in Missoula, Billings, Helena, and Bozeman. About 100 foreign languages diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for foreign languages degree programs in MT is roughly $19,600.

General Studies
Detailed information about 19 general studies schools and colleges in Helena, Dillon, Miles City, Browning, Billings, Great Falls, Pablo, and 15 other cities. Around 1,000 general studies diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for general studies degree programs in MT is about $11,100.

Geology
We list 5 geology schools and colleges in Butte, Missoula, Bozeman, Helena, and Billings. About 100 geology diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for geology programs in MT: $19,000.

History
Our directory contains 8 history schools and colleges in Billings, Missoula, Dillon, Helena, Butte, Great Falls, and Bozeman. About 200 history diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for history degree programs in MT is around $18,900.

Industrial Technologies
Learn more about 15 industrial technologies schools and colleges in Billings, Havre, Glendive, Pablo, Bozeman, Kalispell, Harlem, and 12 other cities. Approximately 400 industrial technologies degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for industrial technologies programs in MT is roughly $12,700.

Interior Design
Read information about 3 interior design schools and colleges in Great Falls, Bozeman, and Helena. Around 100 interior design diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for interior design degree programs in MT is about $14,000.

Management
Get details on 19 management schools and colleges in Helena, Billings, Great Falls, Crow Agency, Miles City, Box Elder, Glendive, and 13 more cities. Approximately 800 management diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for management programs in MT is approximately $18,200.

Mathematics
We list 12 mathematics schools and colleges in Billings, Dillon, Browning, Havre, Crow Agency, Bozeman, Missoula, and 8 other cities. Approximately 100 mathematics diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for mathematics degree programs in MT - $18,700.

Medical
Detailed information about 17 medical schools and colleges in Billings, Great Falls, Butte, Box Elder, Havre, Glendive, Browning, and 11 more cities. About 600 medical diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition price for medical programs in MT is around $15,500.

Music
Our listing contains 5 music schools and colleges in Billings, Missoula, Glendive, and Bozeman. Approximately 100 music diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for music degree programs in MT is about $18,800.

Natural Resources and Environment
Learn about 16 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Butte, Helena, Billings, Harlem, Poplar, Box Elder, Dillon, and 10 other cities. Approximately 400 natural resources and environment degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for natural resources and environment programs in MT is approximately $18,500.

Nursing
Learn about 17 nursing schools and colleges in Butte, Helena, Great Falls, Pablo, Box Elder, Kalispell, Harlem, and 11 more cities. Around 800 nursing diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for nursing degree programs in MT is approximately $15,600.

Occupational Therapy
Learn more about 11 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Billings, Havre, Browning, Kalispell, Great Falls, Bozeman, Helena, and 7 more cities. About 200 occupational therapy degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for occupational therapy programs in MT is around $18,600.

Philosophy
Learn more about 4 philosophy schools and colleges in Missoula, Billings, Helena, and Bozeman. About 100 philosophy diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for philosophy degree programs in MT - $20,300.

Physics
Our directory contains 3 physics schools and colleges in Bozeman, Missoula, and Butte. Approximately 100 physics diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for physics degree programs in MT - $18,800.

Political Science
We reviewed 5 political science schools and colleges in Missoula, Bozeman, Helena, Billings, and Dillon. About 200 political science diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition price for political science programs in MT is about $20,100.

Psychology
We reviewed 15 psychology schools and colleges in Billings, Great Falls, Browning, Missoula, Havre, Glendive, Poplar, and 11 more cities. About 400 psychology degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for psychology degree programs in MT: $17,800.

Social Work
Read information about 13 social work schools and colleges in Harlem, Browning, Pablo, Billings, Helena, Glendive, Bozeman, and 10 other cities. Around 200 social work diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for social work degree programs in MT is about $17,900.

Sociology and Anthropology
Our directory contains 7 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Billings, Helena, Bozeman, Great Falls, Missoula, and Dillon. Around 300 sociology and anthropology diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for sociology and anthropology degree programs in MT is about $19,700.

Theology and Religion
We list 3 theology and religion schools and colleges in Bozeman, Billings, and Helena. Approximately 100 theology and religion degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for theology and religion programs in MT is approximately $22,400.

Urban Development
Learn about 1 urban development school in Bozeman. Approximately 100 urban development diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for urban development programs in MT: $18,600.

Welding
Our directory contains 10 welding schools and colleges in Helena, Great Falls, Billings, Missoula, Havre, Glendive, Kalispell, and 7 other cities. Around 200 welding diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for welding programs in MT is roughly $11,600.

Work and Family Studies
Read about 3 work and family studies schools and colleges in Bozeman, Missoula, and Dillon. Around 300 work and family studies diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition for work and family studies programs in MT - $18,600.

Search Colleges



Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors





Other Nearby Colleges