Montana State University: Review & Facts

Montana State University
School Review,
Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Excellent Quality: Education Quality Rating - Oustanding Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Poor Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Montana State University is a large four-year, public school with 13,675 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1893 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Bozeman, Montana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
69
At Montana State University you can obtain your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Montana State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 69 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Education, Business, Nursing, and Work and Family Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
74%
Montana State University student retention rate 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 decent - 17:1. Learn more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,300
Average tuition price is fairly high - $17,800 a year. The additional fees at Montana State University not covered by tuition are roughly $1,500; this comes to a total of $19,300 annually.

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
61%
Montana State University will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

According to government data, 9,417 applications were submitted and 5,786 were accepted (61%); so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Montana State University is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $30.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Montana State University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (406) 994-0211 or check Montana State University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Montana State University offers a distance learning option 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 nearly 3,800 students, which provides a decent 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Montana State University seems to be a relatively 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
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