Montana State University

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717

About Montana State University

Montana State University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. The majority of these doctorates are awarded within scientific fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science, and technology. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate10,762
Student Age% Under 2576%
 % 25 and Over24%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time77%
 % Part-time23%
Race/Ethnicity% White85.7%
 % Black0.5%
 % Asian1.4%
 % Latino1.6%
 % Native American3.0%
 % Race Unknown4.6%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFilm, Video, TV
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted64%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled45%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesNeither required nor recommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT41%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT68%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800620 / 800
 SAT Math500 / 800640 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite21 / 3627 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$30
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,168
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,291
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid83%
 % Undergraduates with Loans47%
 % Undergraduates with Grants39%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,130
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,900
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,080
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Bozeman Area

Median Age27
Median Household Income$44,412
Total Population37,070
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total53.5% 46.5%
 Age 0-948.3%51.7%
 Age 10-1756.4%43.6%
 Age 18-2456.1%43.9%
 Age 25-2958.9%41.1%
 Age 30-3954.6%45.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White92.9%
 % Black0.7%
 % Asian1.9%
 % Latino3.0%
 % Native American1.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,900
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$722
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50044.8%25.1%3.7%
 $500 to $74955.2%42.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%22.9%42.0%
 Over $10000.0%9.9%13.8%
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