Montana State University Billings

Montana State University Billings

Billings, MT
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
62%
38%
student ratio
4,353
total students
$43,697 | $15,959
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Rolling
fall application deadline
99%
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
476
sat math
488
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
21
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting Technology and Bookkeeping
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Automation/Technology/Data Entry
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Organizational Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Data Processing and Data Processing Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Construction trades
    • Carpentry
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • History Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Drafting and Design Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Energy Management and Systems Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Petroleum Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic)
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Information/Medical Records Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Administrative Assistant and Medical Secretary
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical/Clinical Assistant
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Surgical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fire Prevention and Safety Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mechanic and repair technologies
    • Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Diesel Mechanics Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Precision production
    • Sheet Metal Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Community Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Psychology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Sociology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

99% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,602
    • Accepted1,597
    • Acceptance Rate99%
    • Enrolled4,353
    • Female Applicants943
    • Females Accepted943
    • Female Acceptance Rate100%
    • Male Applicants659
    • Males Accepted654
    • Male Acceptance Rate99%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.03
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 488 430 550
    • SAT Math 476 420 540
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 21 18 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$43,697
    • Out-of-state tuition *$15,959
    • In-district tuition$4,397
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,383.00
    • Room and board *$6,980.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students4,353
    • Male Student Percentage38%
    • Female Student Percentage62%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino4.71%
    • Black or African American1.24%
    • White or Caucasian81.76%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native4.14%
    • Asian.99%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.3%
    • Two or more races2.41%
    • Unknown1.26%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout3.19% representing 20 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students11% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 12%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations Art Student League, Band Club, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Residence Hall Association, Student Council for Exceptional Children
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes Division 2 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Yes No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Yes No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 2 No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty342
    • Full-time Percentage48%
    • Part-time Percentage52%
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 3,906 students to 224 faculty

Location & Contact

1500 University Drive
Billings, MT 59101
USA

Ms.Tammi Watson

Associate Director of Admissions

Phone: 406-657-2158
Fax: 406-657-2302
Email: tammi.watson@msubillings.edu


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