14,400
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,308
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
82
82%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Montana State University is a University institution located in Bozeman, MT, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 172190
Bozeman, MT  59717-2190
United States
Contact Ms. Ronda Russell
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@montana.edu
Phone: 406-994-2452
Fax: 406-994-1923

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Cell Biology And Histology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Drafting And Design Technology Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15,996
Applied
13,256
Accepted
14,400
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

8,638
Females Applied
6,098
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,358
Males Applied
7,158
Males Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.38
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,654
In-state
23,082
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,767
Full-time student fees
10,100
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Minorities
Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,308
Avg. Financial Aid Package
1,154
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,582
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
7,269
Avg. Loan Aid
2,012
Avg. Grant Aid
4,905
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
32%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

14,400
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
39%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.89%
Black or African American 0.68%
White or Caucasian 84.21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.51%
Asian 0.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 3.75%
Other 1.6%

Gender

Male (55.02%)
Female (44.98%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
International Food Bazaar, Native American Pow-Wow and Day of Student Recognition

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Spurs, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Campus Crusade for Christ, Fangs and Mortar Board

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour residence hall monitoring

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,038
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 600
Part-time - 438
Male - 520
Female - 518