4,021
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,006
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
99
99%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Montana State University Billings is a Comprehensive institution located in Billings, MT, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1500 University Drive
Billings, MT  59101
United States
Contact Ms. Tammi Watson
Associate Director of Admissions
Email: tammi.watson@msubillings.edu
Phone: 406-657-2158
Fax: 406-657-2302

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Data Processing And Data Processing Technology Checkmark
Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Energy Management And Systems Technology Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters 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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Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
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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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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation And Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Precision Production Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,423
Applied
1,421
Accepted
4,021
Enrolled
100%
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Female Admissions

845
Females Applied
845
Females Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

578
Males Applied
576
Males Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.17
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
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 20 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,485
In-state
17,678
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,436
Full-time student fees
8,186
Room & board
4,450
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

10,006
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,959
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,730
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,113
Avg. Loan Aid
2,625
Avg. Grant Aid
4,468
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
34%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,021
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.6%
Black or African American 1.14%
White or Caucasian 80.73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.28%
Asian 0.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.27%
Two or more races 3.71%
Other 1.42%

Gender

Male (37.48%)
Female (62.52%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 10%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Week Events, Power of One Events and Freak Week Events

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Accounting Club, HEROES, Multicultural Club and Art Student League

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
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Faculty

325
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 158
Part-time - 167
Male - 153
Female - 172