50
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Montana State University / School of Film and Photography is located in Bozeman, MT, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Science and natural history filmmaking

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
14
Accepted
12
Enrolled
56%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th May 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, resume, 3 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 2%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time (15)
Part-time (6)
Male (15)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Science and natural history filmmaking, science communication, public outreach, new media production, environmental communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
42,678

Location & Contact

Address Bozeman, MT  59717
United States
Contact Mr. Robert Arnold
Department Head
Email: rarnold@montana.edu
Phone: 406-994-7588
Fax: 406-994-6545