Montana State University

Bozeman, MT
Best value Bachelor's Degree in Montana
Best value Associate's Degree in Montana

Questions and Answers

Nova R.
4 days ago
Does Montana State University require students to live in the dorms freshman year?
Madalyn B.
9 days ago
What is the job placement rate of MSU students who graduate from the elementary education major?
Madalyn B.
9 days ago
What kind of merit scholarships does Montana State University offer?
Cristina G.
10 days ago
What specialties are offered in MSU's Medical program?
Ellie W.
22 days ago
Are student applicants automatically considered for your scholarships?
Montana State University
Non-Resident Students are automatically considered for our Achievement Awards once they have applied for admission. For our Resident Scholarships (the Montana Premier Scholarship) and some other non-resident scholarships (WUE) students are required to fill out and submit additional applications. You can find the most up to date scholarship information through our scholarship homepage, here:
Alexis B.
1 month ago
Do your teaching programs come with designated internships or job shadowing required for licensure, or is that something students need to do on their own time?
Montana State University
In both Elementary and Secondary Education, students have a built in "practicum" experience, providing them with more than 100 hours of in-class observation time, prior to their student teaching assignment!

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Least Selective (82% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

83% White
5% Multiracial
4% Hispanic
2% Native
1% Asian
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)79k
Software Engineer77k
Electrical Engineer72k
Process Engineer68k
Mechanical Engineer67k
Project Engineer67k
Civil Engineer67k
Based on 8,428 student responses
54.9kAvg. Early Career Pay
96.9kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
56%in High-Meaning careers
31%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$25,855 / year
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