How much does Montana State University cost?

Montana State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $7,277
Out-of-state $24,993
On-Campus Room and Board $10,100
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,650
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $14,810
$30,000-$48,000 $15,506
$48,000-$75,000 $18,729
$75,000-$110,000 $14,810
Over $110,000 $20,464

Montana State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 87% $4,609
Federal Grants 22% $4,865
Pell grants 22% $4,422
Other federal grants 11% $580
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 3% $8,313
Institutional grants or scholarships 69% $5,340
Student loan aid 46% $6,859
Federal student loans 45% $6,929
Other student loans 3% $14,182

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Montana State University Admissions

What is Montana State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 82%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 39% of applicants
SAT Reading 550-660
SAT Math 540-660
SAT Writing 490-610
ACT Submissions 70% of applicants
Composite Score 21-28

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Montana State University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 14652
Living on campus 6%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Montana State University Graduation Success

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About Montana State University

Montana State University, the state's land-grant institution, educates students, creates knowledge and art, and serves communities by integrating learning, discovery and engagement.


Montana State University
Bozeman, MT

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Research Universities
Setting Remote Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify