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Montana State University-Billings: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Montana State University-Billings

Website: http://www.msubillings.edu
Address: 1500 University Drive , Billings , Montana - 59101-0298
Phone: (406) 657-2011
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $30
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
874
313
561
Percent admitted
100%
99%
100%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
58%
59%
58%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
440
540
SAT Math
440
570
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
18
24
ACT English
17
23
ACT Math
17
24
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $3,988
Out-of-state tuition $8,808
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $6,200
On-campus other expenses $3,900
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
81%
-
Federal grant aid
31%
$3,718
State or local grant aid
14%
$2,225
Institutional grant aid
26%
-
Loan aid
59%
$5,226
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
3,598
33%
67%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 3,089
Estimated graduates enrolled 509
Undergraduates 24 years old 66%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 34%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 29%
Men 24%
Women 32%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 9%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 19%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 24%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $5,055 $5,130 $5,170 $5,207 0.7%
Out-of-state $13,305 $13,707 $14,085 $14,648 4.0%
Books and supplies $900 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,200 $6,200 $6,200 $6,200 0.0%
Other $2,800 $2,800 $3,900 $3,800 -2.6%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $14,955 $15,130 $16,270 $16,207 -0.4%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $23,205 $23,707 $25,185 $25,648 1.8%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Montana State University-Billings

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 895 339 556
Percent admitted 100% 99% 100%
Percent admitted who enrolled 60% 61% 59%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 63 12%
ACT 349 65%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 460 580
SAT Math 460 590
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 17 24

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities 9/1/1932 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1980 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1979 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1996 -   Accredited