Montana State University: Review & Facts

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Montana State University is a large four-year, public school with 15,240 students enrolled. This school was established in 1893 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Bozeman, Montana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
83
Fair
1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Montana State University.

Montana State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 83 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Education, Business, Nursing, and Work and Family Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
76%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Montana State University is fair at 76% (well above Montana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Montana State University is below average: 53%.

Student to faculty ratio at Montana State University is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Read more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,200
High
Average tuition price is high - $20,400 per year. The additional fees at Montana State University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,800; which makes it a total of $22,200 per year.

Read the details about Montana State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
83%
Easy
According to government data, 14,816 applications were submitted and 12,277 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Montana State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Montana State University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Montana State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Montana State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,700 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Montana State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Montana State University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Montana State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Montana State University, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717, USA
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