New Student Services,PO Box 172190, Bozeman, MT 59717-2190 406-994-2452
About Montana State University-Bozeman
  • Year of Foundation 1893
  • Size of Campus 1780 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 10,842
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 45%, 55%, 33%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,168 in-state, $18,291 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $7,900
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. 10,754
Montana State University is one of only 108 institutions - out of 4,600 - designated as "very high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of teaching. This means that MSU is among the top 2% of institutions nationwide in research which translates into significant opportunities for research, scholarship and creative work. MSU's inquiry and research-based curriculum inspires exploration and creativity, and ensures exposure to a broad range of disciplines. Every student participates in a research or creative experience from one of four areas: the arts, humanities, natural science and social sciences.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 9
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta (premed); Alpha Lambda Delta (academic, 2nd sem. freshmen); Alpha Pi Mu (industrial engineering); Gamma Beta Phi (education); Kappa Kappa Psi (marching band); Mortar Board (academic, senior standing); National Society of Collegiate Scho
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) American Indian Club, International Student Organization (ISO), Bozeman Friends of International Students (BFIS), Conversation Partners, Chinese Student Assoc. , French Club, German Club, Indian Student Assoc. , Japan Actio
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus American Indian Club PowWow, International Street Food Bazaar, Into the Streets, Catapalooza, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, Take Back the Night
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frats 9
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Ascent; Campus Crusade for Christ; Cats for Christ; Christian Challenge; Christus Collegium-Lutheran Student Foundation; FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic Univ. Students); Graduate Christian Fellowship; International Students,
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Belgrade (8), Billings (139)
  • Distance to nearest train Havre (290)
  • Distance to nearest bus Bozeman (2)
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 25%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (13%), women's dorms (3%), men's dorms (2%), sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, other housing options (82%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 191
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 72%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 2,201,666
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 9,346
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Museums Paleontology and history museums, agricultural bioscience research, telecommunications, and water resources centers, planetarium, wind tunnel, electron microscopes, biofilm engineering reserach center.
  • Number Of Subscriptions 8,757
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Library Facilities Special collections, Creative arts library. Please note: for question #490, although our institution does not have any e-books on our server, students, staff and faculty have access to many, many e-books online from other sources.
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 712,241
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Number of e-books N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Institutional employment available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Employers who hired three or more MSU-Bozeman graduates last year include Barnard Construction Inc., Bechtel, Belgrade School District, Benefits Healthcare, Big R Corporation, Billings School District 2, BLM, Bozeman Deaconess Hospital, Bozeman School Dis
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,500
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town