Montana State University Ranking, Address, Tuition Fees, Admission Requirements & SAT Scores

The Montana State University Ranking is in the 508 to 568 range in the world on the University Review College Ranking List. It is ranked as a Tier 2 college by the USnews, and as the 300th best in the USA by Forbes. US colleges with a similar rank in the world include University Idaho, University Mississippi, University of Maine, and the University of Nevada at Reno.

Requirements for Admission and Tuition Fees (Quick Facts 2014 / 2015)

The Montana State University tuition fees are $6,894 for in-state and $21,296 for out of state students. It is a fairly selective college accepting 84.5% of applicants. Financial aid offered totals $31.5 million per year, an average of $12,000 per student.

Montana State University SAT Scores and ACT Scores

SAT scores for Montana State University admission requirements (25th-75th percentile) are Math 500 – 620, Reading 490 – 620, and writing 480 – 600. The total composite SAT range for accepted applicants is 1010 to 1260.

The requirements for ACT (25th-75th percentile) are Composite 21 – 27, English 20 – 27, and Math 20 – 27.

Montana State University at Bozeman Information

The Montana State University System, or Montana State University (MSU), was founded on the 1st of July 1994 after the state’s Board of Regents of Higher Education reformed all colleges and universities in the state into two main universities, the University of Montana system and the Montana State University system.

Montana State University Ranking
Photograph of Montana State University by Tim Evanson.

The two systems each had campuses in four different cities and the Montana State University system was given the Bozeman, Billings, Havre and Great Falls campuses. The system installed a president at the Bozeman campus, while the other three campuses each had a Chancellor.

Montana State University’s main campus in Bozeman was established in 1893 under the name of the Agricultural College of the State of Montana. After the creation of the MSU system, it was renamed Montana College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, though from 1920 onwards, its was colloquially known as Montana State College.

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT academic offerings include 51 undergraduate degrees, masters level studies in 41 disciplines, and several doctoral degrees spread out over its nine colleges.

These colleges include the College of Arts and Architecture, College of Agriculture, College of Education, Health & Human Development, College of Business, College of Letters and Science, College of Engineering, College of Technology in Bozeman, College of Nursing, College of Graduate Studies and the University College; which encompasses students who are undecided in which major to take.

MSU’s Billings campus was original founded in 1927 under the name Eastern Montana Normal School. It was also known as the Eastern Montana college before it was included into the MSU system. Aside from its 160 undergraduate and graduate degrees, the Billings campus offers a distance learning program with more than 240 classes in various levels from associate to masters.

MSU’s Havre campus was originally established in 1927 under the name Northern Montana College before it was renamed as Montana State University – Northern when the new system was implemented.

Montana State University Address

The address is:
Montana State University,
MT 59717

Other colleges in the state include the University of Montana.

Montana State University Rankings and Quick Facts

Motto: Mountains and Minds.

Montana State University ranking
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
403 to 510
America Rank (Jiaotong)
165 to 197
Montana State University at Bozeman Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)
Faculty / Staff
Big Sky

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