Overview

Applicants
1,347
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average HS GPA
3.36

GPA Breakdown

25%
Over 3.75
17%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
440 - 540
SAT Math
450 - 550
ACT Composite
20 - 25

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Non-Academic

Level of applicant's interest

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
127
with Terminal Degree
59

68
Men
59
Women

Most frequent class size
2 - 9
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
54%
Graduate in 5 years
88%
Graduate in 6 years
100%


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Bill Bowers
Mime and actor

Arlo Guthrie
Musician and actor

Chris Horn
Wide receiver with the Kansas City Chiefs, Carolina Panthers

Jason Earles
Actor on the Disney Network/Hannah Montana

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Feb 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$15,470

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$14,404

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,590

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$30,948

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
77%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$16,034

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$22,442
Required Fees
$450
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,300

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$3,968
Transportation for Commuters
$1,500

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,007
Out of State
44%

International
5%
Foreign Countries Represented
16

Demographics

2.18%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
2.81%
African-American
4.26%
Hispanic
85.65%
Caucasian
1.98%
Unknown
4.57%
International

49% female
51% male
44% are out of state
96% are full time
4% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
49%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
82%

Campus Environment
Small Urban
Fire safety rating
80

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Other

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Services for Academic Success

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Dr. Jane Van Dyk

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
Psychoeducational evaluation

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Yes

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
No

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
13
Number of Honor Societies
1

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
4

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Battlin' Bears)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Skiing Downhill Alpine
Soccer
Track Field Indoor
Women's Sports (Battlin' Bears)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Skiing Downhill Alpine
Soccer
Track Field Indoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
LGBT Support Groups: Gay and Lesbian Alliance support group

Minority Support Groups: American Indian Affairs is a division of the college organized to serve American Indian students.

Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability

Green Rating
66

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
57

Average Number of PC's per Lab
5

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Kristin Mullaney
Visit Coordinator

Address
Office of Admissions
1511 Poly Drive
Billings, MT 59102-1796

Phone
406-657-1026

Email
admissions@rocky.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Prescott Hall
Morledge-Kimball Hall
Herb Klindt Field-Football Stadium
Fortin Athletic Center
Losekamp Hall-Music Theatre

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Red Lodge Mountain- Ski Resort
Yellowstone and Stillwater Rivers-Rafting, fly fishi
Beartooth Mountains-Hiking, mountain biking, camping
Yellowstone Art Museum
Yellowstone National Park

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Monday through Friday from 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m.
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Varies

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@rocky.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Transportation can be arranged through the Admissions Office-also taxis and rental cars at the airport and in the city rental agencies. The airport is located approximately two miles from campus.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Traveling West on I-90 (from Hardin, Mont.): Take the 27th St. Exit (Exit 450) • Turn right onto S. 27th St. Travel 2.77 miles. • Turn left onto Rimrock Road. Travel 1.47 miles to north parking lot off Rimrock Road. Parking for Admissions (Prescott Hall) Traveling East on I-90 (from Laurel, Mont.): Take the 27th St. Exit (Exit 450) • Turn left onto S. 27th St. Travel 2.77 miles. • Turn left onto Rimrock Road. Travel 1.47 miles to north parking lot off Rimrock Road. Parking for Admissions (Prescott Hall) Traveling from HWY 3: Turn onto Zimmerman Trail • Turn left onto Rimrock Road. Travel approximately 2.25 miles east to north parking lot off Rimrock Road. Parking for Admissions (Prescott Hall)

Local Accommodations
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Key Stats

1,347
Applicants
1,007
Size
64%
Acceptance Rate
990
SAT Scores

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