Overview

Applicants
1,407
Acceptance Rate
99%
Average HS GPA
3.18

GPA Breakdown

14%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
10%
2.00 - 2.49
3%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
430 - 520
SAT Math
430 - 550
ACT Composite
18 - 23

Deadlines


Regular
July 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
18:1
Total Faculty
326
with Terminal Degree
106

168
Women
158
Men
15
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Terminal Associate
Transfer Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Charles Erdmann
Chief Justice, Montana Supreme Court

Keith Cook
President, First Interstate Bank

Torey Hayden
Noted Author

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Jul 1
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,116

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,270

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,581

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$29,684

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
73%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$4,831

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$4,397
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$17,092
Required Fees
$1,348
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,260

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,750

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
Montana State University-Billings Foundation
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Other
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)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans

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

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
4,465
Out of State
9%

International
3%
Foreign Countries Represented
20

Demographics

4.61%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
1.11%
African-American
4.61%
Hispanic
85.17%
Caucasian
3.41%
International

61% female
39% male
9% are out of state
71% are full time
29% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
18%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
35%

Campus Environment
Small Urban
Fire safety rating
74

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Student Opportunity Services (TRIO)

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Trudy Carey

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
No

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
No

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
53
Number of Honor Societies
10

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
8

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Yellowjackets)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Yellowjackets)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups: Multicultural Student Services, Inter-tribal Indian Club, Spanish Club, International Studies Club, United Hispanic Club

Army ROTC Offered on-campus

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
No

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
30

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
50

Average Number of PC's per Lab
30

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

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

Undergraduates that Own Computers
80%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Apple, Dell

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Ms Tammi Watson
Associate Director of Admissions

Address
1500 University Drive
Billings, MT 59101

Phone
406-657-2158

Email
tammi.watson@msubillings.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Alterowitz Gym
MSU Billings Downtown
SUB Coffee Shop
Liberal Arts Coffee Shop
Library

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Rimrock Mall
Alberta Bair Theatre
Metra Events Center
Yellowstone Art Museum
Moss Mansion

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Contact Email Address for Visit
ggray@msubillings.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Varies

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Public bus service for Billings Community. University bus service between main campus and College of Technology provided free for students.

Driving Instructions to Campus
One mile from Billings Logan International Airport

Local Accommodations
Motels and hotels, $$
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Key Stats

1,407
Applicants
4,465
Size
99%
Acceptance Rate
960
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists