Overview

Applicants
16,769
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average HS GPA
3.43

GPA Breakdown

35%
Over 3.75
19%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
1.00 - 1.99

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SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
550 - 650
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
540 - 650
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
490 - 610

ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
21 - 28

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with Writing recommended

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

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

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
19:1
Total Faculty
1,062
with Terminal Degree
551

531
Women
531
Men
87
Minority
28
International

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

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
24%
Graduate in 5 years
47%
Graduate in 6 years
53%

Majors

  • AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES.

  • Agricultural Business and Management, General.
  • Agricultural Mechanization, General.
  • Agriculture, General.
  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.
  • Animal Sciences, General.
  • Animal Sciences.
  • Horticultural Science.
  • Plant Sciences, General.
  • Plant Sciences.
  • Range Science and Management.

  • ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES.

  • Environmental Design/Architecture.

  • AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES.

  • American/United States Studies/Civilization.

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
  • Biotechnology.
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
  • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business/Commerce, General.
  • Finance and Financial Management Services, Other.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer Science.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Agricultural Teacher Education.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Social Science Teacher Education.
  • Technical Teacher Education.

  • ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS.

  • CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician.
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
  • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General.
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Chemical Engineering.
  • Civil Engineering, General.
  • Computer Engineering, General.
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General.
  • Industrial Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES.

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician.
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant.
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
  • Pre-Nursing Studies.
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • General Studies.
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.
  • Statistics, General.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Environmental Science.
  • Environmental Studies.
  • Land Use Planning and Management/Development.
  • Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism.
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research.
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.
  • Religion/Religious Studies.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Geology/Earth Science, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PRECISION PRODUCTION.

  • Machine Tool Technology/Machinist.
  • Welding Technology/Welder.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Anthropology.
  • Economics, General.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Sociology.

  • TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIALS MOVING.

  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Art/Art Studies, General.
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Interior Design.
  • Music, General.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Terminal Associate
Transfer Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Maurice Hilleman
Microbiologist, developed vaccines

Dennis Erickson
Head Coach, Arizona State University

Sara Vowell
Contributing editor for NPR

Jan Stenerud
Placekicker, NFL

Allan McDonald
Discovered faulty "O" ring on shuttle

Kevin Michael Connolly
Photographer, author of "Double Take"

John Dahl
Film director, TV director, writer

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
24%
Graduate in 5 years
47%
Graduate in 6 years
53%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$4,967

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$4,905

Average Need-Based Loan
$7,269

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
55%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$27,254

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$4,998

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$5,490
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$22,194
Required Fees
$1,733
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,350

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,345

On-Campus Room and Board
$9,250
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
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)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Nursing Loans
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
14,725
Foreign Countries Represented
55

Demographics

47.17%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
2.33%
Hispanic
44.89%
Caucasian
2.40%
Unknown
1.58%
International

46% female
54% male
38% are out of state
84% are full time
16% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
25%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
76%

Campus Environment
Suburban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Frat Sorority
International Student
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Disability, Re-Entry and Veteran Services

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Brenda York

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Documentation Required for LD

http://www.montana.edu/drv/disability/guidelines/learning-disability.html

Documentation Required for ADHD

http://www.montana.edu/drv/disability/guidelines/adhd.html

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
140
Number of Honor Societies
18

Number of Social Sororities
4
Number of Religious Organizations
12

2% join a fraternity
2% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

2% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Bobcats)
10 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Rodeo
Skiing Downhill Alpine
Skiing Nordic Cross Country
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Bobcats)
11 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Rodeo
Skiing Downhill Alpine
Skiing Nordic Cross Country
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus
Air Force ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability

67/99

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

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
50

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell, HP, Apple

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Ronda Russell
Director of New Student Services

Address
P.O. Box 172190
New Student Services
Bozeman, MT 59717

Phone
406-994-2452

Email
admissions@montana.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Museum of the Rockies
Planetarium
Fitness Center ($11.7 million student funded renovation completed in 2008
Burns Telecommunications Center
Chemistry & Biochemistry Research Facility
Blackbox Theatre Student Union Building Exit Art Gallery (Student Art Gallery) Copeland Art Gallery (Art Gallery)

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Bridger Bowl Ski area
Big Sky Ski resort
Yellowstone National Park
Museum of the Rockies
Unique downtown Bozeman

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday-Friday
9am and 2pm
406-994-2452

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
varies

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Contact Email Address for Visit
info@msubobcats.com

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxis, shuttle buses, buses. Airport is 8 miles from Bozeman near Belgrade, MT.

Local Accommodations
http://bozemancvb.com/lodging


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