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Montana State University Billings

Billings, MT 4-Year Public

About Montana State University Billings

Montana State University Billings is a public, state school located in the urban setting of Billings, MT

Founded in 1927, Montana State University Billings currently enrolls around 4,000 students a year, including 3,602 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Montana State University Billings's endowment was valued at $24,742,921 in 2021. The school spends $7,730 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 Admissions Facts About Montana State University Billings

Acceptance rate: 100%

Average GPA: 3.3

Mean ACT score: 20

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: September 1

Montana State University Billings Acceptance Rate 2021

Montana State University Billings is a minimally difficult school to get accepted to. The acceptance rate at Montana State University Billings is 100 percent.

The average high school GPA for a student at Montana State University Billings is 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT scores is 20.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Montana State University Billings a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

About 57 percent of students who start at Montana State University Billings come back the next year. Out of the 489 students who started at Montana State University Billings as first-time freshman, 56 graduate within four years.

Around 26 percent of students who started at Montana State University Billings earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 86 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $37,118 a year. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $26,139 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Montana State University Billings sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Montana State University Billings a good school for YOU?

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All applicants will receive an admissions decision by September 1.

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. Or, visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about Montana State University Billings and get personalized recommendations for colleges and universities that offer what you're looking for in a school.

College Info

1500 University Drive Billings, MT 59101

Campus Setting: Urban

Montana State University Billings Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Montana State University Billings is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Montana State University Billings is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Montana State University Billings ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

17 to 23

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Montana State University Billings is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Montana State University Billings. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Montana State University Billings SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Montana State University Billings Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$15,657

In State

$28,850

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,485
$17,678
Fees
$1,436
$1,436
Housing
$8,186
$8,186
Books
$1,550
$1,550

Student Life

Wondering what life at Montana State University Billings is like? There are approximately 4,416 students enrolled at Montana State University Billings, including 4,031 undergraduate students and 385 graduate students. 55% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from MT and 9% percent of students are from other states.

55%

Full Time

45%

Part Time

91%

In State

9%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,416

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,921

Out-of-State

$19,114

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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