Montana State University Billings Graduate Schools

Montana State University Billings (referred to as MSU Billings) is a Public, 4 years school located in Billings, MT. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Montana State University Billings is $7,415 for Montana residents and $21,216 for out-of-state students. The school has 386 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,114 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Montana State University Billings (referred to as MSU Billings) is a Public, 4 years school located in Billings, MT. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (9/1/1932 - Current).
MSU Billings Directory Information
School NameMontana State University Billings (MSU Billings)
Address1500 University Drive, Billings, MT 59101-0298
Phone406-657-2011
Webhttps://www.msubillings.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.msubillings.edu/future/apply/index.htm
Financial Infohttps://www.msubillings.edu/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Montana State University Billings is $7,415 for Montana residents and $21,216 for out-of-state students. The school has 386 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,114 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 91 graduate programs through Master's. Among them, 19 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,216
$7,415 for Montana Residents
Student Population386
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's
Number of Programs91 graduate programs
(19 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Montana State University Billings is $7,415 for Montana residents and $21,216 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $245 for Montana residents and $814 for out-of-state students.
Montana State University Billings offers the alternative tuition plans.
Montana State University Billings offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)19 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Montana State University Billings is $7,415 for Montana residents and $21,216 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.81% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Montana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$5,435$1,436$18,069$1,561
2018-2019$5,598$1,443$18,611$1,568
2019-2020$5,598$1,448$18,611$1,579
2020-2021$5,598$1,495$18,611$1,632
2021-2022$5,878$1,537$19,542$1,674
The graduate school tuition & fees of MSU Billings is average compared to public graduate schools in Montana. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Montana graduate tuition is $21,477 (public) / $25,785 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Montana State University Billings$7,415$21,216
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Montana Graduate Schools$11,910$23,093
Public$6,871$21,477
Private$25,785
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $12,696 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Montana State University Billings. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.81% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,696. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.81% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$7,820$4,360$7,820$4,360
2018-2019$8,006$4,430$8,006$4,430
2019-2020$7,420$4,640$7,420$4,640
2020-2021$7,600$4,630$7,600$4,630
2021-2022$7,956$4,740$7,956$4,740
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $245 for Montana residents and $814 for other students at Montana State University Billings. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.03% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Montana ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$226$753
2018-2019$233$775
2019-2020$233$775
2020-2021$223$775
2021-2022$245$814

Graduate Programs at MSU Billings

Montana State University Billings offers 10 graduate programs for Master's. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 104 students have completed their study at Montana State University Billings.
Offered Degrees at Montana State University Billings
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree105104
Total105104
The most popular program at Montana State University Billings is the Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other) program and last year 25 students have earned/completed their degree program.
Montana State University Billings offers 10 programs through Master's. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 104 students have completed their graduate studies.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Public Relations/Image Management3-
Education [+] (3 completers) 57 completers-
Education2-
Curriculum and Instruction18-
Special Education and Teaching13-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services19-
Reading Teacher Education5-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 40 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management12-
Athletic Training/Trainer4-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)24-
Total104

Graduate Student Population at MSU Billings

For academic year 2021-2022, total 386 students enrolled into Montana State University Billings graduate schools where it has total 4,114 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 151 full-time and 235 part-time graduate students. By gender, 91 male and 295 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total38691295
Full-time15139112
Part-tme23552183
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 323 White (83.68%), 3 Black/African American (0.78%), 16 Hispanic (4.15%), 4 Asian (1.04%), and 40 students with other races. 8 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total38691295
American Indian/Native American1239
Asian404
Black/African American312
Hispanic16511
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White32375248
Two More13211
Un-Known725
Non-resident Alien835
Montana State University Billings offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 209 graduate students (54.15% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 140 graduate students (36.27% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total386
Enrolled Online Exclusively209
Enrolled Some Online Courses140
Not in Online Courses37
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Montana State University Billings. 28 students are aged 20 to 24 (7.25% of total students), 47 students are aged above 50 (12.18%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Montana State University Billings.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total38691295
Age 22-2428622
Age 25-291132489
Age 30-34671948
Age 35-39511338
Age 40-49801763
Age 50-64461234
Over 64101

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