Montana State University Billings Graduate School

Montana State University Billings (referred to as MSU Billings) is a Public, 4 years school located in Billings, MT.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of MSU Billings is $7,750 for Montana residents and $22,234 for out-of-state students. The school has 392 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,057 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.
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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of MSU Billings is $7,750 for Montana residents and $22,234 for out-of-state students. The school has 392 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,057 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 91 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 23 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$22,234
$7,750 for Montana Residents
Student Population392
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs91 graduate programs
(23 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at MSU Billings is $7,750 for Montana residents and $22,234 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $257 for Montana residents and $855 for out-of-state students.
MSU Billings offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Montana Residents$7,750
Out-of-State$22,234
Tuition per Credit Hour
Montana Residents$257
Out-of-State$855
MSU 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, 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)23 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Montana State University Billings is $7,750 for Montana residents and $22,234 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.80% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Montana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
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
2022-2023$6,172$1,578$20,519$1,715
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 $19,499 and the Montana graduate tuition is $20,083 (public) / $24,439 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Montana State University Billings$7,750$22,234
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Montana Graduate Schools$11,220$21,535
Public$6,791$20,083
Private$24,439
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $13,658 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at MSU Billings.
On-campus living costs are increased by 7.58% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,658. Off-campus living costs are increased by 7.58% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2022-2023$8,348$5,310$8,348$5,310
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $257 for Montana residents and $855 for other students at Montana State University Billings. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.04% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Montana ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$233$775
2019-2020$233$775
2020-2021$223$775
2021-2022$245$814
2022-2023$257$855

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, 110 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 Degree106110
Total106110
The most popular program at Montana State University Billings is the Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other) program and last year 22 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 110 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) 13 completers-
Public Relations/Image Management13-
Education [+] (3 completers) 55 completers-
Education5-
Curriculum and Instruction12-
Special Education and Teaching14-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services21-
Reading Teacher Education3-
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Psychology6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management9-
Athletic Training/Trainer5-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)22-
Total110

Graduate Student Population at MSU Billings

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 392 students enrolled into Montana State University Billings graduate schools where it has total 4,057 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 156 full-time and 236 part-time graduate students. By gender, 92 male and 300 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
Total39292300
Full-time15627129
Part-tme23665171
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 336 White (85.71%), 5 Black/African American (1.28%), 14 Hispanic (3.57%), 4 Asian (1.02%), and 33 students with other races. 6 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total39292300
American Indian/Native American13310
Asian404
Black/African American532
Hispanic14311
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White33676260
Two More1248
Un-Known202
Non-resident Alien633
Montana State University Billings offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 225 graduate students (57.40% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 136 graduate students (34.69% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total392
Enrolled Online Exclusively225
Enrolled Some Online Courses136
Not in Online Courses31
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Montana State University Billings. 33 students are aged 20 to 24 (8.42% of total students), 36 students are aged above 50 (9.18%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Montana State University Billings.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total39292300
Age 22-2433429
Age 25-291112685
Age 30-34872661
Age 35-39551342
Age 40-49701456
Age 50-6435926
Over 64101

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