Montana State University-Billings

1500 University Drive, Billings, MT 59101-0298
Montana State University-Billings (also known as MSU Billings) is a public education institution located in Billings, Montana.

Programs offered at MSU Billings include associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as certificate programs in more than 42 study areas and 89 concentrations. The school has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and has specialized accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Art and Design - Commission on Accreditation.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are available at this school. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree and on-campus day care is available.

With almost 5,280 students enrolled full time on its central campus it is the 3rd largest school in Montana.


General Information

Main Phone: (406) 657 -2011 Website: www.msubillings.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 279
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 4,670
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 624
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 99%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 30


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 450 580
SAT Math 440 560
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 18 24

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 1,523
Accepted 1,515
Acceptance Rate 99%
Enrolled 890

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 73% Full-time 27% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 45% Full-time 55% Part-time
Student Gender 38% Men 62% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

84% White 7% American Indian/Alaska Native
1% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
4% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 2% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 56% $ 6,446
Local Grant 40% $3,910
Institutional Grant 32% $ 2,477
Student Loans 66% $ 5,351

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Studies - - 9 - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies - - 11 - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Organizational Communication - - 4 - -
Public Relations - - 23 22 -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) - 4 - - -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1 22 - - -

Education

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 16 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - 6 - 27 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Science Teacher Education - - 3 - -
English Teacher Education - - 8 - -
Computer Teacher Education - - 8 4 -
Reading Teacher Education - - 0 4 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 4 4 -
Art Teacher Education - - 3 4 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 6 4 -
Reading Teacher Education - - 6 4 -
Spanish Language Teacher Education - - 1 4 -
Social Science Teacher Education - - 1 4 -
History Teacher Education - - 6 4 -
Chemistry Teacher Education - - 0 4 -
Music Teacher Education - - 4 4 -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 2 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - 6 - 27 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 1 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 48 1 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Science Teacher Education - - 3 - -
English Teacher Education - - 8 - -
Computer Teacher Education - - 8 4 -
Reading Teacher Education - - 0 4 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 4 4 -
Art Teacher Education - - 3 4 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 6 4 -
Reading Teacher Education - - 6 4 -
Spanish Language Teacher Education - - 1 4 -
Social Science Teacher Education - - 1 4 -
History Teacher Education - - 6 4 -
Chemistry Teacher Education - - 0 4 -
Music Teacher Education - - 4 4 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - 24 8 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 1 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 48 1 -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies Technicians - 18 - - -

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drafting and Design Technology Technician - 6 - - -

Environmental Control Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Energy Management and Systems Technology Technician - 6 - - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 7 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - 24 - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 24 47 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 8 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - 24 - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 24 47 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 3 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 17 - -

Microbiological Sciences and Immunology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Microbiology - - 9 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 16 - -
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - 2 5 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 20 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 16 - -
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - 2 5 -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 16 3 -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Psychology - - 23 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 0 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 3 -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 16 3 -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Psychology - - 23 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 14 - -

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician - 5 - - -

Construction Trades

Carpenters

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Carpentry Carpenter - 8 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 1 - - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 1 5 - - -
Autobody Collision and Repair Technology Technician 8 2 - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 2 2 - - -
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 2 7 - - -

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician (hac, Hacr, Hvac, Hvacr)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician - 3 - - -

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 1 - - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 1 5 - - -
Autobody Collision and Repair Technology Technician 8 2 - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 2 2 - - -
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 2 7 - - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Welding Technology Welder - 6 - - -
Sheet Metal Technology Sheetworking 2 6 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 1 - - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 1 5 - - -
Autobody Collision and Repair Technology Technician 8 2 - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 2 2 - - -
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 2 7 - - -

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician (hac, Hacr, Hvac, Hvacr)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician - 3 - - -

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 1 - - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 1 5 - - -
Autobody Collision and Repair Technology Technician 8 2 - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 2 2 - - -
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 2 7 - - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Welding Technology Welder - 6 - - -
Sheet Metal Technology Sheetworking 2 6 - - -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 3 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 5 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions - 14 7 14 -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 8 -
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Coder 9 - - 8 -
Health Health Care Administration Management 9 - 6 8 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 9 7 6 8 -
Health Health Care Administration Management 9 7 6 8 -
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Coder 9 7 6 8 -
Health Health Care Administration Management 9 7 6 8 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 9 7 6 8 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions - 14 7 14 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radiologic Technology Science - Radiographer - 14 - - -
Athletic Training Trainer - 14 - 8 -
Radiologic Technology Science - Radiographer - 14 - 8 -
Athletic Training Trainer - 14 - 8 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions - 14 7 14 -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 8 -
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Coder 9 - - 8 -
Health Health Care Administration Management 9 - 6 8 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 9 7 6 8 -
Health Health Care Administration Management 9 7 6 8 -
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Coder 9 7 6 8 -
Health Health Care Administration Management 9 7 6 8 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 9 7 6 8 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions - 14 7 14 -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 8 -
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Coder 9 - - 8 -
Health Health Care Administration Management 9 - 6 8 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 9 7 6 8 -
Health Health Care Administration Management 9 7 6 8 -
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Coder 9 7 6 8 -
Health Health Care Administration Management 9 7 6 8 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 9 7 6 8 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions - 14 7 14 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radiologic Technology Science - Radiographer - 14 - - -
Athletic Training Trainer - 14 - 8 -
Radiologic Technology Science - Radiographer - 14 - 8 -
Athletic Training Trainer - 14 - 8 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions - 14 7 14 -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 8 -
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Coder 9 - - 8 -
Health Health Care Administration Management 9 - 6 8 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 9 7 6 8 -
Health Health Care Administration Management 9 7 6 8 -
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Coder 9 7 6 8 -
Health Health Care Administration Management 9 7 6 8 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 9 7 6 8 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 2 1 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping - 9 - - -
Accounting and Related Services 3 9 - - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - - 120 - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 2 1 - - -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration 1 6 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Office Management and Supervision - 3 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping - 9 - - -
Accounting and Related Services 3 9 - - -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration 1 6 - - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 9 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 2 1 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping - 9 - - -
Accounting and Related Services 3 9 - - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - - 120 - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 2 1 - - -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration 1 6 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Office Management and Supervision - 3 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping - 9 - - -
Accounting and Related Services 3 9 - - -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration 1 6 - - -

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