Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After GraduationComparison
For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Montana State University Billings is $6,022 for Montana residents and $19,352 for out-of-state students. It has been risen by 0.70% for Montana residents and increased by 0.22% for out-of-state rates compared to the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees is lower than the average amount ($8,690) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees is a little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($17,486 - public Master's College and University (medium programs)).
The 2023 estimated undergraduate tuition & fees for MSU Billings is $6,064 for Montana residents and $19,394 for out-of-state students. It is an estimated costs based on the last two years' tuition change rate and It may differ from the actual costs.
It has been risen by 0.70% for Montana residents and increased by 0.22% for out-of-state rates compared to the previous year. The living costs including for room, board, transpiration, and other personal expenses is $12,696. The Living costs increased by 3.81% compared to the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay.
MSU Billings Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$5,980 $19,310$12,230
2021-2022$6,022$19,352$12,696
Change % 2021-20220.70%0.22%3.81%
2022-2023$6,064$19,394$13,180
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Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
Cost estimates for 2022-2023 are based on last year's rate of change.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees is $7,415 and out-of-state tuition and fees is $21,216 for the academic year 2021-2022. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees is a little bit lower than the average amount ($9,067) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees is higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($16,132 - public Master's College and University (medium programs)).
The 2023 estimated tuition & fees at MSU Billings is $7,752 for Montana residents and $22,236 for out-of-state students. It is an estimated costs based on the last two years' tuition change rate and It may differ from the actual costs.
MSU Billings Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$7,093 $20,243$12,230
2021-2022$7,415$21,216$12,696
Change % 2021-20224.54%4.81%3.81%
2022-2023$7,752$22,236$13,180
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Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
Cost estimates for 2022-2023 are based on last year's rate of change.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at MSU Billings. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour is $251 for Montana residents and $807 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour is $234 for Montana residents and $814 for out-of-state students.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2021-2022)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2020-2021$187$737
2021-2022$251$807
2022-2023$337$884
Graduate2020-2021$223$775
2021-2022$234$814
2022-2023$246$855
The 2022 costs per credit hour has been officially published by IPEDS and 2023 costs is estimated based on the change rate of last two years.
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $34,300 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $38,700 for Montana State University Billings graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$34,300$40,100$30,500
7 Years After Graduation$32,500--
8 Years After Graduation$37,300--
9 Years After Graduation$35,200--
10 Years After Graduation$38,700$48,500$32,500
The next table compares the tuition & fees between Montana State University Billings and its similar schools. The similar schools are based on factors such as school type, level, and rivalry schools.
Tuition Comparison between Montana State University Billings and Similar Schools
In-StateOut-of-State
Montana State University Billings$6,022$19,352
Montana State University$7,528$28,264
The University of Montana$7,432$28,416
Montana Technological University$7,400$22,570
The University of Montana-Western$5,726$17,190
Montana State University-Northern$5,955$18,665

Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees and Costs of Attendance

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid

How Much is the tuition for 4 years at MSU Billings?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated tuition for 4 years is $24,324 for Montana residents and $77,673 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at Montana State University Billings have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
Projected Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$6,046$6,069$6,093$6,117$24,324
Out-of-State$19,379$19,405$19,432$19,458$77,673
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$6,069$6,093$6,117$6,140$24,419
Out-of-State$19,405$19,432$19,458$19,485$77,780
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$6,093$6,117$6,140$6,164$24,514
Out-of-State$19,432$19,458$19,485$19,512$77,886
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$6,117$6,140$6,164$6,188$24,610
Out-of-State$19,458$19,485$19,512$19,538$77,993
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$6,140$6,164$6,188$6,213$24,706
Out-of-State$19,485$19,512$19,538$19,565$78,100
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated 4-years COA is $81,896 for Montana residents and $135,246 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at Montana State University Billings have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at Montana State University Billings.
Four(4) Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$20,344$20,430$20,520$20,610$81,896
Out-of-State$33,677$33,766$33,856$33,946$135,246
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$20,430$20,517$20,607$20,697$82,245
Out-of-State$33,766$33,856$33,946$34,037$135,605
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$20,517$20,605$20,695$20,785$82,595
Out-of-State$33,856$33,946$34,037$34,128$135,967
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$20,605$20,692$20,783$20,874$82,946
Out-of-State$33,946$34,037$34,128$34,219$136,330
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$20,692$20,780$20,872$20,963$83,300
Out-of-State$34,037$34,128$34,219$34,311$136,694
Last year, 63% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $64,392 for Montana residents and $117,742 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at Montana State University Billings have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at Montana State University Billings.
Four(4) Years Costs of Attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$15,968$16,054$16,144$16,234$64,392
Out-of-State$29,301$29,390$29,480$29,570$117,742
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$16,054$16,141$16,231$16,321$64,741
Out-of-State$29,390$29,480$29,570$29,661$118,101
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$16,141$16,229$16,319$16,409$65,091
Out-of-State$29,480$29,570$29,661$29,752$118,463
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$16,229$16,316$16,407$16,498$65,442
Out-of-State$29,570$29,661$29,752$29,843$118,826
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$16,316$16,404$16,496$16,587$65,796
Out-of-State$29,661$29,752$29,843$29,935$119,190

Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2022 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Montana State University Billings.
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Montana State University Billings 2022 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$6,022$1,540$12,696$19,352$1,540 $12,696
Graduate$7,415 $1,540$12,696$21,216 $1,540$12,696

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