Graduate Program Overview

Montana State University is a four-years, public school located in Bozeman, Montana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $6,805 for Montana residents and $22,391 for out-of-state students. It offers ninety-eight (98) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMontana State University
TypeFour-years, Public
AddressMontana State University, Bozeman, MT
Graduate School Students1,988 students
1,503 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$6,805
Out-of-State$22,391
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 98 Graduate Programs
54 Master's, 27 Doctorate, 17 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Montana State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Montana residents, the tuition & fees are $6,805 and $22,391 for non-Montana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $283 for Montana residents and $1,136 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$5,089$20,447
Fees$1,716$1,944
Cost per Credit$283$1,136
Books & Supplies$1,450
Room & Board$10,400 (On-Campus) / $10,400 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,908 (On-Campus) / $3,908 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,563$38,149
Off-Campus Total$22,563$38,149
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$6,378$6,559$6,606$6,650$6,805
Out-of-State$18,458$19,845$20,502$21,446$22,391

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Montana State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 98 major areas - 54 Master's , 27 Doctorate , 17 Post-Bachelor'. 408 students have been conferred Master's degree and 90 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total4089093-
Men1883615-
Women2205478-
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Agriculture
Natural Resources and Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Work and Family Studies
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Agriculture
Natural Resources and Conservation
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Psychology
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 16,218 students enrolled in Montana State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,988 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 841 male and 1,147 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 551 full-time and 1,437 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,503 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 37 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,988
Men Students841
Women Students1,147
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,988
Full-time Students551
Part-time Students1,437
By race/ethnicity 1,579 White, 3 Black, and 22 Asian students are attending at Montana State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,988
American Indian /
Native American
35
Asian22
Black3
Hispanic91
White1,579
Two or more races73
Un-Known28
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Montana State University, 1,503 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 37 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,988
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,503
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses37
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses448
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,503
Montana Resident706
Other State In U.S.788
Outside of U.S.9



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