Graduate Programs Overview

Montana State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Bozeman, Montana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,650 for Montana residents and $21,221 for other students in average.

It offers ninety-two graduate programs: 54 Master's, 25 Doctorate, 13 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 480 students have been conferred Master's degree and 91 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMontana State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressMontana State University, Bozeman, MT
Graduate School Students1,932 students
391 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,650
Out-of-State$21,221
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 92 Graduate Programs
54 Master's, 13 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $6,650 and $21,221 for non-Montana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $400 for Montana residents and $1,172 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$5,089$19,660
Fees$1,561$1,561
Cost per Credit$400$1,172
Books & Supplies$1,450
Room & Board$10,400 (On-Campus) / $10,400 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,838 (On-Campus) / $3,838 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,338$36,909
Off-Campus Total$22,338$36,909
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$6,202$6,378$6,559$6,606$6,650
Out-of-State$18,426$18,458$19,845$20,502$21,221

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Montana State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 92 major areas - 45 Master's (7 online programs), 25 Doctorate (2 online programs), 14 Post-Bachelor'(5 online programs). 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
Total4809182-
Men2343834-
Women2465348-
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.
Social Sciences
Agriculture
History
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Natural Resources And Conservation
Human Services
Psychology
Physical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
History
Physical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Engineering
Education
Computer And Information Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Computer And Information Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Architecture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Agriculture
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Physical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Engineering
Education
Engineering
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
English Language And Literature
Work and Family Studies
Engineering Technology
Engineering
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Engineering
Education

Graduate Student Population

Total 16,692 students enrolled in Montana State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,932 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 857 male and 1,075 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 487 full-time and 1,445 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 391 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 116 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,932
Men Students857
Women Students1,075
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,932
Full-time Students487
Part-time Students1,445
By race/ethnicity 1,546 White, 5 Black, and 16 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
Total1,932
American Indian /
Native American
34
Asian16
Black5
Hispanic60
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
1
White1,546
Two or more races71
Un-Known25
10 students are younger than 22 and 352 students are older than 65. The school has 1,068 students aged between 22 and 30 and 502 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,932
21 & Under10
22-24414
25-29654
30-34317
35-39185
40 & Over352
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, 391 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 116 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,932
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses391
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses116
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,425
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses391
Montana Resident149
Other State In U.S.229
Outside of U.S.13



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