Resources › For Students and Parents Montana State University Billings Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print MSU Billings. sara goth / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated October 19, 2017 Montana State University - Billings Admissions Overview: To apply to MSU - Billings, students will need to submit an application, SAT or ACT scores, and a high school transcript. The school has open admissions, meaning that all eligible students have the opportunity to study there. That said, most admitted students have grades in the "A" or "B" range, and SAT or ACT scores that are average or better. For more information about applying, and about MSU, be sure to visit the school's website, get in touch with the admissions office, or make a visit to the campus. Admissions Data (2016): Montana State University Acceptance Rate: -Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What these ACT numbers mean Montana State University Billings Description: Founded in 1927, Montana State University Billings is a four-year, public institution of about 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students supported by a student/faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The 110-acre campus is located in Billings, the largest city in Montana. MSU offers a wide range of academic programs including 27 Associate degrees, 28 Bachelor’s degrees, 17 Master’s degrees, and 12 Certificates of Applied Science. These degrees are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Allied Health Professions, Education, Business, and City College. The university is also proud of its international and study abroad programs. For fun on campus, MSU has a long list of student clubs and organizations including the Billings Paranormal Activity Society, the Potter’s Guild, and a variety of intramural sports. For intercollegiate athletics, the MSU Yellowjackets compete in the NCAA Division II Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) for sports including men’s and women’s golf, cross country, and tennis. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 4,362 (3,968 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female63% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $5,826 (in-state); $18,216 (out-of-state)Books: $1,460 (why so much?)Room and Board: $7,690Other Expenses: $4,120Total Cost: $19,096 (in-state); $31,486 (out-of-state) Montana State University Billings Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 88%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 74%Loans: 57%Average Amount of AidGrants: $5,041Loans: $5,285 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business, Elementary Education, Liberal Studies, Psychology, Public Relations, Special Education Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 54%Transfer Out Rate: 24%4-Year Graduation Rate: 9%6-Year Graduation Rate: 23% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Baseball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, CheerleadingWomen's Sports: Track and Field, Softball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Volleyball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Montana State Billings, You May Also Like These Schools: University of MontanaCarroll CollegeUniversity of WyomingMontana TechWashington State UniversityColorado State University (Fort Collins)University of IdahoEastern Washington UniversityBoise State UniversityOregon State UniversityUniversity of Oregon Montana State University Billings Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.msubillings.edu/geninfo/mission.htm "MSU Billings provides a university experience characterized by: Excellent TeachingSupport for Individual LearningEngagement in Civic ResponsibilityIntellectual, Cultural, Social & Economic Community Enhancement"