Rank: 364

Montana State University

Bozeman, MTwww.montana.edu/
Median SAT/ACT
1140/25
Enrollment
14,600
Established in 1893 as the state's land-grant institution, Montana State University is located in Bozeman, about 90 miles from Yellowstone National Park. With more than 15,600 students, it is Montana's largest university and the largest research entity in the state. Students can choose from more than 150 academic programs. Research spending typically exceeds $100 million, offering undergrads and grad students...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$21,200
% of students who get any grants
46%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$15,600
Average price for low-income students
$13,600
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
71%
% of need met
75%
% of students who get merit* grants
9%
Average merit grant
$1,900
student success
Graduation rate
52%
Average time to a degree
4.7 years
Average student debt
$13,775
Average salary within 5 years
$49,300
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
22%
admissions
Acceptance rate
83%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1140/25
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
rolling

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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I love the school and I can't imagine going anywhere else. The courses are great, but some professors can be rude. I really love the diversity in classes that we have to take, core courses are manageable and interesting, and overall I think that the class sizes are mostly really...
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Many students get jobs after graduating. The career fair is huge, although they have lots of engineering companies that show up. The Student Success center is a great resource for a variety of topics including job searching....
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Met a lot of fun, outdoorsy people. Lots of people from surrounding states. Lots of outdoor opportunities. The degree programs are usually ranked pretty well, especially Film/Photography, Engineering, and Agriculture. Best location for many activities and places to explore. Right next to the mountains, Bridger Bowl, Big Sky, Yellowstone National...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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