MSU Quick Facts

 

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Here you are— MSU in a nutshell.

  • Founded: 1893 as Montana Agriculture College
  • Campus size: 1,170 acres
  • Student Body: 15,294
  • Estimated yearly cost: $16,430 (resident); $31,020 (nonresident)
  • Male/female distribution: 54/46
  • Percentage of nonresidents: 30
  • Number of baccalaureate fields: 60
  • Average times an MSU student changes majors: 2 (national average: 3)
  • Degrees granted by MSU over 120-year history: 108,081
  • Number of Goldwater Scholars: 61
  • Number of student organizations on campus: 175+
  • Classification: Research university / very high research activity-rated in the top 2% of all institutions in the nation