Montana State University

Bozeman, MT
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Montana State University Review

Bozeman, MT, Montana State University
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Career Preparation B+
Students and Culture A-
Facilities B+
Activities and Groups A-
A-
Excellent

Montana State University is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 15,236 students and offering 141 degrees in Bozeman, MT.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Montana State University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Engineering
669 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architecture
39
Building Construction Technology
0
Cad/cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/technician
14
Chemical Engineering
136
4
Civil Engineering
65
6
Computer Engineering
11
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
48
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
41
8
Engineering
7
Engineering
3
7
Engineering/industrial Management
1
Environmental Design/architecture
46
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
7
Environmental Science
14
7
Industrial Engineering
17
6
Land Use Planning and Management/development
5
9
Mechanical Engineering
118
5
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology/technician
37
Natural Resources/conservation
6
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Education and Liberal Arts
595 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Teacher Education
9
3
Art Studies
61
3
Curriculum and Instruction
11
3
Education
59
22
0
Educational Leadership and Administration
44
7
Elementary Education and Teaching
78
2
English Language and Literature
47
8
Foreign Languages and Literatures
37
General Studies
25
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
8
3
Liberal Arts
52
1
0
Music Teacher Education
9
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
6
79
Social Science Teacher Education
12
Technical Teacher Education
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
523 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
31
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping
15
Applied Economics
8
Business Administration and Management
3
Commerce
231
Economics
22
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
206
0
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Mathematics and Science
372 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science and Technology
14
Biochemistry
2
7
Biology
46
2
5
0
Biotechnology
12
Cellular Biology and Histology
70
Chemistry
14
0
2
10
Entomology
1
Geology/earth Science
49
15
2
7
Mathematics
17
23
4
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
26
2
4
Molecular Biology
0
2
Neuroscience
1
Optics/optical Sciences
1
Physics
12
8
3
4
Statistics
4
0
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Human and Social Sciences
313 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Indian/native American Studies
8
6
American/united States Studies/civilization
0
Anthropology
17
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling
33
History
47
9
1
Philosophy
9
Political Science
36
Psychology
84
4
Public Administration
5
Religion/religious Studies
0
Sociology
54
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Healthcare
270 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician
3
Medical Assistant
23
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
13
7
Registered Nurse
215
9
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Agriculture
138 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Business and Management
23
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
2
Animal Sciences
51
Plant Sciences
25
4
7
Range Science and Management
4
1
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
13
7
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
82 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cinematography and Film/video Production
50
16
Interior Design
4
Music
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Computer Technology
51 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
31
17
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Trades and Careers
22 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Machine Tool Technology/machinist
8
Welding
14
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Montana State University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Teacher Education
American Indian/native American Studies
Architecture
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling
Curriculum and Instruction
Education
Educational Leadership and Administration
Engineering
Land Use Planning and Management/development
Liberal Arts
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Specialized institution accreditations:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation English Language (A.C.E. Language Institute)
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 10 Reviews
Alumni
Business / Psychology, Class of 2011

classes that work on real-world scenarios and/or work with real businesses

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 2010

Internship Resume interview skills courses

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Engineering, Class of 2006

Not much. Was not impressed....

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Microbiology, Class of 1982

there wasn't any networking in the early 1980 had to just go out and find out for ourselves

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Marketing, Class of 2008

A lot of networking and specialized classes

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Photography, Class of 2009

Great technical and artistic training that gives students the needed knowledge, but I would recommend looking outside of the Photography Department for additional business training.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business - Marketing, Class of 2001

There weren't any that I was aware of.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 1987

I went in the Pre- Internet and PC days. Not sure what all is there now

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 10 Reviews
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 2010

academically competitive, outdoor recreation oriented,

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Engineering, Class of 2006

Mostly harm working kids...a lot of stress

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Microbiology, Class of 1982

college students wanting to learn

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Marketing, Class of 2008

Small town, white, low diversity

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Film and Photography, Class of 2012

small school, mostly in-state students, white, someone conservative

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Photography, Class of 2009

MSU students are great in general, and the school culture is definitely first rate with many alumni and graduates that remain loyal to the school and helping its students to succeed.

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 10 Reviews
Alumni
Business / Psychology, Class of 2011

When I was there some buildings were pretty tired but now many have been replaced with new buildings/technology

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Engineering, Class of 2006

Not sure about the dorms of dining...I was a non-trad. Only had one compute lab and it was nothing special.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Microbiology, Class of 1982

standard college facilities. there to learn not to judge what our school gave to us except an education

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Horticulture - labdscape design, Class of 2013

horrible food, descent computers, horrible dorms, ok classrooms

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Marketing, Class of 2008

They are updating things now but when I was enrolled there it was pretty rough

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Photography, Class of 2009

MSU Residence Life is well organized, and from first hand experience (as a former RA) I can say that the benefits of living on campus are great as long as you have the right mindset.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business - Marketing, Class of 2001

About 3 years behind in technology terms, but with the usual university facilities.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 10 Reviews
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 2010

Gym, outdoor recreation rentals, music

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Photography, Class of 2009

Activities and groups are generally well organized, but often lacking in their recruiting efforts, but if there's something you're interested in, go out and find it and there will definitely be a group you can join and benefit from.

Rated January 2016
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