Montana State University

Bozeman, MT
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Montana State University Reviews

Based on 40 Reviews
Montana State University Bozeman, MT
College Review
Career PreparationB+
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesB+
Activities and GroupsA-
A-
Excellent
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.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architecture
39
Biotechnology
12
Building Construction Technology
0
Cad/cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/technician
14
Chemical Engineering
136
4
Civil Engineering, General
65
6
Computer Engineering, General
11
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
48
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
41
8
Engineering
2
7
Engineering, Other
1
7
Engineering/industrial Management
1
Environmental Design/architecture
46
Environmental Science
14
7
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
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, General
6
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Teacher Education
9
3
Art/art Studies, General
61
3
Curriculum and Instruction
11
3
Education, General
59
22
0
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
44
7
Elementary Education and Teaching
78
2
English Language and Literature, General
47
8
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
37
General Studies
25
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
8
3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
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 pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
31
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping
15
Applied Economics
8
Business Administration and Management, General
3
Business/commerce, General
231
Economics, General
22
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General
206
0
7
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science and Technology, General
14
Biochemistry
2
7
Biology/biological Sciences, General
46
2
5
0
Biotechnology
12
Cell/cellular Biology and Histology
70
Chemistry, General
14
0
2
10
Entomology
1
Geology/earth Science, General
49
15
2
7
Mathematics, General
17
23
4
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
26
2
4
Molecular Biology
0
2
Neuroscience
1
Optics/optical Sciences
1
Physics, General
12
8
3
4
Statistics, General
4
0
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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, General
47
9
1
Philosophy
9
Political Science and Government, General
36
Psychology, General
84
4
Public Administration
5
Religion/religious Studies
0
Sociology
54
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician
3
Medical/clinical Assistant
23
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
13
7
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
215
9
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Business and Management, General
23
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
2
Animal Sciences, General
51
Plant Sciences, General
25
4
7
Range Science and Management
4
1
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
13
7
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cinematography and Film/video Production
50
16
Interior Design
4
Music, General
12
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
31
17
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Machine Tool Technology/machinist
8
Welding Technology/welder
14
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
  • Variable Rates: 1.25% APR - 11.10% APR. Fixed Rates: 4.25% APR - 12.35% APR. Lowest rates shown include the auto debit discount.1
  • Whether you're studying online or on campus, borrow up to 100% of the school-certified expenses4
  • Choose from multiple repayment options, including no payments while in school1
  • No origination fee or prepayment penalty2
  • The only undergraduate student loan that offers 4 months of Chegg® study help --a $100 value6
  • Cover up to 100% of your school-certified college costs including tuition, housing, books and more.1
  • Get a one-time cash reward for good grades.2
  • Variable rates: 1.24% - 11.99% APR3 (lowest APRs shown for Discover Student Loans are available for the most creditworthy applicants for undergraduate loans, and include an interest-only repayment discount and a 0.25% interest rate reduction while enrolled in automatic payments)
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  • Competitive fixed and variable APRs starting at 1.09%1
  • Multiple repayment options including: full principal and interest, interest-only, deferred, and flat payment
  • Flexible payment terms ranging from 5, 8, 10, and 15 years2
  • Coverage up to 100% of your school-certified cost of attendance ($1,000 minimum)3
  • No origination, application and processing fees, no fees for early repayment
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  • 9 month grace period (3 months more than most lenders)2
  • Fast application and decision-making process
  • Flexible repayment options
  • No fees for origination, disbursement, prepayment or late payment
  • Skip a payment once per year (once repayment period restarted)3
  • Covers up to 100% of the school's certified cost of attendance
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, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Engineering, Other
Land Use Planning and Management/development
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education

*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
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Didactic Program in Dietetics
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
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 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
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language (A.C.E. Language Institute)
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
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs
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
Horticulture - labdscape design, Class of 2013
not sure
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Marketing, Class of 2008
A lot of networking and specialized classes
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Film and Photography, Class of 2012
hardly any
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
Business / Psychology, Class of 2011
relaxed
Rated January 2016
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
Horticulture - labdscape design, Class of 2013
outdoor oriented
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
Alumni
Business - Marketing, Class of 2001
Liberal, progressive
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 1987
More rural than urban
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
Nursing, Class of 2010
Modern
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
Film and Photography, Class of 2012
so-so
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
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 1987
Top notch
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
Business / Psychology, Class of 2011
Unsure
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 2010
Gym, outdoor recreation rentals, music
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Engineering, Class of 2006
Not sure
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Microbiology, Class of 1982
na
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Horticulture - labdscape design, Class of 2013
outdoor sports
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Marketing, Class of 2008
Intramural sports
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Film and Photography, Class of 2012
skiing
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
Alumni
Business - Marketing, Class of 2001
Football, concerts, partying
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 1987
Outdoor sports dominate
Rated January 2016