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Montana State University

Bozeman, Montana
Montana Hall, the second building constructed on campus. The Office of the President is located here. credit: Tim Evanson
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Overview
Public
12,248 Undergraduates
83% Admissions Rate
Town: Remote
Public
Region: West
Division 1
Size: Medium
Doctoral
Montana State University
Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana
59717
(406) 994-0211
www.montana.edu/

Montana State University, a public, land-grant university located in Bozeman, Montana, is one of the top 205 institutions of higher education in the United States. It was established in 1893, and its name was the Agricultural College of the State of Montana. In 1965, it was renamed Montana State University. Today, it sits on more than 1,100 acres of land in a college town. Its motto is “Mountains & Minds.” Notable alumni include microbiologist Maurice Hilleman, United States Senator Steve Daines, film director John Dahl, historian Sarah Vowell, football player Jan Stenerud, TV personality and comedian Craig Kilborn, alpine skier Doug Coombs, artist Peter Voulkos and artist Rudy Autio. The school’s colors are blue and gold, its mascot is Champ and its teams are called the Bobcats. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I -- Big Sky, and there are 14 varsity teams. Varsity sports offered by Montana State University include men’s football, basketball, cross country, skiing, indoor and outdoor track and field and tennis, and women’s cross country, golf, skiing, basketball, indoor and outdoor track and field and tennis. Club sports include alpine skiing, cycling, polo, triathlon, women’s lacrosse and wrestling.

Location

Bozeman is a town in and the seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States. Located in southwest Montana, the 2010 census put Bozeman's population at 37,280 and by 2016 the population rose to 45,250, making it the fourth largest city in Montana. It is the principal city of the Bozeman, MT Micropolitan Statistical Area, consisting of all of Gallatin County with a population of 97,304. More from Wikipedia...

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restaurants score

Students
55%

Men

45%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

731

New Transfer Students

Admissions
83%

Acceptance Rate

22%

Enrollment Yield

1010-1250

SAT Range

15,996

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$14,953

Typical Cost

$24,071

Out-Of-State (published)

$7,079

In-State (published)

84%

Recieve Financial Aid

89%

Have Loans

$12,750

Median Debt

Academics
19.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Business Economics

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many on campus

Party Scene:

Notable, known as a party school
Athletics
Football Conference:

Big Sky Conference

Basketball Conference:

Big Sky Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Big Sky Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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