Montana State University

Men's MCLA Contact: Chris Kelley
8 / 10
14,851 Undergrads / 16,814 Students
4 / 10
$15,801 Net Price
2 / 10
82% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Town: Remote

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
25% / 57%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Bobcats travel around the Northwestern region to states like Colorado, Washington, and Utah to take on teams like Regis University, University of Northern Colorado, Gonzaga University, and Utah State University. They also travel for in-state contests against University of Montana and University of Great Falls. In the past they have also traveled to play Western Oregon University and Boise State University.

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Where Grads Live
  • Great Falls Montana Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Billings Montana Area
  • Missoula Montana Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Spokane Washington Area
  • Boise Idaho Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Salt Lake City Area
  • Greater New York City Area
Where Grads Work
  • Boeing
  • Oracle
  • State of Montana
  • Microsoft
  • US Army
  • Micron Technology
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Wells Fargo
  • Intel Corporation
  • United States Air Force
  • US Forest Service
  • ThreeM
  • Bozeman Deaconess Health Services
  • Zoot Enterprises
  • BP
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Research
  • Arts and Design
  • Program and Project Management
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Support
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
500 - 620
540 - 660
1070 - 1330
20 - 27
20 - 27
21 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 480 - 610 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 18,637 8,387 10,250
% Admitted 82% 82% 82%
% Admits That Enroll 22% 27% 18%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.38
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (28%)
    Education (18%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (7%)
    Psychology (7%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (5%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (5%)
    Communication & Journalism (5%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (4%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    Health Professions (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    History (2%)
    Social Sciences (2%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    Foreign Languages
    Physical Sciences
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$7,277 $23,186
    Books & Supplies$1,450 $1,450
    Cost of Living$10,100 $10,100
    Personal Expenses$3,626 $3,626
    Sticker Price$22,453 $36,766

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    87% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship79%$6,276
    Federal Grants22%$4,865
    Pell Grants22%$4,573
    Other Federal11%$580
    State & Local Grants3%$8,313
    Institutional Grants69%$5,340
    Student Loans46%$6,859
    Federal Loans45%$5,877
    Other Loans3%$14,182

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $163 Million $9,707

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,505.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $13,000 $250

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.0%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,667 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $43,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.4 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 25% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 10 9
    Fondling 2 -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 2 2
    Burglary 3 3
    Motor Vehicle Theft 3 -
    Arson 3 3

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: STEM-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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