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Montana State University Billings

Montana State University Billings

Check whether Montana State University Billings is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at Montana State University Billings

Montana State University Billings (MSUB) is a respected public research university located in Montana’s largest city. The University aims to empower all students, no matter their background, to succeed personally and professionally.

The University’s five colleges offer over 115 associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. Students can choose from a vast array of programs across fields including business, social science, education, healthcare, science, and the arts.

To provide students with the most enriching learning environments, MSUB is always investing in its two campuses. The sites are already home to state-of-the-art computer labs, modern housing, and outstanding athletic facilities.

There are many extracurricular activities to get involved with on-campus too. Join one of MSUB’s student-organizations, or lend a hand at one of the community volunteering events. If you’re a sports enthusiast, you can try out for an athletics team. The Yellowjackets compete in the NCAA II Great Northwest Conference in sports like basketball, cheer, soccer, and volleyball.

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Why study at MSUB?

  • Generous scholarship program

    MSUB awards over $1.65 million in student scholarships each year

  • Student-staff ratio

    Class sizes at MSUB are small, and the 18:1 student-staff ratio ensures students receive a personalized learning experience

  • Practical learning experiences

    Internship and placement opportunities allow students to put what they’ve learned into practice

Life as an international student

MSUB works tirelessly to ensure that every international student feels safe, welcome, and valued. The Office of International Studies (OIS) runs several support services, including one-to-one application advice, airport pick-up, health insurance guidance, and intensive English language programs.

The OIS oversees an innovative scheme called The Billings Friendship Families (BFF) Program. This is a cross-cultural exchange program where pupils and members of the local community come together to share their experiences and foster understanding.

Students also have access to a multicultural club, an international coffee hour, and an international food fair. International students are guaranteed student housing, and all campus eateries offer vegetarian and halal options.

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Montana State University Billings programs

Fees and funding

  • Certificate and Associates

    $9,010 per year

  • Undergraduate

    USD$19,550 per year

  • Graduate

    USD$17,450 per year

MSU Billings Explore Montana Awards

In our on-going effort to keep the cost of education affordable, Montana State University Billings (MSU Billings) has created a scholarship award especially for non-resident freshman and transfer students pursuing their first undergraduate degree at MSU Billings beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. Award amounts will vary from $500 to $10,000 per year and will be renewable.

Yellowstone Scholarship

The Office of International Studies Yellowstone Scholarship is a $1000/semester award proudly given to MSUB international students who are eligible, successfully complete the application process and selected.

Global Leadership Scholarship

The Office of International Studies Global Leadership Scholarship is an award proudly given to MSUB international students who are eligible, successfully complete the application process and are selected. This award will be given up to two students who fit one of the following preferences:

  • 1 award given to a student in financial need
  • 1 award given to student who further promotes the internationalization efforts at MSU Billings and the Billings community


Montana State University Billings

1500 University Dr, Billings, MT 59101, USA

Set in the largest city in the state, Montana State University Billings and the community of Billings combine for a unique college experience: engaged and encouraging faculty; friendly people; a supportive community; and incredible educational opportunities.