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Montana State University - Billings Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Billings, MT

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $20,087
Out-of-state: $33,280
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $5,921
Out-of-state: $19,114
Room and Board
$8,186
Books and Supplies
$1,550
Other Expenses
$4,430
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002530
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
467 (88.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
342 (73.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
340 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
112 (32.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$9,808
Need-Based Gift
Received by 309 (90.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,795
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 264 (77.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,851
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 14 (4.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
90 (17.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,331

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,765 (77.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,376 (78.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,357 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
398 (29.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$10,523
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,155 (85.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,942
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,117 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,731
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 28 (2.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
157 (6.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,008

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
57%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,139
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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