2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Admissions and Registration

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(406) 657-2158 or 1-800-565-MSUB
www.msubillings.edu

Montana State University Billings believes that every student who is academically capable of successfully completing a course of study available through MSU Billings should be given the opportunity of enrolling in the University without regard to age, creed, handicap, national origin, race or sex.

Montana State University Billings reaches out to encourage minority students to attend the institution.  Staff representatives of the Office of New Student and Retention Services make frequent visits to middle schools, high schools, community colleges, and tribal colleges to provide guidance to students as they consider and explore their educational future.

Admissions

New Students:  How to Apply

NOTE:  Students making application to attend Montana State University Billings should be aware that the Admission Requirements may have changed since the publication of this document.  Please contact the Office of Admissions and Records (406) 657-2158, 1-800-565-MSUB; or write to the Office of Admissions and Records, Montana State University Billings, 1500 University Drive, Billings, MT 59101-0298.

For additional information regarding admission or to obtain an application for admission, please:

  • Visit MSUB on the web at www.msubillings.edu
  • Email admissions@msubillings.edu
  • Contact the Office of New Student and Retention Services at (406) 657-2888, or 1-800-565-MSUB
  • Write to the Office of Admissions and Records, Montana State University Billings, 1500 University Drive, Billings, MT 59101-0298.
  1. Complete and submit an application for admission.  Applications will be processed only for the term that the applicant indicates on the application.

  2. Submit a $30.00 nonrefundable application fee (check or money order) with the application for admission.  A $40 nonrefundable fee is assessed to new graduate students.

  3. If you have not previously attended an accredited college or university, request an official transcript from your high school that includes the graduation date, final class rank, and grade point average and have it sent to the Office of Admissions and Records, Montana State University Billings, 1500 University Drive, Billings, MT 59101-0298.

  4. Before enrolling for an initial term, all post-secondary students must comply with immunization requirements of ARM 37.114.701-721:

    1. Students born in 1957 or later must provide evidence that they have received two measles and two rubella immunizations, with dose one administered at 12 months of age or later and dose two administered at least 28 days after dose one.  No measles vaccination before 1967 is valid.  No rubella vaccination before 1969 is valid.  As an alternative, a student may supply a laboratory report from a CLIA approved laboratory indicating that the student is immune to measles and/or rubella.
    2. Under ARM 37.114.711, a student may be conditionally enrolled for an initial term if the student has not received the second dose of measles and/or rubella vaccine provided they receive the second dose at least 28 days after the first dose and before the beginning of the succeeding school term.
    3. A student may be exempt from the above requirements for medical reasons (ARM 37.114.715) providing the student supplies a statement from a physician (MD or DO) holding a license to practice in the United States or Canada stating:  a) The specific immunization that is contraindicated; b) The time period the immunization is contraindicated; and c) The reasons for the contraindication.
    4. A student may be exempt from the above requirements for religious reasons providing the student supplies a notarized statement that immunizations are contrary to the student’s religious beliefs.  This notarized statement must be submitted annually by any student claiming a religious exemption (ARM 37.114.716).

When to Apply

Students wishing to attend Montana State University Billings should apply for admission as early as possible prior to the term in which enrollment is desired.

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