About the University
Nestled below rimrocks overlooking Montana’s largest city, Montana State University Billings is dedicated to delivering a transformative education for our students. Whether you are a traditional college student exploring your future or an adult learner looking to take the next step in your career, MSU Billings is here to help you succeed.
As a public university, MSUB offers affordable tuition for those interested in pursuing a certificate or an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree. There are many options to explore with our 115 academic programs through our five colleges—College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Health Professions and Science, and City College.
The MSU Billings community is a close-knit one. Our small class sizes with 18:1 student to faculty ratio ensure that instructors know your name and can provide tailored resources to help you achieve your goals. Our Center for Engagement can connect you with organizations, events, and communities of interest, helping you develop relationships with peers.
At MSU Billings, you’ll have the opportunity to take your learning beyond the classroom. From service learning to internships, you can put your education into practice and make connections that can lead to a rewarding career.
Students are at the heart of everything that MSU Billings does. Under the leadership of Chancellor Dan Edelman, enrollment continues to grow, with an expectation of 6,000 students by 2025. Our two campuses are also evolving. Construction is under way for a new state-of-the-art Yellowstone Science and Allied Health Building on the university campus. Our City College campus is in the center of major development on Billings’ west side.
As we look forward, MSU Billings will celebrate its 100th anniversary this decade. As many Yellowjackets have done before, come discover how an MSU Billings education can transform your life.
See also: MSUB History
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. Residents of Billings have a long track record of supporting the university through scholarships, internships and civic engagement. A regional retail, financial and medical hub, Billings offers vast array of job opportunities, personal connections and leadership opportunities via three campuses spread through the city.
Life on the main campus mirrors that of Billings: Students are happy to mingle on some of the 110 park-like acres at the base of the spectacular Rimrocks or take part in a variety of cultural, service, athletic or educational activities.
Whether a first-semester freshman, or a non-traditional student returning to complete your degree, all learners will find challenges that fulfill both individual goals and societal needs.
See also: Campus Maps & Parking Info
Net Price Calculators
The Net Price Calculators will provide an estimate based on tuition rates, costs, and financial aid awarded in a previous academic year. Please note that this estimate does not represent an actual award of financial assistance or a final net price. For current tuition rates and costs, please see Estimated Cost to Attend
The Montana State University Billings Police Department has eight sworn police officers who are certified by the State of Montana. The department handles police and criminal matters on University property and provides other public safety services. The Department of Student Affairs and Department of Facility Services help ensure a safe learning environment through secure entrance to residence halls, emergency phones and fire sprinkler-equipped residence classrooms and residence halls.
See also: University Police