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Quick Facts 2012-2013

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up arrowAffiliated Campuses

On July 1, 1994, the Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education restructured the state's colleges and universities into two umbrella universities, Montana State University and the University of Montana. MSU is the home campus for Montana State University, with the following affiliates:

Some data for schools in the Montana University System are available through the MUS website. Some data vary, according to when they were generated. MSU's websites generally use Fall semester 15th class day snapshot files for our reporting.



Up Arrow Accreditation

MSU-Billings has been accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges (NWCCU). Eligible professional programs within the University are accredited by the following agencies:

  • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

The College of Technology is accredited by the following agencies:

  • National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence
  • Montana Board of Nursing


Up Arrow Term Calendar

Academic Year 2013-2014

http://www.msubillings.edu/newscal/calendar.htm



Up Arrow Enrollment by College

Headcount enrollment in fall of 2013 was 4,969 students.

College Undergrad Post Bacc/Graduate Total
Arts & Sciences 1354 88 1442
Business 733 33 766
Education & Human Services 363 212 575
College of Allied Health 455 119 574
City College 1308 0 1308
No College Designated 252 52 304
Total 4465 504 4969


Up Arrow Full and Part Time Enrollment

The fall semester of 2013 had a total enrollment of 4,969 students. Of these, 3389 (68%) attended full time and 1580 (32%) attended part time.

Senior Campus
Undergraduates
  Full Time   Part Time   Total   TOTAL
Male Female Male Female Male Female
Non-degree 6 4 12 26 18 30 48
First-Time Freshmen 167 250 16 34 183 284 467
Continuing Freshmen 192 242 58 95 250 337 587
Sophomores 181 291 25 70 206 361 567
Juniors 173 308 40 91 213 399 612
Seniors 192 402 93 190 284 592 876
       Subtotal 911 1497 243 506 1154 2003 3157
Graduates Male Female Male Female Male Female TOTAL
Post Baccalaureate 12 18 7 39 19 57 76
Master's Candidates 45 126 44 136 89 262 351
Nondegree Graduates 4 5 17 51 21 56 77
      Subtotal 61 149 68 226 129 375 504
Total Senior Campus 972 1646 312 732 1283 2378 3661
City College Male Female Male Female Male Female TOTAL
First-Time Freshman 136 104 7 29 143 133 276
Continuing Freshman 81 81 31 106 112 187 299
Sophomores 117 58 19 70 136 128 264
Others 94 88 44 82 138 170 308
Early High School 7 5 65 84 72 89 161
      Subtotal 435 336 166 371 601 707 1308
Total MSU-Billings 1407 1982 447 1103 1884 3085 4969
               


Up Arrow Student Demographics

The student body attending fall semester of 2013 had the following characteristics:

Sex UNIV CC Total %
Male 1283 601 1884 37.9%
Female 2378 707 3085 62.1%
Ethnicity UNIV CC Total %
African American 39 14 53 1.1%
Asian American 32 14 46 0.9%
Hispanic American 151 43 194 3.9%
American Indian 226 88 314 6.3%
Caucasian 2983 1127 4110 82.7%
Multi-Racial 34 9 43 0.9%
Unknown 32 8 40 0.8%
Non-Resident Alien 153 5 158 3.2%
Age Undergraduate UNIV CC    
Average 25.2 25.3    
Fee Status UNIV CC Total %
Resident 3146 1233 4379 88%
WUE 287 46 333 7%
Non-Resident 228 29 257 5%
Geographic Region UNIV CC Total %
Yellowstone County 1779 805 2584 52%
Other Montana 1280 424 1704 34.3%
Out-of-State 449 74 523 10.5%
Non-Resident Alien 153 5 158 3.2%

Geographic origin is not the same as fee status. Students may come from other states and establish residency in Montana, and students from Montana whose parents are residents of other states may not have resident fee status.

Students attending MSU-Billings in fall of 2012 originally came from 55 counties in Montana, 40 U.S. states, and 21 foreign countries.



Up Arrow Degrees Awarded

In 2012-13, the University awarded 1017 degrees.

History of Degrees Award by Type
Senior
Campus
  2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13
Associate Degrees 18 21 29 33 32 40 32 25
Bachelor's Degrees 524 513 550 540 547 533 510 568
Master's Degrees 99 110 121 106 128 125 152 139
Total SR Degrees 641 644 700 679 707 698 694 732
     
City College 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13
Certificates
14 29 31 32 28 29 36 26
Associate Degrees 154 174 203 189 196 212 291 259
Total CC Degrees 168 203 234 221 224 241 327 285
     
Grand Total Degrees 809 847 934 900 931 939 1021 1017


Up Arrow Academic Programs

MSU-Billings offers the following degree offerings:

  • 12 Certificates of Applied Science
  • 27 Associate degrees (which includes 1 ASN, 6 AS, 16 AAS and 4 AA degrees)
  • 28 Bachelor's degrees
  • 17 Master's

For more information on specific programs, visit Degrees & Majors:



Up Arrow Athletics

MSU Billings is a member of the NCAA II Great Northwest Conference.

  • Men compete in baseball, basketball, track & field, cross country, golf, soccer, and tennis.
  • Women compete in basketball, volleyball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track & field, and volleyball.

The school colors are blue and gold, and teams are nicknamed "The Yellowjackets."

For more information about Yellowjacket Athletics, contact

Ms. Krista Monteque
Interim Director of Athletics
Montana State University Billings
1500 University Drive
Billings, MT  59101
or visit Yellowjacket Athletics online.


Up Arrow Student Expenses

Financial Aid Services and the Business Office estimate the following expenses for a full-time undergraduate student attending school during fall and spring semesters:

 

2013-2014

University Campus

In-State Out-of-State WUE
Tuition/Fees* $5,745 $17,093 $8,065
Room/Board $6,470 $6,470 $6,470
Books/Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Total $13,215 $24,563 $15,535

 

 

2013-2014

City College

In-State Out-of-State WUE
Tuition/Fees* $3,765 $7,742 $5,122
Room/Board $6,470 $6,470 $6,470
Books/Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Total $11,235 $15,212 $12,592

*Tuition is subject to change by the Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education. All online courses are subject to an additional $20.00 per credit fee up to a maximum of $240.00. If you have any questions about the current fees, please call the Business Office at (406) 657-2301.

**The Western Undergraduate Exchange is available to qualifying students from AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID,NV, NM, ND, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY and Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands.

For more information, please consult the detailed fee schedules for 2013-2014 (Money Matters)



Up Arrow Financial Aid & Scholarships

Please visit Financial Aid online for more information about aid available through Montana State University Billings.

Please visit Scholarships online for more information about scholarships available through Montana State University Billings.



Up Arrow General Operations Funding

MSU Billings legislative appropriation for 2012-13 was collected and spent as follows ("Unrestricted Operating Account",  Reports CHE101 and CHE102):

Tuition & Fees $21,859,250 52% Instruction $20,342,622 48.4%
Miscellaneous $639,975 1.5% Research $135,700 0.3%
General Fund $19,552,862 46.5% Public Service $411,950 1%
Total $40,052,087 100% Academic Support $3,479,169 8.3%
Student Services $4,849,224 11.5%
Institutional Support $4,319,222 10.3%
Physical Plant $6,026,940 14.3%
Scholarships $2,487,220 5.9%
Total $42,052,087 100%

For additional details see:
http://mus.edu/data/operating_budgets/FY13/MSU-Billings_rollup.pdf



Up Arrow Employees

Based on a spring 2013 snapshot of personnel, MSU Billings employs 479 permanent faculty and staff, 181 part time faculty and staff and 21 graduate assistants.

Number of Employees Full Time   Tenured   Tenure Track   No Tenure   TOTAL
Instruction/Faculty 85 39 37 161
Executive/Administrative 0 0 0 80
Other Professionals 0 0 0 92
Technical & Paraprofessionals 0 0 0 26
Office/Admin Support 0 0 0 61
Skilled crafts 0 0 0 11
Service/Maintenance 0 0 0 48
Subtotal 85 39 37 479
Number of Employees Part Time Tenured Tenure Track No Tenure TOTAL
Instruction/Faculty 0 0 165 165
Executive/Administrative 0 0 0 5
Other Professionals 0 0 0 5
Technical & Paraprofessionals 0 0 0 2
Office/Admin Support 0 0 0 4
Skilled crafts 0 0 0 0
Service/Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Graduate Assistant 0 0 0 21
Subtotal 0 0 165 202
Total MSU-Billings 85 39 202 681


Up Arrows Information Contacts

Admissions and Records 406-657-2158
Campus Operator 406-657-2011
Career Services 406-657-2168
Chancellor's Office 406-657-2300
Financial Aid Services 406-657-2188
Housing & Residence Life 406-657-2333
Information Technology Help Desk 406-247-5700
MSU-Billings Athletics 406-657-2369
MSU-Billings Foundation 406-657-2244
New Student Services 406-657-2888
Provost's Office 406-657-2367
Registrar 406-657-2158
University Relations 406-657-2266

Please see our online directories for phone numbers and e-mail addresses for individual faculty, staff, and administration.

 


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