Office of International Studies

About the University

McMullen Hall on the MSU Billings university campusFounded in 1927, the university continues to nurture a longstanding tradition of educational access, teaching excellence, civic engagement and community enhancement in an urban setting. 


Every year, in the classroom and in the community, over 5000 students receive a well-rounded unique education and training in over 160 academic degree programs representing Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees awarded by the University's five colleges.


Montana State University Billings is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and is a proud member of the public Montana University System.


International students at MSU Billings enjoy living and studying at three different campus locations located throughout the city of Billings on 110 park-like acres at the base of the spectacular Rimrocks and enjoy taking part in the International Studies Club and actively engaging in a variety of social, cultural, service, athletic and educational events and activities scheduled throughout the year. Additionally, students earning their degree from MSU Billings have excellent opportunities for participating in service learning and internship programs that enable them to gain practical and professional experience in their area of study while earning credit toward completing their degree.


downtown BillingsBillings, Montana - Small, Safe & Convenient with "Big City" Benefits

Located in Billings, Montana - the largest city in the state - with a population of over 100,000 people, students at Montana State University Billings enjoy the comfort and convenience of pursuing their education in a small, safe and friendly community which is also large enough to provide access to "Big City" attractions such as restaurants, shopping, sports, theatres, museums, concerts, and many parks & outdoor recreational activities. Billings also serves as a primary destination for tourism because of its close proximity to many western historical sites, beautiful landscapes and scenery with great access to majestic mountains, rivers, lakes and the world famous Yellowstone National Park. Billings is also the primary airline transportation hub in the region with easy access to flights to & from other major travel destinations throughout the United States.


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