Institutional Research, Analysis, and Programming

Quick Facts 2017-2018

Organization

Enrollment

Programs

Expenses

Miscellaneous



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 ArrowAccreditation

MSU-Billings has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Eligible programs within the University are accredited by the following agencies:

  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • 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
  • Council on Rehabilitation Education

City College programs are approved by:

  • National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence Montana Board of Nursing
  • National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation
  • Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair
  • Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions
  • International Fire Service Accreditation Congress

Up ArrowTerm Calendar

Academic Year 2017-2018

 


Up ArrowEnrollment by College

Headcount enrollment in fall of 2017 was 4,401 students.


College Undergrad Graduate Total
Allied Health Professions 375 102 477
Arts & Sciences 958 38 996
Business 627 - 627
Education 263 240 503
No College Designated 227 - 227
City College 1,571 - 1,571
Total 4,021 380 4,401


Up ArrowFull and Part Time Enrollment

The fall semester of 2017 had a total enrollment of 4,401 students. Of these, 2,563 (58.2%) attended full time and 1,838 (41.8%) attended part time.



University Campus
Undergraduates
  Full Time   Part Time   Total   TOTAL
Male Female Male Female Male Female
First-Time Freshmen (IPEDS Definition) 140 237 11 36 151 273 424
Continuing Freshmen 116 172 31 65 147 237 384
Sophomore 115 192 33 66 148 258 406
Junior 116 220 24 89 140 309 449
Senior 148 297 74 139 222 436 658
Postbaccalaureate 8 11 17 22 25 33 58
Non-degree 7 11 17 36 24 47 71
       Subtotal 650 1,140 207 453 857 1,593 2,450
Graduates Male Female Male Female Male Female TOTAL
Master's Candidates 38 123 36 119 74 242 316
Non-degree 2  - 11 51 13 51 64
      Subtotal 40 123 47 170 87 293 380
Total University Campus 690 1,263 254 623 944 1,886 2,830
City College Male Female Male Female Male Female TOTAL
First-Time Freshman (IPEDS Definition)  99 65 13 46 112 111 223
Continuing Freshman 95 44 31 141 126 185 311
Sophomore 86 69 32 96 118 165 283
Other Degree Seeking 63 71 41 107 104 178 282
High School 7 11 180 268 187 279 466
Non-Degree - - 3 3 3 3 6
      Subtotal

350

260 300 661 650 921 1,571
Total MSU-Billings 1,040 1,523 554 1,284 1,594 2,807 4,401


Up ArrowStudent Demographics

The student body attending fall semester of 2017 had the following characteristics:

Gender University Campus City College Total %
Male 944 650 1,594 36.2%
Female 1,886 921 2,807 63.8%
Race/Ethnicity (IPEDS methodology) University Campus City College Total %
African American 35 14 49 1.1%
Asian American 27 14 41 0.9%
Hispanic American 151 90 241 5.5%
American Indian 124 61 185 4.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 11 1 12 0.3%
Caucasian 2,275 1,296 3,571 81.1%
Multi-Racial 99 57 156 3.5%
Unknown 29 33 62 1.4%
Non-Resident Alien 79 5 84 1.9%
Age Undergraduate University Campus City College  Total  
Average 25.3 24.0  24.8  
Fee Status University Campus City College Total %
Resident 2,458 1,473 3,931 89.3%
WUE 218 80 298 6.8%
Non-Resident 154 18 172 3.9%
Geographic Region University Campus City College Total %
Yellowstone County 1,392 999 2,391 54.3%
Other Montana 983 434 1,417 32.2%
Out-of-State 376 133 509 11.6%
Non-Resident Alien 79 5 81 1.9%

Race/Ethnicity as reported to IPEDS.

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 2017 originally came from 55 counties in Montana, 42 U.S. states, and 29 foreign countries.



Up ArrowDegrees Awarded

Degree counts do NOT include counts of second majors. In 2016-17, the University awarded 859 degrees.

Degrees Awarded by Type
University
Campus
  2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Associate Degrees 32 40 32 25 33 105 37 32
Bachelor's Degrees 504 492 465 518 469 527 523 477
Master's Degrees 128 125 152 139 127 152 115 110
Total SR Degrees 664 657 649 682 629 784 675 619
                   
City College   2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Certificates 28 29 36 26 26 39 22 42
Associate Degrees 196 211 291 259 240 239 227 198
Total CC Degrees 224 240 327 285 266 278 249 240
                   
Grand Total Degrees 888 897 976 967 895 1062 924 859


Up ArrowAcademic Programs

MSU-Billings offers the following degrees:

  • 2 Certificates of Technical Studies
  • 14 Certificates of Applied Science
  • 33 Associate (which includes 1 ASN, 14 AA/AS and 18 AAS)
  • 41 Bachelor's
  • 7 Master's

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



Up ArrowAthletics

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

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

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

For more information about Yellowjacket Athletics, contact

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


Up ArrowUndergraduate Student Expenses for 2017-2018

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

 

2017-2018

University Campus

In-State Out-of-State WUE
Tuition/Fees* $5,833 $18,723 $8,156
Room/Board $7,820 $7,820 $7,820
Books/Supplies $1,570 $1,570 $1,570
Total $15,223 $28,113 $17,546

 

 

2017-2018

City College

In-State Out-of-State WUE
Tuition/Fees* $3,836 $8,511 $5,197
Room/Board $7,820 $7,650 $7,820
Books/Supplies $1,570 $1,570 $1,570
Total $13,226 $17,901 $14,587

*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 2017-2018.



Up ArrowFinancial 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 ArrowGeneral Operations Revenue and Expenditures

The following represent the current unrestricted actual revenues and expenditures for Fiscal Year 2016.

Tuition & Fees $18,148,255 43.1%   Instruction $20,213,242 49.3%
State Allocations $23,064,756 54.8% Research $125,486 0.3%
General Fund $888,689 2.1% Public Service $340,602 0.8%
Total $42,101,700 100% Academic Support $3,442,370 8.4%
  Student Services $5,240,489 12.8%
Institutional Support $3,576,915 8.7%
Physical Plant $5,781,028 14.1%
Scholarships $2,310,901 5.6%
Total $41,031,033 100%

For additional details see: Budget Resource Book FY2017



Up ArrowEmployee Headcount

As of November 1, 2016 MSU Billings employed 456 full time faculty and staff, 180 part time faculty and staff, and 15 graduate students. 

Number of Employees Full Time   Tenured   Tenure Track   No Tenure   TOTAL
Instruction/Faculty 68 49 36 153
Executive/Administrative 5 0 70 75
Other Professionals 0 0 88 88
Technical & Paraprofessionals 0 0 27 27
Office/Admin Support 0 0 53 53
Skilled crafts 0 0 14 14
Service/Maintenance 0 0 46 46
Subtotal 73 49 334 456
Number of Employees Part Time Tenured Tenure Track No Tenure TOTAL
Instruction/Faculty 0 0 163 163
Executive/Administrative 0 0 2 2
Other Professionals 0 0 7 7
Technical & Paraprofessionals 0 0 1 1
Office/Admin Support 0 0 7 7
Skilled crafts 0 0 0 0
Service/Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Graduate Assistant 0 0 15 15
Subtotal 0 0 195 195
Total MSU-Billings 73 49 529 651
Source: IPEDS 2016-17 Human Resources Survey

Up ArrowsInformation 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.