University Campus - Master's Degrees

(Based on Estimated 2021-2022 Rates)

The Cost of Attendance is the ESTIMATED cost of completing a full year at Montana State University Billings (MSUB) and includes weighted averages for direct educational costs (tuition, fees, room, board, books and supplies), and other indirect educational expenses (miscellaneous personal expenses and transportation).

Full-Time Enrollment (9+ Credits per semester)

 

On Campus 9+ Credits
 
2021-2022 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident WRGP
Tuition & Fees* 6420 18570 9300
Books & Supplies** 1110 1110 1110
Room & Board*** 7250 7250 7250
Total: 14780 26930  17660
Loan Fees 70 70 70
Transportation 2290 2290 2290
Miscellaneous 2450 2450 2450
Total + other costs 19590 31740  22470

 

Online Only 9+ Credits
2021-2022 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident
Tuition & Fees* 6530 12010
Books & Supplies** 1110 1110
Room & Board*** 7250 7250
Total: 14890 20370
Loan Fees 70 70
Transportation 2110 2110
Miscellaneous 2450 2450
Total + other costs 19520 25000

 

3/4 Time Enrollment (7-8 Credits per semester)

 

On Campus 7-8 Credits
 
2021-2022 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident WRGP
Tuition & Fees* 5030 13030 6840
Books & Supplies** 810 810 810
Room & Board*** 7250 7250 7250
Total: 13090 21090 14900
Loan Fees 70 70 70
Transportation 2290 2290 2290
Miscellaneous 2450 2450 2450
Total + other costs 17900 25900 19710

 

Online Only 7-8 Credits
2021-2022 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident
Tuition & Fees* 5120 8750
Books & Supplies** 810 810
Room & Board*** 7250 7250
Total: 13180 16810
Loan Fees 70 70
Transportation 2110 2110
Miscellaneous 2450 2450
Total + other costs 17810 21440

 

1/2 Time Enrollment (5-6 Credits per semester)

 

On Campus 5-6 Credits
 
2021-2022 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident WRGP
Tuition & Fees* 3770 10000 5040
Books & Supplies** 640 640 640
Room & Board*** 7250 7250 7250
Total: 11660 17890 12930
Loan Fees 70 70 70
Transportation 2290 2290 2290
Miscellaneous 2450 2450 2450
Total + other costs 16470 22700 17740

 

Online Only 5-6 Credits
2021-2022 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident
Tuition & Fees* 3910 6780
Books & Supplies** 640 640
Room & Board*** 7250 7250
Total: 11800 14670
Loan Fees 70 70
Transportation 2110 2110
Miscellaneous 2450 2450
Total + other costs 16430 19300

 

Less than 1/2 Time Enrollment (1-4 Credits per semester)

 

On Campus 1-4 Credits
 
2021-2022 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident WRGP
Tuition & Fees* 2270 3490 2632
Books & Supplies** 300 300 300
Room & Board*** 0 0 0
Total: 2570 3790 2932
Loan Fees 0 0 0
Transportation 760 760 760
Miscellaneous 0 0 0
Total + other costs 3330 4550 3692

 

Online Only 1-4 Credits
2021-2022 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident
Tuition & Fees* 2300 3750
Books & Supplies** 300 300
Room & Board*** 0 0
Total: 2600 4050
Loan Fees 0 0
Transportation 755 755
Miscellaneous 0 0
Total + other costs 3355 4805

 

Tuition and fees are subject to approval and/or change by the Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education. All online courses are subject to an additional $30.00 per credit fee up to a maximum of $360.00, this fee has been included in the online-only COAs. If you have any questions about the current fees, please call the Student Accounts at (406) 657-2140.

The following degree programs have additional program fees not included in the COA values listed above:                                                                                                                                                     

  • Welding     $450/year                
  • Health Administration    $1,600/year                   
  • RN to BSN  $1,600/year                              
  • Athletic Training $1,850/year
  • Auto Body Program Fee $250/semester FA/SP
  • Music Program  Fee $100/semester FA/SP  
  • Radiology Technology Program Fee $120/semester  FA/SP
  • Ultrasound Technology Program Fee $175/semester FA/SP

For the purposes of financial aid graduate students are packaged at the graduate full time COA (9 or more credits per semester); however, the COA may be adjusted based on a student’s actual enrollment. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships to request an adjustment if you are enrolled in less than 9 credits, or if your tuition and fees exceed the weighted average amount originally used in the COA.

*Tuition & Fees reflect the weighted average cost based on enrollment type (full, ¾, ½ & less than ½ time).
** Books & Supplies may vary by program. This amount reflects a weighted average cost based on credit load. 
*** Room & Board: This amount reflects the weighted average cost of living both on and off campus, however students living off campus will not see these charges on their MSUB bill.