(Based on Estimated 2022-2023 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
 
2022-2023 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident WRGP
Tuition & Fees* 7600 22160 10920
Books & Supplies** 1160 1160 1160
Room & Board*** 7600 7600 7600
Total: 14780 30920  19680
Loan Fees 70 80 80
Transportation 2290 2570 2570
Miscellaneous 2450 2740 2710
Total + other costs 19590 36310  25040

 

Online Only 9+ Credits
2022-2023 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident
Tuition & Fees* 7750 13780
Books & Supplies** 1160 1160
Room & Board*** 7600 7600
Total: 16510 22540
Loan Fees 80 80
Transportation 2470 2470
Miscellaneous 2740 2740
Total + other costs 21800 27830

 

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

 

On Campus 7-8 Credits
 
2022-2023 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident WRGP
Tuition & Fees* 5310 14430 7520
Books & Supplies** 790 790 790
Room & Board*** 7600 7600 7600
Total: 13700 22820 15910
Loan Fees 80 80 80
Transportation 2570 2570 2570
Miscellaneous 2740 2740 2740
Total + other costs 19090 28210 21300

 

Online Only 7-8 Credits
2022-2023 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident
Tuition & Fees* 5170 9380
Books & Supplies** 790 790
Room & Board*** 7600 7600
Total: 13560 17770
Loan Fees 80 80
Transportation 2470 2470
Miscellaneous 2740 2740
Total + other costs 18850 23060

 

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

 

On Campus 5-6 Credits
 
2022-2023Costs MT Resident Non-Resident WRGP
Tuition & Fees* 3960 10800 5540
Books & Supplies** 640 640 640
Room & Board*** 7600 7600 7600
Total: 12200 19040 13780
Loan Fees 80 80 80
Transportation 2570 2570 2570
Miscellaneous 2740 2740 2740
Total + other costs 17950 24430 19170

 

Online Only 5-6 Credits
2022-2023 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident
Tuition & Fees* 4250 7040
Books & Supplies** 640 640
Room & Board*** 7600 7600
Total: 12490 15280
Loan Fees 80 80
Transportation 2470 2470
Miscellaneous 2740 2740
Total + other costs 17780 20570

 

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

 

On Campus 1-4 Credits
 
2022-2023 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident WRGP
Tuition & Fees* 2430 5110 2990
Books & Supplies** 310 310 310
Room & Board*** 0 0 0
Total: 2740 5420 3300
Loan Fees 0 0 0
Transportation 850 850 850
Miscellaneous 0 0 0
Total + other costs 3590 6270 4150

 

Online Only 1-4 Credits
2022-2023 Costs MT Resident Non-Resident
Tuition & Fees* 2440 3400
Books & Supplies** 310 310
Room & Board*** 0 0
Total: 2750 3710
Loan Fees 0 0
Transportation 850 850
Miscellaneous 0 0
Total + other costs 3600 4560

 

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.