University Campus - Associate & Bachelor Degrees

(Based on Estimated 2020-2021 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).

Montana Residents

 

On Campus
2020-2021 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 6040 5060 3530 2040
Books & Supplies** 1540 1040 700 340
Room & Board*** 7070 7070 7070 0
Total: 14650 13170 11300 2380
Loan Fees 70 70 70 0
Transportation 2170 2170 2170 715
Miscellaneous 2390 2390 2390 0
Total + other costs 19280 17800 15930 3095

 

Online Only
2020-2021 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 6310 5020 3410 1920
Books & Supplies** 1540 1040 700 340
Room & Board*** 7070 7070 7070 0
Total: 14920 13130 11180 2260
Loan Fees 70 70 70 0
Transportation 2000 2000 2000 715
Miscellaneous 2390 2390 2390 0
Total + other costs 19380 17590 15640 2975

 

WUE

 

On Campus
2020-2021 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 8420 7090 4820 2710
Books & Supplies** 1540 1040 700 340
Room & Board*** 7070 7070 7070 0
Total: 17030 15200 12590 3050
Loan Fees 70 70 70 0
Transportation 2170 2170 2170 715
Miscellaneous 2390 2390 2390 0
Total + other costs 21660 19830 17220 3765

 

Non-Residents

 

On Campus
2020-2021 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 19370 15840 10740 5640
Books & Supplies** 1540 1040 700 340
Room & Board*** 7070 7070 7070 0
Total: 27980 23950 18510 5980
Loan Fees 70 70 70 0
Transportation 2170 2170 2170 715
Miscellaneous 2390 2390 2390 0
Total + other costs 32610 28580 23140 6695

 

Online Only
2020-2021 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 10930 9240 5830 3010
Books & Supplies** 1540 1040 700 340
Room & Board*** 7070 7070 7070 0
Total: 19540 17350 13600 3350
Loan Fees 70 70 70 0
Transportation 2000 2000 2000 715
Miscellaneous 2390 2390 2390 0
Total + other costs 24000 21810 18060 4065

 

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               
  • Sustainable Energy  $500/year                
  • Athletic Training $1,850/year       

For the purposes of financial aid undergraduate students are packaged at the full time COA (12 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 12 credits, or if your tuition and fees exceed the weighted average amount originally used in the COA.

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

*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: Freshman are required to live on campus unless they have an approved exemption. 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.