General Admission Information

COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

Complete and submit the application for admission ONLINE or PRINTED along with a $30 non-refundable application fee to the  Office of Admissions.

HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY

Request your final, official high school transcript, GED scores, HiSET Scores, Advanced Placement scores, or any previous college transcripts to be sent to the Office of Admissions.

ACT OR SAT SCORES

If you are a first-time student who has graduated from high school within the last 3 years, request your ACT or SAT scores to be sent directly to the Office of Admissions & Records from the testing company.

Note: City College at MSU Billings students are not required to take the ACT/SAT for admission.

ALL PREVIOUS COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS

If you are a transfer student, request official, complete transcripts from all previous institutions to be sent directly to the Office of Admissions & Records. An evaluation of your transfer credits will be completed after you apply for admission.  

If you are transferring credits from a MUS institution click here for next steps.

IMMUNIZATION RECORDS

If you were born after December 31, 1956, submit proof of immunization that was administered after December 31, 1968. The immunization dates must also be after your first birthday. Requirements include proof of two (2) doses of immunization against Measles (Rubeola) and Rubella (German Measles) given at least 30 days apart. Include month/day/year. The record must be signed by a physician, health agency, or school official.

Admission Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • ACT composite score of 22 or
  • SAT combined math and verbal score of 1030 or
  • 2.5 grade point average or
  • Rank in the upper half of your high school graduating class

Please note: If you do not meet the requirements listed here, we still encourage you to complete the application for admission. We will review applications on an individual basis.

SECONDARY EDUCATION

Graduation from an accredited high school or passing score on an approved high school equivalency exam such as the HiSET or GED. Students who complete their secondary education through home schooling may talk to their New Student Admission Specialist through which option best suits them.

COLLEGE PREPARATORY PROGRAM

Four years of English, three years of math including Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II, or sequential equivalent. Three years of social studies, including global studies, American history, Government or another third-year course. Two years of laboratory science including Earth science, biology, chemistry or physics. Two years chosen from the following: foreign language, computer science, visual and performing arts, or vocational education.

MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS POLICY

For more detailed admission requirements, please visit the Montana Board of Regents website:

In-State Students

Out-of-State Students

Rolling Admission

MSU Billings has rolling admission, this means prospective students may apply at any time. However, we recommend you apply as soon as possible keeping in mind scholarship and financial aid priority deadlines. See enrollment checklist below.

Enrollment Checklist

Printable Undergraduate MSUB Application

Printable Undergraduate City College Application

Residency Questionnaire