Quick Facts 2020-2021

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:

City College programs are approved by:


Up ArrowTerm Calendar

Academic Year 2020-2021


Up ArrowEnrollment by College

Headcount enrollment in fall of 2020 was 4,000 students.


College Undergraduate Graduate Total
Health Professions & Science 380 108 488
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 819 29 848
Business 526 - 526
Education 211 261 472
No College Designated 166

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166
City College 1,500 - 1,500
Grand Total 3,602 398 4,000


Up ArrowFull and Part Time Enrollment

The fall semester of 2020 had a total enrollment of 4,000 students. Of these, 1,855 (46.4%) attended full time and 2,145 (53.6%) attended part time.



University Campus
Undergraduates
  Full Time   Part Time   Total   TOTAL
Male Female Male Female Male Female
First-Time Freshmen (IPEDS Definition) 80 161 11 31 91 192 282
Continuing Freshmen 78 140 26 67 104 207 311
Sophomore 97 194 20 56 117 250 367
Junior 107 186 25 70 132 256 388
Senior 157 280 58 152 215 432 647
Postbaccalaureate 5 6 15 20 20 26 46
Non-degree 0 2 14 44 14 46 60
       Subtotal 524 969 169 440 693 1409 2,102
Graduates Male Female Male Female Male Female TOTAL
Master's Candidates 42 115 44 141 86 256 342
Non-degree 1 2 11 42 12 44 56
      Subtotal 43 117 55 183 98 300 398
Total University Campus 567 1,086 224 623 791 1,709 2,500
City College Male Female Male Female Male Female TOTAL
First-Time Freshman (IPEDS Definition) 78 72 13 35 91 107 198
Continuing Freshman 56 51 29 121 85 172 257
Sophomore 85 39 21 96 106 135 241
Other Degree Seeking 51 50 29 104 80 154 234
High School 2 6 167 391 169 397 566
Non-Degree 1 1 - 2 1 3 4
      Subtotal

273

219 259 749 532 968 1500
Total MSU-Billings 840 1,305 483 1,372 1,323 2,677 4,000


Up ArrowStudent Demographics

The student body attending fall semester of 2020 had the following characteristics:

Gender University Campus City College Total %
Male 791 532 1,323 30.0%
Female 1,709 968 2,677 60.6%
Race/Ethnicity (IPEDS methodology) University Campus City College Total %
American Indian 115 54 169 3.8%
Asian 21 12 33 0.7%
Black 25 12 37 0.8%
Hispanic 146 101 247 5.6%
Pacific Islander 5 2 7 0.2%
White 1,994 1,191 3,185 72.1%
Multi-Racial 106 79 185 4.2%
Unknown 44 42 86 1.9%
Non-Resident Alien 44 7 51 1.2%
Age Undergraduate University Campus City College  Total  
Average 25.3 22.7  24.2  
Fee Status University Campus City College Total %
Resident 2,164 1,427 3,591 81.3%
WUE 204 50 254 5.8%
Non-Resident 132 23 155 3.5%
Geographic Region University Campus City College Total %
Yellowstone County 1,196 1,000 2,196 49.7%
Other Montana 922 435 1,357 30.7%
Out-of-State 338 58 396 9.0%
Non-Resident Alien 44 7 51 1.2%

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 2020 originally came from 55 counties in Montana, 39 U.S. states, and 24 foreign countries.



Up ArrowDegrees Awarded

Degree counts do NOT include counts of second majors. In 2019-20, the University awarded 810 degrees.

Degrees Awarded by Type
University
Campus
  2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Associate Degrees 25 33 105 37 32 31 36 30
Bachelor's Degrees 518 469 527 523 477 408 413 434
Master's Degrees 139 127 152 115 110 131 110 116
Total SR Degrees 682 629 784 675 619 570 559 580
                   
City College   2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Certificates 26 26 39 22 42 41 42 48
Associate Degrees 259 240 239 227 198 187 206 182
Total CC Degrees 285 266 278 249 240 228 248 230
                   
Grand Total Degrees 967 895 1,062 924 859 798 807 810

Up ArrowAcademic Programs

 

For information on specific programs, visit Degrees & Majors:


Up ArrowAthletics

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

  • Men compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, track and field.
  • Women compete in basketball, cheer/stunt, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, track and field, volleyball, triathlon.

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

For more information about Yellowjacket Athletics, contact

Evan O'Kelly
Director of Communications, Athletics
evan.okelly@msubillings.edu
406-657-2130
or visit Yellowjacket Athletics online.

Up ArrowUndergraduate Student Expenses for 2020-2021

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

 

2020-2021

University Campus

In-State Out-of-State WUE
Tuition/Fees* $6,040 $19,371 $8,421
Room/Board $7,600 $7,600 $7,600
Books/Supplies $1,530 $1,530 $1,530
Total $15,170 $28,501 $17,551

 

 

2020-2021

City College

In-State Out-of-State WUE
Tuition/Fees* $3,956 $8,995 $5,329
Room/Board $7,600 $7,600 $7,600
Books/Supplies $1,530 $1,530 $1,530
Total $13,086 $18,125 $14,459

*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 2020-2021


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 budgeted revenues and expenditures for Fiscal Year 2021.

Tuition & Fees $12,480,495 34.5%   Instruction $16,382,035 45.2%
State Allocations $23,358,735 64.5% Research - 0.0%
General Fund $388,200 1.1% Public Service $330,282 0.9%
Total $36,227,430 100% Academic Support $3,590,897 9.9%
  Student Services $5,959,395 16.4%
Institutional Support $3,767,304 10.4%
Physical Plant $5,491,116 15.2%
Scholarships $706,400 1.9%
Total $36,227,429 100%

For additional details see: 

MSUB FY 21 Operating Budget Summary

MSUB_FY 20 Actuals to FY 21 Budgeted Roll Up


Up ArrowEmployee Headcount

As of November 1, 2019 MSU Billings employed 439 full time faculty and staff, 149 part time faculty and staff, and 13 graduate students. 

Number of Employees Full Time   Tenured   Tenure Track   No Tenure   TOTAL
Instruction/Faculty 66 52 38 156
Executive/Administrative 2 0 65 67
Other Professionals  0 0 98 98
Technical & Paraprofessionals 0 0 22 22
Office/Administrative Support 0 0 42 42
Skilled Crafts 0 0 13 13
Service/Maintenance 0 0 41 41
Subtotal 68 52 319 439
Number of Employees Part Time Tenured Tenure Track No Tenure TOTAL
Instruction/Faculty 0 0 137 137
Executive/Administrative 0 0 1 1
Other Professionals  0 0 6 6
Technical & Paraprofessionals 0 0 0 0
Office/Administrative Support 0 0 5 5
Skilled Crafts 0 0 0 0
Service/Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Graduate Students 0 0 13 13
Subtotal 0 0 162 162
Total MSU-Billings 68 52 481 601

Source: IPEDS 2019-20 Human Resources Survey


Up ArrowsInformation Contacts

Admissions 406-657-2888
Advising 406-657-2240
Campus Operator 406-657-2011
Career and Employment Services 406-657-2168
Chancellor's Office 406-657-2300
Financial Aid & Scholarships 406-657-2188
Graduate Studies 406-657-2238
Honors 406-657-2908
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's Office 406-657-2158
University Communications & Marketing 406-657-2266

Please see our online directories for phone numbers and e-mail addresses for individual faculty, staff, and administration.