Enroll in 15+ credits.
Pay for 12 credits.
Graduate on Time

At MSU, tuition doesn't cost a penny more after you've registered for 12 credits in a semester.

That means you pay no extra tuition for taking 15 credits, 18 or even 21 credits! Montana residents will save $830 on the total cost of their education each semester they take 15 credits.

Here are some examples of how you could save:

Savings for Montana resident studentsTaking 15 credits:$830 per semester$1,660 per year$6,640 in four years*Taking 18 credits:$1,660 per semester$3,320 per year$13,280 in four years*
Savings for Non-resident studentsTaking 15 credits:$2,867 per semester$5,734 per year$22,936 in four years*Taking 18 credits:$5,734 per semester$11,468 per year$45,872 in four years*


*plus savings on additional room, board and personal expenses.

In order to finish most degrees at MSU within four years, students must take an average of 15 credits per semester to reach 120 credits to graduate. Think of it this way: By taking three extra credits per semester, you could get your minor for free.

To learn more about Freshman 15, talk with your faculty advisor or the Advising Center today.

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