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International Student & Scholar Services
Debra DeBode, Director
Tel: (406) 994-4031
Fax: (406) 994-1619

MSU Office of International Programs
Montana State University
P.O. Box 172260
400 Culbertson Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717-2260
Office of International Programs
Quick Facts for International Students
Areas of Study Available at MSU
International Admission Requirements
Undergraduate Applicants
Grade Point Average/ Marks :
Freshman: 2.5/4.0 Transfer Student: 2.0/4.0
TOEFL: 525 paper/ 195 computer/ 71 internet
IELTS: 6 or APIEL: 3
** Conditional Admission Available**

Fall Semester: May 15
Spring Semester: October 15
Summer Session: March 1

Graduate Applicants
Grade Point Average/ Marks: 3.0/4.0
GRE: required, varies by department
TOEFL: 550 paper/ 213 computer/ 80 internet

**Some departments have higher TOEFL requirements and additional documents**

Fall Semester: May 1
Spring Semester: October 1
Summer Session: February 1

Are you ready to apply?
For full Application details, forms or online
application, click here.
Scholarship Opportunities
Int'l Programs Undergrad Scholarships
Partner Institution Scholarships
MSU Achievement Scholarships
Presidential Scholarships
Graduate Teaching & Research Assistantships
Jobs on Campus
MSU Students (2008-2009)
Total Undergraduates: 10,519
Graduates:  1,850
Total students at MSU: 12,369
Int'l Students: 450 from 65 countries
Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1
MSU Expenses at a Glance
(subject to change)
Tuition: $18,100/year (U)
$16,300/year (G)
Application Fee:


$30 (paper), $36 (online)


$60 (paper), $50 (online)

Books/Supplies: $1,090/year
(varies with department)
Accommodations at MSU
Residence Halls: $3,245-$3,985/semester, including full meal plan
Graduate Housing: $265-$620/month
Private Housing: $350-$600/month
Funds Needed to Have an I-20 Issued:
US$25,600 (U)  US$25,000 (G)
Want more information?

Feel free to e-mail us with any questions:

Special Services:
ACE Language Institute
Bozeman Friends of Int'l Students
Global Culture Club
Other International Student Groups
Outdoor Recreation
University Honors Program
Undergraduate Scholars Program
Writing Center
Local Area Information
Research Projects and Centers
  • All professional programs have national accreditation: ABET (engineering and computer science), AACSB (business), NAAB (architecture) and NLN (nursing).

  • MSU receives over US$103 million per year in grants to conduct research and creative activities. Undergraduate students in many field work directly with top researchers and professors, giving them valuable hands-on experience.

  • MSU ranks eighth in the country for universities with the most students who have received the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, given for excellence in math and science. MSU students have earned 41 Goldwater awards, more than students from Johns Hopkins, Stanford, Yale and other top schools.

  • MSU students pass the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam at a rate of 95%. The national average is 83%.

  • MSU's CPA (certified public accountant) students rank #1 in the nation for CPA pass rates!

  • MSU's Computer Science program is fully accredited--only 10% of the Computer Science programs in the country have this distinction. This means that students are in higher demand and receive better salaries.

  • MSU offered the first accredited 5-year Master's of Architecture program in the nation.

  • Our film school is one of the top film schools in the nation and offers the only Master's degree in Natural History Filmmaking in the country that is partially funded through the Discovery Channel.

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