MSU offers over 250 programs in over 60 countries. Students will work with a study abroad advisor, their academic advisor, and do research on their own to find the best program for them.
Types of Programs
MSU Direct Exchanges (DEX) are exchanges between Montana State University and over 50 partner universities around the world. For all direct exchanges, MSU students pay the same tuition as they pay at MSU and scholarships and financial aid are generally applicable. Students pay for airfare, personal expenses, and room and board in the host country. There is minimum 3.0 GPA requirement to go on a DEX program. In general, this is the least expensive option for in-state students and students receiving scholarships. Students may go on direct exchange for a semester or academic year -- depending on availability. See program link for details.
ISEP is a network of 300 colleges and universities cooperating to provide affordable access to international education for a diverse student population. ISEP offers students 2 program options: ISEP Exchange (students pay MSU tuition and MSU room and board) and ISEP Direct (students pay a set program fee which typically includes tuition, room and board). Minimum GPA requirements vary per program. Financial aid applies to all ISEP programs. Students may go on ISEP programs for a summer, semester or academic year -- depending on availability. See program link for details.
The College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) is a partnership of colleges and universities who sponsor study abroad programs around the world. CCIS offers more than 80 study abroad programs in 31 countries. Minimum GPA requirement ranges from 2.5 -- 2.75 depending on program. Financial aid applies to all CCIS programs. Students may go on CCIS programs for a summer, semester or academic year -- depending on availability. See program link for details.