Office of Planning & Analysis

Montana Hall: Our office provides data, expertise, analyses, and staffing necessary to support the university's planning, institutional research, and university assessment committees and processes.

Campus Profile

Enrollment (Fall 2016)
  • 16,440 total
  • 14,400 undergrads
  • 2,040 grad students
Estimated yearly costs for freshmen (2016-17)
  • Montana resident
    Tuition and fees, $6,887
  • Non-resident
    Tuition and fees, $23,185
Student Body Profile (Fall 2016)
  • 45% female
  • 55% male
  • 62% Montana residents
  • 34% out-of-state residents
  • 722 (4%) international students
  • (from more than 72 countries)
Financial Aid (2015-16)
  • Approximately 65% of all undergraduates received aid, with an average total award of $11,031 from ALL aid sources.
Faculty -- Instructional (Fall 2015)
  • 581 full-time
  • 403 part-time
  • 19:1 student-faculty ratio
Interesting Facts
  • In 2015-16 MSU awarded 3,005 degrees and certificates.
  • MSU faculty are nationally competitive with their ideas and garnered $118.3 million for their research and creative projects in fiscal year 2016.