Montana State University

Applications for Admission

Student Data

Freshmen

Fall Applied
#
Admitted
# (%App)
Attended
# (%App) (%Adm)
2014 13,799 11,570 (84%) 2943 (21%) (25%)
2013 12,578 10,630 (85%) 2921 (23%) (27%)
2012 12,081 6955 (58%) 2710 (22%) (39%)
2011 9871 5938 (60%) 2669 (27%) (45%)
2010 9417 5786 (61%) 2623 (26%) (45%)
2009 8033 5106 (64%) 2316 (29%) (45%)
2008 6245 4155 (67%) 2070 (33%) (50%)
2007 5768 3696 (64%) 2100 (36%) (57%)
2006 6197 4091 (66%) 2216 (36% (54%)
2005 5124 3784 (74%) 2236 (44%) (59%)
2004 4896 3777 (77%) 2184 (45%) (%58)
2003 4380 3547 (81%) 2165 (49%) (61%)
2002 4072 3456 (85%) 2120 (52%) (61%)
2001 3641 3156 (87%) 1894 (52%) (60%)
2000 3870 3268 (84%) 2028 (52%) (62%)
1999 3758 3286 (87%) 2025 (54%) (62%)
1998 3825 3302 (86%) 1956 (51%) (59%)
1997 3850 3226 (84%) 1968 (51%) (61%)
1996 3851 2903 (75%) 1890 (49%) (65%)
1995 3898 2746 (70%) 1856 (48%) (68%)
1994 3586 2824 (79%) 1752 (49%) (62%)
1993 3500 2837 (81%) 1779 (51%) (63%)
1992 2946 2519 (86%) 1650 (56%) (66%)
1991 2620 2220 (85%) 1550 (59%) (70%)
1990 2757 2217 (80%) 1690 (61%) (76%)

Transfers

Fall Applied
#
Admitted
# (%App)
Attended
# (%App) (%Adm)
2014 1747 1350 (77%) 762 (44%) (56%)
2013 1750 1433 (82%) 807 (46%) (56%)
2012 1934 1373 (71%) 893 (46%) (65%)
2011 1805 1325 (73%) 854 (47%) (65%)
2010 1617 1271 (79%) 790 (49%) (62%)
2009 1375 1053 (77%) 688 (50%) (65%)
2008 1190 904 (76%) 585 (49%) (65%)
2007 1156 906 (78%) 575 (50%) (63%)
2006 1376 1042 (76%) 687 (50%) (66%)
2005 1443 1139 (79%) 761 (53%) (67%)
2004 1385 1091 (79%) 730 (53%) (67%)
2003 1411 1121 (79%) 775 (55%) (69%)
2002 1381 1105 (80%) 774 (56%) (70%)
2001 1405 1158 (82%) 821 (58%) (71%)
2000 1454 1198 (82%) 822 (57%) (69%)
1999 1488 1223 (82%) 830 (56%) (68%)
1998 1490 1263 (85%) 822 (55%) (65%)
1997 1446 1209 (84%) 843 (58%) (70%)
1996 1656 1360 (82%) 934 (56%) (69%)
1995 1803 1473 (82%) 998 (55%) (68%)
1994 1697 1406 (83%) 826 (49%) (59%)
1993 1865 1518 (81%) 893 (48%) (59%)
1992 1547 1264 (82%) 905 (59%) (72%)
1991 1258 1079 (86%) 765 (61%) (71%)
1990 1212 1013 (84%) 766 (63%) (76%)

Graduate Students

Fall Applied
#
Admitted
# (%App)
Attended
# (%App) (%Adm)
2014 1282 685 (53%) 573 (45%) (84%)
2013 1330 724 (54%) 606 (46%) (84%)
2012 1273 646 (51%) 506 (40%) (78%)
2011 1244 630 (51%) 491 (39%) (78%)
2010 1264 630 (50%) 559 (44%) (89%)
2009 1209 579 (48%) 511 (42%) (88%)
2008 1289 658 (51%) 533 (41%) (81%)
2007 1056 538 (51%) 466 (44%) (87%)
2006 970 624 (64%) 457 (47%) (73%)
2005 921 559 (61%) 458 (50%) (82%)
2004 954 582 (61%) 450 (47%) (77%)
2003 816 566 (69%) 406 (50%) (72%)
2002 910 578 (64%) 402 (44%) (77%)
2001 836 724 (87%) 463 (55%) (64%)
2000 790 637 (81%) 435 (55%) (68%)
1999 612 526 (86%) 424 (69%) (81%)
1998 795 631 (79%) 467 (59%) (74%)
1997 777 633 (82%) 399 (51%) (63%)
1996 841 646 77%) 453 (54%) 70%)
1995 842 522 (62%) 255 (30%) (49%)
1994 1351 657 (49%) 221 (16%) (34%)
1993 1561 676 (43%) 211 (14%) (31%)
1992 1497 626 (42%) 147 (10% (23%)

The dramatic drop in graduate applications in fall 1995 is the result of a change in applications policy. Departments now require applicants to submit preapplication forms for an initial screening. Application forms are sent only to students who pass the initial screening.