No.1 public university in the state, according to the Forbes list of America's Top Colleges, based on value, post-graduation salary and student experience.
Top 3 in the West, after Stanford and Cal Tech, in recipients of the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for students in math, science and engineering.
Best college for outdoor sports and recreation, with world-class skiing, hiking, biking, fly fishing and close proximity to Yellowstone National Park.
MSU is among the top 3 percent of colleges and
universities in the nation for research expenditures.
access to outdoor adventure and discovery.
Montana's Research Leader
MSU leverages more than $220 million annually to support pioneering research across our departments, institutes and centers.
Undergraduates are offered hands-on experiences in labs, studios, teaching farms and in the surrounding wilderness.
University of the Yellowstone™
MSU students make the surrounding Yellowstone ecosystem their classroom, laboratory and playground.