Montana State University graduate education is highly affordable and of great value.  View both the regular graduate tuition and fee schedule and online graduate tuition and fee schedule.

Estimate of the total tuition and fees of a full 30 credit masters ** 

 

Estimated total cost FT student (12 cr two semesters, 6 cr one semester)

Estimated total cost PT student (9 cr two semesters, 6 cr two semesters)

Average semester cost FT student (12 cr two semesters, 6 cr one semester)

Average semester cost PT student (9 cr two semesters, 6 cr two semesters)

Resident of Montana

$10,701

$11,048

$3,567

$2,762

Eligible Western States and select programs***

$15,317

$15,664

$5,106

$3,916

Non-resident

$35,363

$35,710

$11,788

$8,927

 

For our online graduate programs, an estimate of the total tuition and fees of a full 30 credit masters

 

Estimated total cost FT student (12 cr two semesters, 6 cr one semester)

Estimated total cost PT student (3 cr a semester for 10 semesters)

Average semester cost FT student (12 cr two semesters, 6 cr one semester)

Average semester cost PT student (3 cr a semester for 10 semesters)

Resident of Montana

$10,035

$10,245

$3,345

$1,025

Non-resident

$13,003

$13,213

$4,334

$1,321

 

Assistantships are a great deal.  Students get a monthly stipend and their tuiton is almost always covered*.

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 Financing your graduate education:

We have partnered with the Council of Graduate Schools to develop a great resource (gradsense.org) to help you:

  • Estimate the extra salary you may command with a graduate degree
  • Plan a budget
  • Negotiate your job offer at the end of graduate school

 

*If tuition is not covered, then it is charged at in-state rates

** Assumes master's completion in 4-semesters (without a graduate assistantship), review the tuition & fee rates for online and face to face delivery: http://www.montana.edu/online/cost/

***WICHE graduate programs at MSU:
https://wrgpsavingsfinder.wiche.edu/school-details.php?schoolID=0011H00001Q1eK7QAJ