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 Estimated annual cost for two-year masters (2 to 3 courses a semester)
Resident of Montana $11,048 $5,524
Eligible Western States and select programs*** $15,664 $7,832
Non-resident $35,710 $17,855

 

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

  Estimated total cost Estimated annual cost for 5-year masters (1 course per semester)
Resident of Montana $10,245 $2,049
Non-resident $13,213 $2,643

 

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