The cost to take online courses at Montana State University varies.

Online Program Tuition and Fees

Some Online Only programs qualify for the MSU Online Only Tuition and Fees.

To find them:

  1. Go to the Student Accounts page
  2. On the left navigation bar, click "Tuition & Fee Charts--Current & Historical"
  3. Then click "Online Programs Only"

If your program is not listed in the Online Only Tuition and Fee Tables, please check the program description page to view the costs.

Financial Aid

Online students are only eligible to apply for financial aid if they are admitted to Montana State University in a degree or qualifying certificate program. For information about financial assistance, please visit MSU's Office of Financial Aid.

Tuition Payment Plan

The Tuition Payment Plan is an installment loan available for qualified applicants who are unable to make full payment of current semester tuition and fees on regular fee payment day.

Bill Confirmation (Pay Fees)

All students must confirm their bill (pay fees) by the fee payment deadline.

Learn more at the Student Accounts page by clicking on the Bill Confirmation/ Fee Payment Deadlines link.