Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid
PLEASE NOTE: This website, Montana State Online, provides information and resources for online degree programs. If you are interested in taking an online course from Montana State University and are not pursuing an online degree program, please visit MSU’s online Class Schedule and select “Online” for the Course Type.
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:
- Go to the Student Accounts page
- On the left navigation bar, click "Tuition & Fee Charts--Current & Historical"
- 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.
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.