General Information About Montana State University-Billings
MSU Billings Core Purpose, Mission, Vision & Core Values Core Purpose To assure that all members of the university community reach their individual potential Mission MSU Billings provides a university experience characterized by: Excellent Teaching Support for Individual Learning Engagement in Civic Responsibility Intellectual, Cultural, Social & Economic Community Enhancement Vision Montana State University Billings will be recognized as a regional leader for: Teaching & Learning Translating Knowledge into Practice Researching for the Future Accepting Leadership for Intellectual, Cultural, Social & Economic Development Beyond University Boundaries Core Values Integrity MSU Billings’ actions are ethical & principled to assure dignity & equity for all Educational Excellence MSU Billings provides distinctive programs & challenging educational experiences for a diverse university community Student Achievement MSU Billings provides academic support & administrative services to foster academic & professional achievement of the university community Community of Learners MSU Billings respects & nurtures variety in intellectual contribution & scholarship enriching both the university & its extended community Meaningful Engagement MSU Billings supports all members of the university community in their individual growth toward confidence, individual sense of purpose & acceptance of civic responsibilities Responsiveness MSU Billings meets the changing needs of our learners with informed action & innovation based on current standards of educational & technical excellence "" University Strategic Initiatives Programs Create and maintain distinctive, vital academic programs and services for 21st Century learners. Faculty Excellence Cultivate excellence in & outside the classroom, in scholarly endeavors & exemplary service through faculty & staff development, support for scholarship, continuing assessment, & recognition of professional service. Needs of Learners Identify the needs of all learners & provide access to a university experience that fulfills both individual goals & societal needs. Social Equity Model social equity and consciousness by assuring that all members of our campus community grows because of their University experience. Research Initiatives Increase the stature, professionalism & research initiatives of all academic programs & student services. Economic Access Augment local, state & regional economic development through the strength of the University’s financial base & our learners’ contributions to their communities. Global Engagement Increase staff, faculty & student awareness, understanding, & involvement in the international community. University Infrastructure Ensure an administrative, operational and physical infrastructure that fully supports excellence.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- City: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 895 Percent Admitted 100% Men Admitted 99% Women Admitted 100% Full Time Retention Rate 60%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 440 540 Math 440 570
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 18 24 English 17 23 Math 17 24
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 4,470 Native American 241 Asian 64 African American 27 Hispanic 155 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,582 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 230