Associate & Bachelor's Degrees

(Based on Estimated 2022-2023 Rates)

The Cost of Attendance is the ESTIMATED cost of completing a full year at Montana State University Billings (MSUB) and includes weighted averages for direct educational costs (tuition, fees, room, board, books and supplies), and other indirect educational expenses (miscellaneous personal expenses and transportation).

Montana Residents

 

On Campus
2022-2023 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 6260 5280 3720 2080
Books & Supplies** 1530 1050 690 330
Room & Board*** 7600 7600 7600 0
Total: 15390 13930 12010 2410
Loan Fees 80 80 80 0
Transportation 2570 2570 2570 850
Miscellaneous 2740 2740 2740 0
Total + other costs 20780 19320 17400 3260

 

Online Only
2022-2023 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 6680 5360 3700 3250
Books & Supplies** 1530 1050 690 330
Room & Board*** 7600 7600 7600 0
Total: 15810 14010 11990 2400
Loan Fees 80 80 80 0
Transportation 2470 2470 2470 850
Miscellaneous 2740 2740 2740 0
Total + other costs 21100 18140 17280 3250

 

WUE

 

On Campus
2022-2023 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 8710 7120 4760 3160
Books & Supplies** 1530 1050 690 330
Room & Board*** 7600 7600 7600 0
Total: 17840 15770 13050 3490
Loan Fees 80 80 80 0
Transportation 2570 2570 2570 850
Miscellaneous 2740 2740 2450 0
Total + other costs 23230 21160 18440 4340

 

Non-Residents

 

On Campus
2022-2023 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 19980 17260 11240 5410
Books & Supplies** 1530 1050 690 330
Room & Board*** 7600 7600 7600 0
Total: 29110 25910 19530 5740
Loan Fees 80 80 80 0
Transportation 2570 2570 2570 850
Miscellaneous 2740 2740 2740 0
Total + other costs 34500 31300 24920 6590

 

Online Only
2022-2023 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 11440 9660 6650 3200
Books & Supplies** 1530 1050 690 330
Room & Board*** 7600 7600 7600 0
Total: 20570 18310 14940 3510
Loan Fees 80 80 80 0
Transportation 2470 2470 2470 850
Miscellaneous 2740 2740 2740 0
Total + other costs 25860 23600 20230 4380

 

Tuition and fees are subject to approval and/or change by the Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education. All online courses are subject to an additional $30.00 per credit fee up to a maximum of $360.00, this fee has been included in the online-only COAs. If you have any questions about the current fees, please call the Student Accounts at (406) 657-2140.

The following degree programs have additional program fees not included in the COA values listed above:                                                                                                                                                     

  • Welding     $450/year                
  • Health Administration    $1,600/year                   
  • RN to BSN  $1,600/year                              
  • Athletic Training $1,850/year
  • Auto Body Program Fee $250/semester FA/SP
  • Music Program  Fee $100/semester FA/SP  
  • Radiology Technology Program Fee $120/semester  FA/SP
  • Ultrasound Technology Program Fee $175/semester FA/SP

For the purposes of financial aid undergraduate students are packaged at the full time COA (12 or more credits per semester); however, the COA may be adjusted based on a student’s actual enrollment. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships to request an adjustment if you are enrolled in less than 12 credits, or if your tuition and fees exceed the weighted average amount originally used in the COA.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is available to qualifying students from AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, NV, NM, ND, OR, SD, UT, WA, and WY, and Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands.

*Tuition & Fees reflect the weighted average cost based on enrollment type (full, ¾, ½ & less than ½ time).
** Books & Supplies may vary by program. This amount reflects a weighted average cost based on credit load. 
*** Room & Board: Freshman are required to live on campus unless they have an approved exemption. This amount reflects the weighted average cost of living both on and off campus, however students living off campus will not see these charges on their MSUB bill.