University Campus - Associate & Bachelor's Degrees

(Based on Estimated 2021-2022 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
2021-2022 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 6220 5250 3630 2080
Books & Supplies** 1540 1040 700 340
Room & Board*** 7250 7250 7250 0
Total: 15010 13540 11580 2420
Loan Fees 70 70 70 0
Transportation 2290 2290 2290 760
Miscellaneous 2450 2450 2450 0
Total + other costs 19820 18350 16390 3180

 

Online Only
2021-2022 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 6560 5220 3540 2040
Books & Supplies** 1540 1040 700 340
Room & Board*** 7250 7250 7250 0
Total: 15350 13510 11490 2380
Loan Fees 70 70 70 0
Transportation 2110 2110 2110 755
Miscellaneous 2450 2450 2450 0
Total + other costs 19980 18140 16120 3135

 

WUE

 

On Campus
2021-2022 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 8670 7210 4860 2760
Books & Supplies** 1540 1040 700 340
Room & Board*** 7250 7250 7250 0
Total: 17460 15500 12810 3100
Loan Fees 70 70 70 0
Transportation 2290 2290 2290 760
Miscellaneous 2450 2450 2450 0
Total + other costs 22270 20310 17620 3860

 

Non-Residents

 

On Campus
2021-2022 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 19950 16830 11510 5680
Books & Supplies** 1540 1040 700 340
Room & Board*** 7250 7250 7250 0
Total: 28740 25120 19460 6020
Loan Fees 70 70 70 0
Transportation 2290 2290 2290 760
Miscellaneous 2450 2450 2450 0
Total + other costs 33550 29930 24270 6780

 

Online Only
2021-2022 Costs 12 or more credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits 1-5 credits
Tuition & Fees* 11320 9340 6820 3170
Books & Supplies** 1540 1040 700 340
Room & Board*** 7250 77250 7250 0
Total: 20110 17630 14770 3510
Loan Fees 70 70 70 0
Transportation 2110 2110 2110 755
Miscellaneous 2450 2450 2450 0
Total + other costs 24740 22260 19400 4265

 

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.