University Cost Comparative (Costs are subject to change)

Other MT 4 yr. Universities Average

Tuition & Fees - $6,831

Housing & Meal Plan - $8,675

Total - $15,506

MSUB

Tuition & Fees - $6,220

Housing & Meal Plan - $7,250

Best Value - $13,470

Savings

Tuition & Fees - $611

Housing & Meal Plan - $1,425

Best Value - $2,036

SAVINGS OVER 4 YEARS - $8,144

Other MT 4 yr. Universities Average

Tuition & Fees - $9,031

Housing & Meal Plan - $8,675

Total - $17,706

MSUB

Tuition & Fees - $8,670

Housing & Meal Plan - $7,250

Best Value - $15,920

Savings

Tuition & Fees - $361

Housing & Meal Plan - $1,425

Best Value - $1,786

SAVINGS OVER 4 YEARS - $7,144

*Note WUE at MSUB is guaranteed based on residency. Out-of-state students from a non WUE state are eligible for the Explore Montana Scholarship.

Other MT 4 yr. Universities Average

Tuition & Fees - $23,236

Housing & Meal Plan - $8,675

Total - $31,911

MSUB

Tuition & Fees - $19,950

Housing & Meal Plan - $7,250

Best Value - $27,200

Savings

Tuition & Fees - $3,286

Housing & Meal Plan - $1,425

Best Value - $4,711

SAVINGS OVER 4 YEARS - $18,844

Other MT 4 yr. Private Universities Average

Tuition & Fees - $31,765

Housing & Meal Plan - $9,672

Total - $41,437

MSUB

Tuition & Fees - $6,220

Housing & Meal Plan - $7,250

Best Value - $13,470

Savings

Tuition & Fees - $25,545

Housing & Meal Plan - $2,422

Best Value - $27,967

SAVINGS OVER 4 YEARS - $111,868

City College Cost Comparative (Costs are subject to change)

Other MT 2 yr. College Average

Tuition & Fees - $4,375

Room & Board - $7,682

Total - $12,057

City College

Tuition & Fees - $4,070

Room & Board - $7,250

Best Value - $11,320

Savings

SAVINGS OVER 2 YEARS - $1,474

Average of 3 For Profits

Tuition & Fees - $27,347

Books & Supplies - $2,807

Room & Board - $12,105

Total - $42,259

City College

Tuition & Fees - $18,520

Books & Supplies - $3,080

Room & Board - $14,500

Best Value - $36,100

Savings

SAVINGS OVER 2 YEARS $6,159

*For profit costs are challenging to find -- many do not have their own housing - but give average costs - books & Supplies are not consistent. Tuition is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.  (WyoTech - WY, Pheonix UTI - AZ, Lincoln Tech - CO)

Remember to also apply for Financial Aid (FAFSA) and Scholarships!

  • MSUB awards nearly 1.8 million in scholarships each year
  • Awards ranging from book scholarships to full tuition
  • Complete on application for all scholarships
  • Scholarships available for local students

Scholarship priority deadline is February 1st. Students must be accepted in order to apply.