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Cost and Affordability

At MSU Billings you can expect the quality of a small private college but at an incomparable public college value. We recognize the economic diversity of our students, so we keep our tuition affordable and scholarships abundant. Let us know what you need and we’ll provide the resources you need to make it happen.

Cost of Attendance

We have scholarships available for adult learners!

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is awarded to more than 60% of Montana State University Billings' (MSUB) students in the form of grants, scholarships, tuition waivers, work-study and loans. Keep in mind the Free Application for Federal Student Aid opens October 1st for the following fall semester. Our scholarship applications opens November. Scholarships are awarded throughout the year, giving you time to polish your resume, essay, and letters of recommendation.

Financial Aid Options

Course Flexibility

Even if you never thought college was for you, discover how your interests and skills turn into a rewarding career in a format convenient for you. We offer more than 240 classes. In fact, MSU Billings is Montana's leader in online higher education. 

Our Online University 

Pay attention to courses offered in the evening along with accelerated intersession courses during the winter and summer break.  

Learn how you can receive course credit from previous knowledge and work experience. 

Prior Learning Assessment

Student Services

We will set you up with an advisor who will point you to the right classes, have tutors available at the Academic Support Center, and career counselors to connect you to internships to start your career. Healthcare, legal and disability experts stand ready to help when you need it. All of the people who make up student services at MSU Billings are looking to help you succeed. Just ask.

Student Services