Freshman University Students
General Admission Information
COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY
Request your final, official high school transcript, GED scores, HiSET Scores, Advanced
Placement scores, or any previous college transcripts to be sent to the Office of
Admissions. ACT or SAT scores are not required for students enrolling for 2021. We can utilize
unofficial transcripts for the initial review of your application, but will require
you send official transcripts prior to the start of your intended semester.
ACT OR SAT SCORES
If you are a first-time student who has graduated from high school within the last 3 years, request your ACT or SAT scores to be sent directly to the Office of Admissions & Records from the testing company.
Note: City College at MSU Billings students are not required to take the ACT/SAT for admission.
ALL PREVIOUS COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS
If you are a transfer student, request official, complete transcripts from all previous institutions to be sent directly to the Office of Admissions & Records. An evaluation of your transfer credits will be completed after you apply for admission.
If you are transferring credits from a MUS institution here are some resources to help you through the transfer process.
If you were born after December 31, 1956, submit proof of immunization that was administered after December 31, 1968. The immunization dates must also be after your first birthday. Requirements include proof of two (2) doses of immunization against Measles (Rubeola) and Rubella (German Measles) given at least 30 days apart. Include month/day/year. The record must be signed by a physician, health agency, or school official.
- ACT composite score of 22 or
- SAT combined math and verbal score of 1030 or
- 2.5 grade point average or
- Rank in the upper half of your high school graduating class
Please note: If you do not meet the requirements listed here, we still encourage you to complete the application for admission. We will review applications on an individual basis.
Graduation from an accredited high school or passing score on an approved high school equivalency exam such as the HiSET or GED. Students who complete their secondary education through home schooling may talk to their New Student Admission Specialist through which option best suits them.
COLLEGE PREPARATORY PROGRAM
Four years of English, three years of math including Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II, or sequential equivalent. Three years of social studies, including global studies, American history, Government or another third-year course. Two years of laboratory science including Earth science, biology, chemistry or physics. Two years chosen from the following: foreign language, computer science, visual and performing arts, or vocational education.
MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS POLICY
For more detailed admission requirements, please visit the Montana Board of Regents website:
MSU Billings has rolling admission, this means prospective students may apply at any time. However, we recommend you apply as soon as possible keeping in mind scholarship and financial aid priority deadlines. See enrollment checklist below.