U.S. News Rankings
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Montana State University--Northern is a public institution that was founded in 1929. It has a rural setting and the campus size is 105 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Montana State University--Northern's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (West), 25. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,440 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,160 (2011-12).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
A comprehensive regional university, Montana State University - Northern offers programs of professional preparation emphasizing discipline mastery, critical inquiry, and social responsibility in: teacher preparation; mechanical and engineering technologies; business and computer information systems; nursing; arts and sciences
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Montana State University--Northern, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due December 31. The application fee at Montana State University--Northern is $30. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 64.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||64.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||December 31|
The student-faculty ratio at Montana State University--Northern is 15:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61.2 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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Montana State University--Northern is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
|Student gender distribution||N/A|
|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Montana State University--Northern offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Montana State University--Northern also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Montana State University--Northern.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$6,440 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$19,160 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$7,840 (2011-12)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2011 data