Montana State University--Northern 1

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PO Box 7751

Havre, MT 59501

Phone: (406) 265-3700
2012-2013 Tuition
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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. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,480 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,930 (2012-13).

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
MSU-Northern applies emerging technologies in degree programs ranging from the associate to master's level. MSU-Northern prepares well-educated students who are capable of decisive action and application of new ideas. The university is committed to excellence in teaching, service to its region and the state, and applied research and scholarship.
MSU-Northern values individualized attention to its students, experientially-based learning, and creating a culturally rich and intellectually stimulating environment. From its North Central Montana High Plains main campus, the University serves as a regional cultural center and maintains strong partnerships with communities, education, business and industry.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1929
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $2,954,697


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 has an an acceptance rate of 64 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

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Fall 2012 acceptance rate 64.0% 4
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by December 31

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 60 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Montana State University--Northern is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

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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

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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

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In-state tuition and fees $5,480 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $17,930 (2012-13)
Room and board $8,000 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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