MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY, BOZEMAN, MONTANA - ADMISSION

Bozeman, MontanaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1893Established Year
  16703Enrollment

Montana State University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

Montana State University offers over 51 undergraduate courses,41 graduate courses and 18 doctoral degrees over its nine colleges. The university has an acceptance rate of 83% and a total enrollment of around 16,700 students.

  • The University does require SAT or ACT scores, for some courses. Some courses may be exempt from SAT or ACT scores.
  • International students are required to fulfill extra requirements for admission.
  • English Language Proficiency scores are required for international applicants
  • Applicants should track the application process.

Highlights

Application PortalOnline
Application Fee (non-refundable)38 USD(for undergraduate courses)
60 USD ( for graduate programs)
Acceptance Rate83%
Mode of paymentOnline
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall and Spring and Summer
Work ExperienceNot required
TOEFL/IELTS Score525/6.0

Montana State University Deadlines

The full-time academic session at Montana State University starts in the Fall and Spring semester.

CoursesDeadlines
Fall IntakeJuly 1
SpringNovember 15
SummerMarch 15

Montana State University State Admissions Highlights

International students are required to fulfill extra requirements in order to gain admission to Montana State University.

Academic Requirements for International Students

  • SAT/ACT(for undergraduate courses) and GRE/GMAT (for graduate courses)
  • Official transcripts
    • Unofficial copies of translated transcripts/mark sheets
  • English language proficiency
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Financial statement
  • Post-secondary grades, mark sheets and certificates.
  • Visa certification.

English Language Requirements

State students must demonstrate English language proficiency by providing scores of any one of the following tests given below, taken within the last two years, to be eligible for admission at the Montana State University :

Test NameScore Required
TOEFL (IBT)71
TOEFL (PBT)525
IELTS6.0
ITEP3.7
PTE48
Duolingo75
EIKENPre-1
SAT (Writing/Language)25+
SAT (in evidence-based reading and writing sections)440
ACT20+

Visa Process for State Students

  • Applicants will be issued Form I-20 from the university
  • Applicants will need to provide the following documents to receive the Form I-20:
    • Copy of passport
    • Proof of financial support
    • Bank statement
    • Sponsor letter, if applicable
  • Complete the I-20 and pay the SEVIS I-901 fee.
  • Applicants then need to apply for the F-1 or J-1 visa. Submit the form and pay the application fee.
  • Schedule and attend the visa interview.

Montana State University Undergraduate Admissions

Montana State University offers various undergraduate courses in more than 50 fields to all the applicants. The basic admission process for all the courses is the same.

Where to Apply: University Online International Portal

Application Fee: 38 USD

Admission Requirements: Documents required at the time of admissions are:

  • High school diploma/transcript
  • Proof of residency
  • GPA of 3.0
  • Guidance counselor’s recommendation
  • English proficiency test score for International applicants.
  • SAT or ACT test scores
    • SAT code: 4488
    • ACT code: 2420
  • Supporting Documents: Authorised financial statement, Proof of financial support, copy of passport.

Montana State University Graduate Admissions

Montana State University offers over 40 graduate courses and 18 doctoral degrees to all the applicants, through its nine colleges. While the specific requirements may vary for each program, the general admission requirements remain the same.

Application Portal: Online Graduate Application

Application Fees: 60 USD

CoursesApplication DeadlinesApplication RequirementsMinimum English Language proficiency requirements
MS StatisticsFall: July 1 Spring: November 15 (Rolling admission)Bachelor's degree or equivalent, Undergraduate course work requirements : Single and multivariable calculus
Linear/matrix algebra
Applied statistical methods/data analysis Probability theory (calculus-based) Mathematical statistics Official transcripts No GRE scores required for international applicants Personal Statement Resume
 
TOEFL-iBT: 80;93 required for Graduate Teaching Assistant
IELTS: 7; 7 required for Graduate Teaching Assistant
MS Mechanical Engineering

Priority Deadlines
Fall: February 1st
Spring: September 15th
Regular Application Deadlines
Fall: May 1
Spring: September 15

Bachelor's degree or equivalent, with a Grade B, Official transcripts Minimum preferred GRE scores required for applicants: GRE Verbal:146 Quantitative:154 Writing:3.5 Personal Statement 2 letters of recommendationTOEFL-iBT: 99
IELTS: 6.5
MS PhysicsFall: Priority Deadline: January 1 Regular Deadline:May 15

 
Bachelor's degree Official transcripts GRE scores should exceed 70%(verbal) 80%(quantitative) Analytical: 4.0 Physics(40%) Personal Statement Resume 3 letters of recommendation
 
TOEFL-iBT: 80
IELTS: 6.5
MS Computer ScienceFall: May 15 Spring: October 1Bachelor's degree Official transcripts GRE scores are not required for international applicants. Personal Statement Resume 3 letters of recommendationTOEFL-iBT: 80
IELTS: 6.5

Supporting Documents required for international students are:

  • Verified financial bank statement
  • Proof of financial support or sponsor
  • International information sheet

The high acceptance rate suggests that admissions policy is not strict. Students are suggested to apply for courses by priority deadlines. Early applicants receive a complete formal acceptance or rejection letter from the university.

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