You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees: $3,400
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $4,189
PLAN A, PLAN B
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
MSU is located in Bozeman, a city of 40,000, situated in one of the outstanding scenic and recreational areas of the country, just 90 miles north of Yellowstone Park and within an easy drive of Teton and Glacier National Parks. Situated at the foot of the northern Rockies, Bozeman offers a variety of year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Superb fishing, hunting, skiing, rock/ice climbing, kayaking, rafting, and camping are at MSU's doorstep along with a number of historical sites named by Lewis and Clark's expedition.
Campus Location - Bozeman is small town surrounded by five mountain ranges and sits at 5000 feet. It boasts four seasons, lakes, rivers, ski areas, trails for hiking, biking, a quaint downtown, and active music scene.
Helpful Information - You will find that most of the student population enjoys to be outside. Therefore, you will want to have some kind of transportation, either a bike or car. Our bus system is extensive throughout the valley and to the ski areas, but will not take you to places like Yellowstone or Glacier National Parks, a good long drive away. Our winters can be cold, so be prepared for negative twenty degrees for a few days. We have wonderful second hand stores to buy winter gear or any kind of sports equipment.
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Education, Animal Sciences, Crop Science/Management, Farm and Ranch Management, Horticulture, Land Resources, Livestock Production, Plant and Soil Systems, Plant Pathology, Plant Protection, Plant Science, Reclamation, Soil Science, Water Management
Architecture: Architecture, Landscape Architecture/Design
Area Studies: American Studies, Japanse Studies (minor), Latin American Studies, Native American Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Studio Art
Athletics: Coaching, Exercise Science, Physical Education
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cell Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Field Biology, Fish Biology, Human Biology, Microbiology, Wildlife Biology
Business: Accounting, Finance/Banking, Management, Marketing
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry
Consumer and Family Studies: Consumer Sciences/Services, Family Science/Services
Earth Sciences: Earth Science, Geohydrology, Geology, Geosciences, Paleontology, Snow Science
Education: Child Development, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Health Education, Human Development, Mathematics, Reading, Science, Secondary Education, Special Education, Technology Education
Engineering: Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
English: English, Literature, Writing
Environmental Studies: Ecology, Environmental Biology, Environmental Design, Environmental Sciences, Fish and Game Management, Natural Resources, Natural Resources/Science/Management, Range Management/Resources, Wildlife Biology/Science, Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Management
Food Science: Food Science, Nutrition
Foreign Language: Arabic (some courses), Chinese (some courses), French, German, Japanese, Spanish
General Studies: Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Studies
Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Regional Analysis/Planning, Spatial Geographic Information Science
Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health, Dietetics, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Nursing
Information Studies: Computer Science
International Studies: International Relations
Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Military Sciences
Museum Studies: Museum Studies
Performing Arts: Music, Music Education, Music Technology
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies
Physics: Astrophysics, Physics
Political Science: International Studies, Political Science
Sociology/Social Work: Sociology
Technology: Construction Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 6/23/2014.
Important Notes: A housing deposit of $200 is required if choosing on campus housing.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.
For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Our housing is starting to get quite competitive. Please apply as soon as possible: www.montana.edu/wwwocl/reslife/
Meal Plans Per Semester