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Overall Score: 53.92

Montana State University

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$23,700
% of students who get any grants
60%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$18,600
Average price for low-income students
$15,990

Admissions

Acceptance rate
82%
Median SAT/ACT score
1200/24
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
14,400

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
71%
% of need met
69%
% of students who get merit grants
12%
Average merit grant
$1,880

Student Success

Graduation rate
56%
Average time to a degree
4.6 years
Median student debt
$22,995
Early career earnings
$49,070
% earning more than a high school grad
64%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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