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Montana State University - Northern Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Montana State University - Northern? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Montana State University - Northern offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Montana State University - Northern Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Montana State University - Northern was awarded 61 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is diesel mechanics technology/technician.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Montana State University - Northern is ranked #2,039 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Montana State University - Northern is also ranked #10 out of 13 schools in Montana.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Montana State University - Northern?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Montana State University - Northern, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Montana State University - Northern Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Montana State University - Northern, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Montana State University - Northern is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Montana State University - Northern

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Montana State University - Northern is 70%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  70 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 18% for first-time, full-time students at Montana State University - Northern, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  18 out of 100

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Montana State University - Northern Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 988 undergraduates at Montana State University - Northern with 729 being full-time and 259 being part-time.

How Much Does Montana State University - Northern Cost?

The overall average net price of Montana State University - Northern is $13,174. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Montana State University - Northern

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,688 $11,166 $15,163 $16,122 $16,397

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Montana State University - Northern, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Montana State University - Northern, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $5,441 a year. That adds up to $21,764 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Montana State University - Northern is 11.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Montana State University - Northern Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Montana State University - Northern make around $37,100 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 7% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Montana State University - Northern

Montana State University - Northern is a public institution located in Havre, Montana. Havre is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Contact details for Montana State University - Northern are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 300 W 11Th St, Havre, MT 59501
Phone: 406-265-3700

Montana State University - Northern Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 23 majors graduated from Montana State University - Northern. Of these students, 267 received undergraduate degrees and 18 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 31 $58,221
Business Administration & Management 31 $33,459
Criminal Justice & Corrections 19 $32,569
Nursing 15 $63,005
Teacher Education Grade Specific 10 $30,771
General Biology 6 NA
Agricultural Economics & Business 6 NA
Civil Engineering Technology 5 NA
Health & Physical Education 5 NA
Community Organization & Advocacy 4 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Montana State University - Northern along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Montana State University - Northern

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 731 students took at least one online class at Montana State University - Northern. This is an increase from the 631 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 731 237
2018-2019 631 239
2017-2018 566 216
2016-2017 560 264
2015-2016 612 197

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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