The College of Engineering at Montana State University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dr. Carl Fox
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $60
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $60

The College of Engineering at Montana State University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 168
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 61
Overall acceptance rate 36.3% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 481 verbal
703 quantitative
0.00 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.80
Average GRE 509 verbal
711 quantitative
5.00 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​chbe.​montana.​edu/​
(406) 994-2221
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​chbe.​montana.​edu/​
(406) 994-2221
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​montana.​edu/​ce/​
(406) 994-2111
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​montana.​edu/​ee/​
(406) 994-2505
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​montana.​edu/​
(406) 994-4780
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​montana.​edu/​ee/​
(406) 994-2505
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​montana.​edu/​ENVE/​introduction.​html
(406) 994-6129
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​montana.​edu/​ie/​gradprog/​default.​htm
(406) 994-2203
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​chbe.​montana.​edu/​
(406) 994-2221
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​montana.​edu/​me/​degrees/​graduate/​default.​htm
(406) 994-2203
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​coe.​montana.​edu/​
(406) 994-2272
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 162
Master’s (full-time) 59
Master’s (part-time) 56
Ph.D. (full-time) 15
Ph.D. (part-time) 32

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 58
Total master’s graduates 50
International master’s graduates 24.0%
Minority master’s graduates 28.0%
Female master’s graduates 28.0%
Total Ph.D. graduates 8
International Ph.D. graduates 12.5%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 0.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 12.5%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 0 N/A
Chemical 13 7.4%
Civil 19 20.4%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 10 22.2%
Electrical 17 18.5%
Engineering management 3 2.5%
Environmental 4 6.2%
Industrial / Manufacturing 12 4.9%
Materials 0 N/A
Mechanical 20 14.8%
Other 0 3.1%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 71
Part-time faculty 30
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $19,506,825
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 50

Engineering School Ranking

#144 Best Engineering Schools

(1) Ranking by Specialties

#96 in Civil

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 15
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.0
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Overall acceptance rate 36.3% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 701
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 0.2:1 – Low
Ph.D.s granted 8
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $19,506,825
Research expenditures per faculty member $278,668
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 162

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 162

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 74
Minority students 16.2%
International students 29.7%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 88
Minority students 20.5%
International students 29.5%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Brandi Payne
Financial aid phone (406) 994-2845

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $4,569 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $14,047 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $254 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $780 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,282 per year
Room and board $7,840
Books and supplies $1,150
Miscellaneous expenses $3,130

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 9
Teaching assistants 46
Research assistants 63
Other appointments N/A

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