Montana State University Billings College Of Technology

Montana State University Billings College Of Technology

Montana State University-Billings College of Technology is a post-secondary, vocational, public college located in Billings, Montana. It was established in 1969 as the Billings Vocational-Technical Educational Centre and came to be known by its current name in 1994. The college's campus is spread over 18 acres. It offers associate's and bachelor's degree programs in business, computer science, industry, health and safety, and transportation.

Students of MSU-Billings participate in sports like basketball, soccer, golf, track and field, cross country and tennis. The College of Technology offers numerous scholarships like the Marguerite Hunt College of Technology Undergraduate Endowed Scholarship and the Uta Mae Satre College of Technology Undergraduate Endowed Scholarship, among others.

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Contacting MSUB College of Technology

Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology
3803 Central Ave
Billings , MT 59102-9856
General Phone: (406) 247-3000

MSUB College of Technology Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine56EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse
Mechanics and Repair38HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Medical Support and Technology36medical coding, medical assistant, radiographer
Engineering Technician33electromechanical instrument tech, drafting
Computer Science and Engineering22computer programming, computer networking
Business and Management19business, accounting technology, accounting and related services, human resources
Office and Administration12office management, administrative assistant
Security and Law Enforcement6fire protection tech
Construction Trades5construction
Production Trades4sheet metal tech
Medical Administration3medical receptionist
Liberal Arts0general studies

Number of programs and degrees for MSUB College of Technology in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree20321
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3110

MSUB College of Technology Student Body

In 2007-2008, MSUB College of Technology had a total enrollment of 1,160 students (704 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 0%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian 5%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 26%
20-21 18%
22-24 15%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 4%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

South Dakota1%
North Dakota1%

MSUB College of Technology Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 45 %

MSUB College of Technology Room and Board (2007)

MSUB College of Technology offers campus housing for 558 of its 704 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Billings, Montana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Montana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

MSUB College of Technology Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,630
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,070
Room and board $ 6,200
Room charge $ 2,990
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,280
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 3,900

Financial Aid:
MSUB College of Technology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 253001)

MSUB College of Technology Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Reception/Receptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking

Security And Law Enforcement
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

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MSUB College of Technology Highlights

(Details are provided further down on this page.)

What Sets MSUB College of Technology Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%MSUB College of Technology Dorm rooms per full-time student
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 10%MSUB College of Technology Number of degree programs
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 11%MSUB College of Technology Number of students
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 13%MSUB College of Technology Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 17%MSUB College of Technology % of degrees in engineering technician

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