Montana State University – Bozeman is a mid-sized university offering all the advantages of a much larger institution, with the friendly community of a smaller campus. MSU is especially known for quality programs in the fields of agriculture, architecture (NAAB), business (AACSB), computer science (CSAB), engineering (ABET), film production, nursing, and the sciences. The university attracts over US$100 million annually for research and creative activities, and bright undergraduate students are encouraged to participate. The Carnegie Foundation ranks MSU in the top tier of Research Universities, demonstrating very high research activity. New, state-of-the-art facilities allow students easy access to over 800 computers and high tech laboratories. MSU is one of the best values for the education and research opportunities available and is unique in providing those opportunities to undergraduate students.
A community of 75,000 people, Bozeman offers international students a safe and friendly environment to live and learn. All the conveniences of a much larger city are found in Bozeman, including a variety of shopping centers, restaurants and live music venues within walking or biking distance of campus. There are many cultural activities throughout the year including live theater, art shows and lectures. A place of great beauty, Bozeman is surrounded by mountain ranges and rivers, clean air and starry skies. The world-famous Yellowstone National Park is just 150 kilometers to the south in an area known for its many outdoor recreational opportunities; especially skiing and snowboarding, hiking, rafting, and fishing. With 320 days of sun a year, students will find activities to keep them busy throughout the four seasons.