Participating Programs

Human Sciences:
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More about Great Plains IDEA at Montana State University

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Founded

1893

Main Campus Location:

Bozeman, Montana (pop. 43,405)

Accredited By

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
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Undergrad Population

14,400

Graduate Population

2,040

Number of Colleges

7

Nickname

Bobcats

School Colors

Blue and Yellow

Mascot

Champ the Bobcat

TRADITIONS

Skiing, hiking, camping, biking, climbing, and fishing opportunities are all are near Montana State University’s Bozeman campus. It is surrounded by five mountain ranges: the Bridger, Tobacco Root, Big Belt, Gallatin and Madison ranges. Two ski areas nearby offer 7,750 acres of downhill skiing. The Bridger Bowl is 20 minutes from campus, and the Big Sky Resort is 60 minutes from campus.