Montana State University is a public university and has a tuition of $18,765. This tuition makes it moderately affordable among all universities in the country .
Among all public universities in the state of Montana, it is ranked 70 in terms of cost and is moderately affordable.
In the graduate Animal Range Sciences program at Montana State, candidates pursue research projects across a wide variety of subject matter, including livestock nutrition, livestock breeding and genetics, meat science, production systems, rangeland management, land-use planning, wildlife management and . Graduate candidates choose between Animal or Range Sciences for their research emphasis, with projects that open up opportunities to conduct research with cooperating ranches, the USDA, federal and state agencies, and research laboratories across the Mountain West. Animal Range Sciences graduate students have the opportunity to work with researchers such as Peggy Lamb, whose research at the Northern Agricultural Research Station in Havre, Montana, has not only focused on various production agriculture projects but also on fostering relationships across the Hi-Line.