MSBA Tuition Reduction for Out-of-State Students

April 6, 2021


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MISSOULA – The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) graduate program at the University of Montana College of Business just became more affordable for out-of-state students across 16 western states and territories.

Through the Western Regional Graduate Program, an agreement among 16-member states and territories in the western United States, new non-resident Montana students within the region will pay only 150% of resident tuition ( Most students save an average of more than $15,000 per year.

States & Territories that Qualify for WRGP Tuition Reduction








New Mexico

North Dakota


South Dakota

U.S. Pacific Territories




No extra application is required but, but the number of students that can receive a WRGP tuition reduction is limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

The MSBA prepares graduates for successful careers in the newest frontier of the professional environment – at the intersection of business, statistics and computing. Data is more than a trend, it’s the new language of business.

The UM MSBA gives students practical skills needed to successfully leverage data in a variety of contexts. Learn to gather data, including text and images, clean and transform the data, and then perform appropriate statistical analyses to solve problems and aid in decision-making. Students receive hands-on instruction in leading programming languages, database management systems, and cloud computing platforms.

To learn more about how a Master of Science in Business Analytics degree from the UM College of Business will help broaden your knowledge and skills, so you can meet today’s challenges, visit, email or call 406-243-2064.


The University of Montana is the flagship university of the state. The College of Business at UM is nationally renowned and has been named the top business school in the Big Sky Conference by U.S. News and World Report for five consecutive years.