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Montana State University - Northern

Havre, Montana, United States
Montana State University-Northern will be known for its supportive, student-centered environment in which a unique mix of academic programs are responsive to local, regional, and state workforce needs, offered in an atmosphere that promotes student success.

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Northern had its beginnings in 1913 when the Thirteenth Legislative Assembly of Montana established Northern Montana Agricultural and Manual Training School to be located at Fort Assiniboine. The bill passed on March 8, 1913, but no money was appropriated.


Degree programs range from teacher education to engineering technology, emphasizing both technology and liberal arts education. MSUN programs are in the disciplines of business, nursing, engineering and mechanical technology, teacher education, natural sciences, and humanities. 


Applied research and service functions are aligned with many of the university's disciplines and respond directly to the region's economic and societal needs.


Student services

Student Affairs at MSU-Northern is comprised of many programs and departments which serve students' academic, personal, social and community needs. Student Affairs is guided by principles and practices which encourage student self-governance, exposure to alternative ideas and perspectives and interaction with students, faculty and staff who share common and disparate interests.

Housing services

Montana State University - Northern includes residential halls for students: MacKenzie Hall, Morgan Hall and Student Family Housing.

MacKenzie Hall and Morgan Hall is equipped with study rooms, TV lounges, recreation areas and laundry rooms on each floor. Each resident room is wired with cable TV, wired and wireless internet connections. 

Student Family Housing apartments accommodate the needs of the married students and single parent families attending MSU-Northern. These include one and two bedroom units.

ICT services

MacKenzie Hall is equipped with study rooms, TV lounges, recreation areas and laundry rooms on each floor. Each resident room is wired with cable TV, wired and wireless internet connections. Wired telephone service is available on request.

Medical services

The site is set up like a doctor's office and the PA's are able to evaluate and diagnose  students in the same manner they would at the doctor's office. If you are seen in our facility and need further testing, you will be sent to another location to have this done. I do not charge out insurance, so it is important you have your insurance card available to present at that facility.

Student Life

Campus life

Northern's Residence Life program facilities includes Residence Halls (MacKenzie and Morgan) for single students and an apartment complex shared by both married student and single parent families. Our Residence Halls are equipped to house up to 200 students each.

Student clubs

  • Business Professionals of America (BPA)
  • ChiAlpha
  • Civil Engineering Technology (CET)
  • Dance Club
  • Healthy Living Advocates (HLA)


The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) is an independent, non-profit membership organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as the regional authority on educational quality and institutional effectiveness of higher education institutions in the seven-state Northwest region of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. It fulfills its mission by establishing accreditation criteria and evaluation procedures by which institutions are reviewed.

Havre, Montana, United States

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