Online higher education magazine names MSU one of top 10 public universities on the rise

College Gazette, an online higher education magazine, has recognized Montana State University on its list of the top 10 public universities on the rise across the nation.


To compile the list, College Gazette chose schools that have made measurable strides over the past 20 years in a variety of areas, including their programs, student and alumni accomplishments, faculty accolades and research programs and expenditures.


In its write-up about MSU, College Gazette lauded MSU for a number of strengths, including impressive student scholarship, enrollment growth, notable research on the Yellowstone ecosystem, high research expenditures and new buildings on campus.