Tuition & Fees

$6,275

$23,729

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,156
Declined + 504
Total Received 6,660
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Public

10,077

undergraduate students

2,342

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Health/human Performance
  3. Marketing
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Codes

SAT 4489
ACT 2422

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
23%
500-599
38%
400-499
27%
300-399
5%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
43%
400-499
29%
300-399
6%
700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
32%
300-399
8%
30-36
11%
24-29
29%
18-23
41%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
38%
18-23
38%
12-17
18%
30-36
9%
24-29
35%
18-23
46%
12-17
10%
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Fun Facts

  • Rankin Hall on the The University of Montana campus is said to be haunted by the ghost of its namesake, Jeannette Rankin, the first Congresswoman.

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School Facts

The University of Montana, founded in 1893, is a comprehensive public institution. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts, Forestry, Journalism, and Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences. Its 220-acre campus is located in Missoula, west of Great Falls.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 12,419
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Missoula, MT

220-acre campus in Missoula (population: 69,821), 112 miles from Helena; branch campuses in Butte, Dillon, and Helena. Served by air and bus; train serves Whitefish (120 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 6% of male students
 
4 sororities 6% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
23%
500-599
38%
400-499
27%
300-399
5%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
43%
400-499
29%
300-399
6%
700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
32%
300-399
8%
30-36
11%
24-29
29%
18-23
41%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
38%
18-23
38%
12-17
18%
30-36
9%
24-29
35%
18-23
46%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,156
Declined + 504
Total Received 6,660

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Essay
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Thomas Crady
Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
P: 800 462-8636
F: 406 243-5711
admiss@umontana.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,373
Room & board $8,826
Additional fees $1,902
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $16,501
Average Financial Aid - $11,949
Total with Avg. Aid $4,552

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,949

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,194,475
State $309,105
Institutional $5,337,746
Other external $1,324,469
Total $22,165,795

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,326,958
Other external $517,720
Total $4,844,678

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Sky Conference (Football I-AA)
Mascot
Grizzlies
School colors
copper, silver, and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Accounting Technology
Administrative Management
Administrative Sciences
African American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Sciences
Art
Art/Dance/Media Arts
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Biophysics
Biological Sciences
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Law
Business Administration/Pharmacy
Business Administration/Physical Therapy
Business Analytics
Cellular/Molecular/Microbial Biology
Central/Southeast Asian Studies
Chemistry
Classics
Communication Studies
Communicative Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Computer Science/Mathematics
Counselor Education
Counselor Education/Supervision
Creative Writing
Curriculum/Instruction
Diesel Equipment Technology
Early Childhood Education/P-3
East Asian Studies
Ecology
Ecology/Evolution
Economics
Ecosystem Management
Ecosystem Sciences/Restoration
Education
Education Leadership
Educational Leadership
Electronics Technology
Elementary Education
Energy Technology
English
Environmental Science/Natural Resource Journalism
Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies/Law
Finance
Fine Arts
Fish/Wildlife Biology
Food Service Management
Forest/Conservation Sciences
Forestry
French
General Studies
Geography
Geology
Geosciences
German
Global Youth Development
Health/Human Performance
History
History/Political Science
Hospitality Management
Individual Interdisciplinary
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Education Leadership
International Field Geosciences
Japanese
Journalism
Law
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials Science
Math/Computer Science
Mathematics
Media Arts
Medical Assisting
Medical Information Technology
Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Technology
Medicinal Chemistry
Microbiology
Modern Languages/Literatures
Music
Music Education
Native American Studies
Neuroscience
Organismal Biology
Paralegal Studies
Parks/Tourism/Recreation Management
Pharmaceutical Science/Drug Design
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Sciences/Drug Design
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics/Astronomy
Political Science
Political Science/History
Practical Nursing
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Administration/Law
Public Health
Radiologic Technology
Recreation Management
Registered Nursing
Resource Administration
Resource Conservation
Respiratory Care
Russian
School Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology
Surgical Technology
Sustainable Construction Technology
Systems Ecology
Teaching Middle School Math
Teaching/Learning
Technical Communication
Theatre
Toxicology
Welding Technology
Wildlife Biology
Women/Gender/Sexuality Studies
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Undergraduate

81%

10,077
students

Female
55%
5,498

Male
45%
4,579

Graduate

19%

2,342
students

Female
61%
1,436

Male
39%
906

undergraduateFull-time

77%

7,857
students

Female
55%
4,249

Male
45%
3,608

undergraduatePart-time

23%

2,220
students

Female
57%
1,249

Male
43%
971

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Ireland
Japan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Eftychia Koehn
Director, International Student and Scholar Services
406 243-5580
ekoehn@mso.umt.edu

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