Tuition & Fees

$6,215

$23,741

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
18

teacher

students

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,956
Declined + 389
Total Received 5,345
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Public

11,692

undergraduate students

2,260

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. English
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 4489
ACT 2422

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
25%
500-599
43%
400-499
23%
300-399
4%
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
51%
400-499
24%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
46%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
30-36
11%
24-29
30%
18-23
44%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
42%
18-23
35%
12-17
16%
30-36
7%
24-29
40%
18-23
45%
12-17
8%
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Fun Facts

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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 13,952
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: 69,122), 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
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
25%
500-599
43%
400-499
23%
300-399
4%
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
51%
400-499
24%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
46%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
30-36
11%
24-29
30%
18-23
44%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
42%
18-23
35%
12-17
16%
30-36
7%
24-29
40%
18-23
45%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $36
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 4,956
Declined + 389
Total Received 5,345

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

Jed Liston
Director of Admissions and New Student Services
P: 800 462-8636
F: 406 243-5711
admiss@umontana.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,215
Room & board $8,826
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $16,441
Average Financial Aid - $10,458
Total with Avg. Aid $5,983

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,458

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $21,551,931
State $1,279,746
Institutional $610,159
Other external
Total $23,441,836

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $13,944,118
Other external $533,567
Total $14,477,685

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting Technology
Administrative Assistant
Anthropology
Applied Sciences
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Microbiology
Biology
Building Maintenance Engineering
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chinese
Classics
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Computer Science/Physics
Computer Technology
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Curriculum/Instruction
Diesel Equipment Technology
Ecology
Economics
Ecosystem Management
Education
Education Leadership
Educational Leadership
Electronics Technology
English
Environmental Studies
Fine Arts
Fish/Wildlife Biology
Food Service Management
Foreign Languages/Literature
Forestry
French
Geography
Geology
German
Health/Human Performance
History
History/Political Science
Human Services
Interdisciplinary Studies
Japanese
Journalism
Law
Legal Assistant
Legal Support Services
Liberal Studies
Management
Mathematics
Medical Laboratory Technology
Medical Office Technology
Medical Technology
Microbiology
Music
Native American Studies
Organismal Biology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics/Astronomy
Physics/Computer Science
Political Science
Political Science/History
Psychology
Public Administration
Radio/Television
Recreation Management
Resource Conservation
Respiratory Care
Russian
School Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Welding Technology
Wildlife Biology
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Undergraduate

84%

11,692
students

Female
53%
6,246

Male
47%
5,446

Graduate

16%

2,260
students

Female
59%
1,337

Male
41%
923

undergraduateFull-time

79%

9,281
students

Female
54%
4,978

Male
46%
4,303

undergraduatePart-time

21%

2,411
students

Female
53%
1,268

Male
47%
1,143

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
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
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

86%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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
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