The University of Montana Western

Dillon, MT

The University of Montana Western

Dillon, MT

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Tuition & Fees

$5,747

$17,137

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
460
75th
550
25th
430
75th
21
25th
14
75th
22
25th
16
75th
21
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 446
Declined 414
Total Received 860
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Public

1,882

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of Montana Western is a public university. Founded as a state Normal school in 1893, it became a four-year branch campus of the University of Montana in 1988. Its 35-acre campus is located in Dillon, 65 miles south of Butte.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,882
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

30-acre campus in Dillon (population: 4,264), 65 miles from Butte and 150 miles from Bozeman. Air serves Butte; bus serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT
59725

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
18%
Top 1/2
51%
Bottom 1/2
49%
Bottom 1/4
18%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
460
75th
550
25th
430
75th
21
25th
14
75th
22
25th
16
75th
21
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 446
Declined 414
Total Received 860

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$3,608

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,523
Room $3,244
Board $4,800
Additional fees $1,224
Books & supplies $800
Total $14,591
Average Financial Aid - $3,608
Total with Avg. Aid $10,983
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 406 683-7511
F: 406 683-7510
finaid@umwestern.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Rodeo
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, climbing, draft horse driving, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, climbing, draft horse driving, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, field hockey, golf, racquetball, skiing, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, NIRA Big Sky Conference, Frontier Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Behavioral Sciences.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Ecology.
Education, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Equestrian/Equine Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
General Studies.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Psychology, General.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Sociology and Anthropology.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary/secondary Education
  2. Business
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Education

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,882

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,882
students

Female
67%
1,258

Male
33%
624

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

64%

1,212
students

Female
60%
726

Male
40%
486

36%

670
students

Female
80%
532

Male
20%
138

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

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