The University of Montana Western

Dillon, MT

The University of Montana Western

Dillon, MT

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Tuition & Fees

$5,725

$17,115

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
11%
500-599
46%
400-499
43%
600-699
11%
500-599
50%
400-499
32%
300-399
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
47%
12-17
38%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Very Selective

33%

acceptance rate

Accepted 270
Declined 532
Total Received 802
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Public

1,358

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 1,358
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Size: hectares

The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon
59725

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Biology Club
  • Rodeo Club
  • YoungLife Club
  • Education Club
  • Social Club

Top Events

  • Athletic Events
  • Welcome Fair
  • Scholarship Luncheon
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
54%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
11%
500-599
46%
400-499
43%
600-699
11%
500-599
50%
400-499
32%
300-399
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
47%
12-17
38%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.2

Very Selective

33%

acceptance rate

Accepted 270
Declined 532
Total Received 802

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 0
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,523
Room & board $8,044
Additional fees $1,202
Books & supplies $700
Other fees $3,090
Total $17,559
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for minorities yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Rock climbing, Skiing (downhill), Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Rock climbing, Skiing (downhill), Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Equestrian/Equine Studies
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology and Anthropology
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,358

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,358
students

Female
63%
855

Male
37%
498

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

1,121
students

Female
61%
673

Male
39%
448

18%

232
students

Female
79%
182

Male
21%
50

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 20%
Student 5 year graduation rate 21%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

102

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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