University of Montana

Missoula, MT

University of Montana

Missoula, MT

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$7,430

$27,184

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
540
75th
610
25th
510
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,153
Declined 227
Total Received 5,380
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Public

9,259

undergraduate students

3,435

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1893, The University of Montana is a comprehensive public D1 research 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 12,694
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

220-acre campus in Missoula (population: 73,340), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University of Montana
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT
59812

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
540
75th
610
25th
510
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,153
Declined 227
Total Received 5,380

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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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Financial Aid

67%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,120

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,352
Room $4,378
Board $5,776
Additional fees $2,078
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $18,684
Average Financial Aid - $6,120
Total with Avg. Aid $12,564

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,024,603
State $36,668
Institutional $6,612,173
Other external $727,047
Total $16,400,491

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,330,159
Other external $324,743
Total $4,654,902

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 406 243-5373
F: 406 243-4930
faid@mso.umt.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, cycling, dodgeball, equestrian sports, fencing, flag football, golf, hurling, inner-tube water polo, laser tag, paintball, rodeo, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, spikeball, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Sky Conference (Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping. yes
Accounting. yes yes
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
American Indian/Native American Studies. yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes yes yes
Bioinformatics. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Botany/Plant Biology. yes
Building Construction Technology/Technician. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Carpentry/Carpenter. yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Cinematography and Film/Video Production. yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes yes
Creative Writing. yes
Culinary Arts/Chef Training. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes yes
Dance, General. yes
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes yes
Drawing. yes yes
East Asian Studies. yes
Ecology. yes yes
Economics, General. yes yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Energy Systems Technology/Technician. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes yes
Environmental/Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism. yes yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes yes
Family and Community Services. yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management. yes yes yes
Forestry, General. yes yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes
Geography. yes yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator. yes
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician. yes
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Journalism. yes yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training. yes
Linguistics. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Management Science. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes yes
Materials Science. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes
Mathematics and Statistics, Other. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Medical/Clinical Assistant. yes
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. yes yes
Microbiology, General. yes yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, Other. yes yes
Natural Resources/Conservation, General. yes yes yes
Neuroscience. yes yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes yes
Pharmacology and Toxicology, Other. yes
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other. yes
Pharmacy. yes
Philosophy. yes yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. yes
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager. yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
School Psychology. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes yes
Surgical Technology/Technologist. yes
Toxicology. yes yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes yes
Welding Technology/Welder. yes
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management. yes yes yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Health/human Performance
  3. Communications

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

12,694

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

9,259
students

Female
56%
5,200

Male
44%
4,059

27%

3,435
students

Female
63%
2,161

Male
37%
1,274

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

61%

5,685
students

Female
55%
3,126

Male
45%
2,559

39%

3,574
students

Female
58%
2,074

Male
42%
1,500

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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
5%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
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) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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