University of Montana

Missoula, MT

University of Montana

Missoula, MT

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Tuition & Fees

$7,354

$26,218

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
38%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
34%
500-599
46%
400-499
12%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

16.6

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,727
Declined 455
Total Received 6,182
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Public

9,323

undergraduate students

2,542

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,865
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

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: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Missoula International

University of Montana
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT
59812

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
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

  • Associated Students of University of Montana
  • Greek Life
  • Outdoor Program
  • Intercollegiate Athletics

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • New Student Orientation
  • Welcome Week

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
73%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
38%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
34%
500-599
46%
400-499
12%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $36
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.55

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,727
Declined 455
Total Received 6,182

Admissions Factors

Very Important

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

Important

level of applicant's interest

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 68
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

88%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,062

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,352
Room & board $9,966
Additional fees $2,002
Books & supplies $1,100
Other fees $1,694
Total $20,114
Average Financial Aid - $5,062
Total with Avg. Aid $15,052
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Financial Facts

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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Football, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Football, Racquetball, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
African-American/Black Studies
American Government and Politics (United States)
American Indian/Native American Studies
Anthropology
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Astronomy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Creative Writing
Dance, General
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Forestry, General
Forestry, Other
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Japanese Language and Literature
Journalism
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Neuroscience
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Nursing Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Psychology, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Russian Language and Literature
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Welding Technology/Welder
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

11,865

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

9,323
students

Female
55%
5,153

Male
45%
4,170

21%

2,542
students

Female
63%
1,597

Male
37%
945

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

7,444
students

Female
55%
4,086

Male
45%
3,358

21%

1,879
students

Female
57%
1,067

Male
43%
812

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 69%
Student 4 year graduation rate 25%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

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
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

857

Transfer students enrolled

7%

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 no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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

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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