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University of Montana - Western
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  • 4 Year
  • DILLON, MT

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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Montana - Western is an above-average public university located in Dillon, Montana. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,126 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Montana - Western acceptance rate is 56%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Early Childhood Education, and Elementary Education. Graduating 49% of students, Montana - Western alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,000.

About

710 S ATLANTIC
DILLON, MT 59725
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Frontier Conference

University of Montana - Western Rankings

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Montana - Western Admissions

Acceptance Rate
56%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
890-1120
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,519 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,136 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 16 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 20 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 20 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    12%
  • On Campus
    71%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,126 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
232
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
20%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Adventuresome
    44%
  • Wilderness-loving equestrian teacher white people.
    44%
  • Outgoing and Friendly
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
78%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 23 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 31 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Individualized to each person with block schedule
    69%
  • Inexpensive community for horse lovers & teachers
    23%
  • Underrated
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 12 responses

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