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University of Montana
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  • 4 Year
  • MISSOULA, MT

Report Card

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

About

32 CAMPUS DR
MISSOULA, MT 59812
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Big Sky Conference
From University of Montana

At UM, we approach everything with creativity because that’s what this evolving world needs. We are stewards of this place, its history and our future. We are driving forward together, affecting change that is right for our place and people. We know of no better place than Montana and its university to make a lasting impact on the common good.

As Montana’s flagship university, we set a high bar for academic studies, creative accomplishments and scientific exploration which benefit our students, our community and the world at large.

The University draws a diverse, global population to Missoula – our home and the state’s second-largest city with about 80,000 residents – and helps cultivate an educated, engaged and vibrant community. Our students receive a world-class education in a broad range of subjects that include the arts, sciences, trades, graduate and postdoctoral study and professional training.

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University of Montana Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
82%
SAT Range
1070-1280
ACT Range
18-26
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,228 / 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
$6,340 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 95 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 109 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 108 responses

Majors

Online Educational Opportunities Abound

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The University of Montana offers flexible degree programs that are offered fully online or in hybrid formats. Our high-quality programs and courses meet the needs of learners in the global century. Whether our students wish to earn a degree or certificate with UM's outstanding faculty and students or just allow greater flexibility in scheduled options, many futures begin with UMOnline.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    59%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,779 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,444
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 69 responses
  • Relaxed
    30%
  • Just be you.
    29%
  • Granola
    12%
  • Diverse
    9%
  • Atypical
    7%
  • Unique
    7%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 140 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 159 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 68 responses
  • Gorgeous
    51%
  • In need of less admin and more teachers
    7%
  • Lack-luster
    7%
  • Going down the gutter
    6%
  • Learning-incorperated
    6%
  • Charismatic
    4%
  • Liberal Arts
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 57 responses

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