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University of Montana
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  • 4 Year
  • MISSOULA, MT

Report Card

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

About

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

Think critically. Live ethically. Explore creatively. These are the ideals to which our students, faculty, researchers and staff aspire. 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 – 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 trades, liberal arts, sciences, graduate and postdoctoral study and professional training.

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University of Montana Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
94%
SAT Range
1050-1240
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,220 / 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
$6,328 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 91 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 99 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 98 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
12
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
6
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    40%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,654 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,321
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 59 responses
  • Relaxed
    34%
  • Just be you.
    25%
  • Granola
    15%
  • Atypical
    8%
  • Diverse
    8%
  • Unique
    7%
  • Stressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 130 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 149 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 58 responses
  • Gorgeous
    48%
  • In need of less admin and more teachers
    9%
  • Lack-luster
    9%
  • Going down the gutter
    7%
  • Learning-incorperated
    7%
  • Charismatic
    5%
  • Liberal Arts
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 55 responses

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