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The University of Montana is a very great place. The town of Missoula is surrounded by beautiful view of Mountains. The opportunities in the city are great as its correlates with the college life culture. From the countless shows, to being in the middle of nature within a 10 minute drive it is a perfect place for a university. On campus there is a strong healthy influence vibe on the food. There is always some fresh greens or veggie's reliably available especially at the summer time farmers market. The professors at the university are quite liberal but it makes for opportunity to share and debate on serious political issues. They have a wonderful art program as one of Missoulas value its art and beauty of the city.
Excited to start. Campus is beautiful. Missoula is a great town. I think that most people enjoy the school as long as you don't mind the cold winters.
The University of Montana has a beautiful campus. It is full of very welcoming employees and students. The social atmosphere is so much fun and sporting events are full of excitement.
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I think that the overall feel and look of the University of Montana's campus is beautiful and engaging. My professors and fellow classmates are very friendly, helpful, and encourage me to strive for my best in all that I do. One thing that I would like to see improvement in is for UM to provide a more wide array of options in it's degrees that are available.
Such a beautiful place! Great Campus! They sell to many parking passes so its difficult to park. Not all of the teachers are helpful and they think that emailing is faster then calling.
UMT is very unorganized. I had read terrible reviews before deciding to uproot my family from Michigan to Montana, but I chose to ignore them and give it a chance. Since starting classes at UMT, I have witnessed first hand the terrible communication that was detailed in those reviews. I have had countless issues with financial aid, the VET's office, Business services, and advising. Nobody answers emails or gets their job done. If anything, you are responded to with snarky attitude. It is my understanding that the school is in great financial turmoil, and perhaps does not know how to properly allocate what little resources it has. Enrollment numbers are down as well. I had great enthusiasm going into this, but so far it has not been smooth sailing.
Missoula itself is a great town with a lot to do. The Bitterroot Valley also has a ton to offer.
As for the University, BUYER BEWARE.
This campus is very friendly and welcoming. Walking onto campus you feel right at home, everyone either says hi or smiles.
UM is located in Missoula, which is such a wonderful community to live in that thrives off of connection and warm welcomes. The university however, has a long ways to go for making culturally inclusivity a priority.
The environment is incredible, there was never a moment where a new face could be met. The class selection has dwindled, but their flagship programs are still strong.
UM is great! Makes being homesick a lot easier, and the students form a great community. Financial aid is hard to navigate, though. I would suggest they remodel their website.
Most amazing and inclusive university, with amazing classes, teachers, and opportunities to help you grow!
It's a very personal school. The professors are often extremely helpful, and forthright with what they expect from you as a student. The community of Missoula is amazing, and you see that exemplified in school community as well. It's like one huge family, once you enter an intended field. Everyone works to help each other succeed.
All the funding goes to sports and the business school. Certain programs are really good with knowledgeable teachers but it depends on private donors for funding.
The University itself is very unorganized. Financially, they are having a lot of issues keeping staff; they can't offer enough courses because they don't have enough professors and they spend money on absurd things such as sports.

Luckily, UM is in a wonderful location and makes up for it. There is always something fun to do whether it be hiking, skiing, floating the river, drinking some local brews, etc..

Cost for in-state students is reasonable but out-of-state students pay over 40 thousand a year for mediocre schooling.

The party scene is fun here... especially once you are 21 or able to go downtown.
The University of Montana will constantly surprise you. I bet you didn't know that the leading researchers in carnivore ecology, sexual selection theory, avian aerodynamics, and the physiology of bird flight all hail from U of M. Faculty here at UM are some of the world's leading researchers in their fields. In Montana, of all places!!! In spite of that, it is still Montana, so it comes with its own suite of issues. If you're gay, lesbian or trans, you can expect to be mistreated here. If you're female, a POC, or non-Christian, you shouldn't be surprised when you get assaulted. So unless you're a white male, I would choose a different university.
The University of Montana has a gorgeous campus. All of the classes I was in were small with the majority having great teachers. It could improve a few aspects-- money spent in education rather than sports, better food options, etc. Overall it was not a bad experience.
Overall Campus is beautiful. It’s large but not where you will get lost. The dorms are fairly updated and nice. Academic wise Most of the professors are extremely nice and helpful. I wish there were more restaurants/food options on campus though.
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This university is absolutely terrible and I beg anyone reading this comment who wants to go to this university to seriously reconsider.You will frequently experience extremely LOUD , AVOIDABLE construction happening right outside your classroom or of the library during "dead week".I called to leave a formal complaint and was sent through a run-around of people and was eventually just able to leave a voicemail.I truly cannot express how debilitating this is and most of the time they could have thought ahead and scheduled it for a different time that wouldn't interfere with students learning.Expect to feel unsafe, given the run-around whenever you want something done, overcharged, unappreciated (they just changed graduation ceremony and even though so many people voiced against it all they did was send an email saying we know you are mad, but get over it), and just generally like you're education doesn't matter.Please, please, just go somewhere else and leave this campus to rot.
Teachers who are not super biased liberally or conservatively, little to no activism, time to learn instead of time to complain about oppressive systems. Job prospects, not tumblr and twitter fights.
The campus and buildings are beautiful. You are nestled in a valley, surrounded by mountains that are snowcapped until late spring. Deer meander around the campus, and it's beautifully landscaped.
Another strong pro is how environmentally conscious this university is. You can't walk 10 feet without finding recycling bins, and all of the cleaning supplies are certified green and non-toxic.
There are a ridiculous amount of social events, completely free.
The university also holds the philosophy that diversity builds a stronger community. Diversity in the student body is championed heavily, and the general atmosphere is very accepting of all races, religions, and disabilities.
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