The University of Montana-Western Rankings

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In the World#5199 of 14178
In North America#1395 of 2629
In the United States#1317 of 2528
In Montana#7 of 12
In Dillon#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
56%
Average SAT
1005
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
85%
Undergraduates
1,358
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

The University of Montana-Western Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate56%57%56%
Applicants793312481
Admissions448178270
Freshmen enrolled full time259104155
Freshmen enrolled part time1019

160 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

234 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
44 or 16%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 890
or below

75% of them
had 1120
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in The University of Montana-Western are 890-1120 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
217 or 81%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in The University of Montana-Western are 17-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1100 (83%)
Hispanic66 (5%)
Two or more races52 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown46 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native24 (2%)
Black or African American18 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander10 (0.8%)
Asian7 (0.5%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,136
Students receiving aid
85%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$4,523
Tuition in-state$4,523
Tuition out-of-state$15,913
Fee in-district$1,202
Fee in-state$1,202
Fee out-of-state$1,274

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity420
Combined charge for room and board$8,044
Room charge$3,244
Meal charge$4,800

The University of Montana-Western Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
General Studies1861
Elementary Education and Teaching60
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2430
Education, General53
Business Administration and Management, General343
Equestrian & Equine Studies1116
Biology & Biological Sciences, General15
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General15
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching14
History, General8
Psychology, General8
Ecology7
Art & Art Studies, General6
Environmental Science5
History Teacher Education5
Social Science Teacher Education4
English & Language Arts Teacher Education4
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other4
English Language and Literature, General3
Sociology and Anthropology3
Mathematics, General3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other2
Behavioral Sciences2
Music Teacher Education2
Art Teacher Education2
Social Sciences, General1
Business Teacher Education1
Grand Total277264
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate49%47%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 14%

Publications & Citations

Publications
125
Citations
2,353

Publication count by topic

Psychology
23
Sociology
19
Physics
14
Biology
12
Geology
9
Geography
8
Mathematics
8
Environmental science
7
Art
7
History
4
Medicine
3
Chemistry
2
Business
1
Economics
1
Computer science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology2098288
Geology2536137
History26575
Environmental science3253173
Physics3320140
Psychology3327419
Biology3668699
Geography380438
Economics444013
Mathematics458257
Business502610
Medicine592614
Chemistry60915
Computer science64133

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199016
199102
199213
199312
199403
199504
199604
199714
199817
199917
200009
200104
200236
200349
2004527
2005424
2006552
2007257
2008461
2009379
2010486
2011795
20126116
20137131
201410202
20158172
20167157
20177152
20185160
20199173
20208180

General info

Alternative namesWestern
Western Montana College
UM Western
Western Montana College of The University of Montana
WMC-UM
WMC
UMW
Montana Western
Founded1893
WikipediaUniversity of Montana Western
Colorsred, white, black
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff198
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address710 S Atlantic
Dillon, Montana, 59725-3598
United States
City population4,000
Phone4066837011
Fax+1 (406) 683 7493

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