The University of Montana-Western: Ranking & Review

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The University of Montana-Western Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate61%61%61%
Applicants815334481
Admissions495203292
Enrolled undergraduates277113164
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,538564974

484 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

257 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores39
Percent of students submitting SAT scores14%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
535
Math
520

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores233
Percent of students submitting ACT scores84%
ACT Composite
19
ACT English
18
ACT Math
19

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $30.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

The University of Montana-Western Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$18,428$29,642
Off-campus$18,288$29,502
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,744 and other expenses per full academic year.

The University of Montana-Western provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 420 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$4,308$15,450
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,194$1,266
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$183$643

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sTotal
Education6365128
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities106106
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services85563
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences292655
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2020
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1616
Natural Resources and Conservation1313
Psychology77
English Language and Literature & Letters66
Visual and Performing Arts55
History33
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies22
Social Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Grand Total206218424

A total of 424 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at The University of Montana-Western.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate43%39%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 75%

General info

Alternative namesWestern
Western Montana College
UM Western
Western Montana College of The University of Montana
WMC-UM
WMC
UMW
Montana Western
Founded1893
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, white, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff199
Instructional FTE77
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitew.umwestern.edu
Address710 S Atlantic
Dillon, Montana, 59725-3598
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Remote
City population4,000
Phone4066837011
Fax+1 (406) 683 7493

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