The University of Montana: Ranking & Review

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Missoula Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 169 493
Top 3%

The University of Montana Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate93%92%93%
Applicants6,1822,7103,472
Admissions5,7272,4923,235
Enrolled undergraduates1,671706965
Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,8655,1156,750

2,717 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

652 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $30. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
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)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores411
Percent of students submitting SAT scores31%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
595
Math
570

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,006
Percent of students submitting ACT scores77%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
23
ACT Math
22

The University of Montana Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $20,476 $38,356
Off-campus $21,176 $39,056
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,178 and other expenses per full academic year.

The University of Montana provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,430 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $5,182 $22,990
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,881 $1,953
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $216 $961
Tuition for Full-time graduates $4,491 $19,106
Fees for full-time graduates $1,773 $1,827
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $250 $1,062

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 93 291 86 470
Health Professions and Related Programs 116 32 55 265 468
Education 6 176 82 14 278
Social Sciences 20 172 27 2 221
Natural Resources and Conservation 169 29 14 212
Visual and Performing Arts 134 38 172
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 131 12 143
Psychology 118 13 8 139
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 66 44 110
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 100 10 110
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1 88 7 12 108
English Language and Literature & Letters 76 22 98
Legal Professions and Studies 5 84 89
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 51 18 4 73
History 46 2 48
Physical Sciences 39 6 3 48
Mathematics and Statistics 24 7 1 32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 23 7 30
Science Technologies & Technicians 26 26
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 26 26
Precision Production 24 24
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 24 24
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 17 17
Personal and Culinary Services 17 17
Philosophy and Religious Studies 10 4 14
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 13 13
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 4 1 6 2 13
Transportation and Materials Moving 11 11
Construction Trades 5 5
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 1 1
Grand Total5161,6674524053,040

A total of 2,183 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at The University of Montana.

At the master's and doctor's level 857 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%41%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

General info

Alternative namesUniversity of Montana
UMT
Founded1893
MottoLux et Veritas
Light and Truth
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaroon, silver
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,043
Instructional FTE588
Research FTE81
Public Service FTE80
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.umt.edu
AddressMissoula, Montana
Missoula, Montana, 59812
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone4062430211
Fax+1 (406) 243 5711

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