The University of Montana Western

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

710 South Atlantic Street

Dillon, MT 59725

(406) 683-7331

(877) 683-7331

Fax: (406) 683-7493



Contact: Catherine Redhead

Director of Admissions
Main Address

710 South Atlantic Street

Dillon, MT 59725

(406) 683-7011

www.umwestern.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,190

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 227

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,150

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A,B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Business Communications B
Human Resources Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Travel/Tourism Management A,B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Technology A,C

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education A,B,C
Education – General A,B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
School Librarian Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Teacher Assistance A
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies A,B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B
Wildlife/Wilderness Management B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A,B
Geology A,B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

The University of Montana-Western Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (406) 683-7011
Website: w.umwestern.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://w.umwestern.edu/admissions/
Address: 710 S Atlantic, Dillon, MT 59725-3598
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,358
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 50%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 964 (71% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,725
Out-of-state Tuition: $17,187
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 85%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,136

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

The University of Montana-Western Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at The University of Montana-Western.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 211
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11
Education 1213
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 22
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 12
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 12
Grand total 4732

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at The University of Montana-Western and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,725
Out-of-state $17,187
Books and supplies $700

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 205 85%
Grant or scholarship aid 174 73% $7,136
Student loan aid 140 58% $8,351

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,001 66% $3,925
Federal student loans 664 44% $7,594

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for The University of Montana-Western. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled The University of Montana-Western students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 793 312 481
Percent admitted 100% 57% 56%
Percent admitted who enrolled 34% 34% 34%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

The University of Montana-Western Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,358
Undergraduate enrollment 1,358
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

The University of Montana-Western Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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