The University of Montana-Western

710 S Atlantic, Dillon, MT 59725-3598
Tel: (406)683-7011
Public | 1,366 students
The University of Montana Western provides innovative interdisciplinary education through experiential learning that combines theory and practice called Experience One. Montana Western serves citizens of all ages with its academic, community-service and lifelong-learning programs. As part of the global community, Montana Western encourages diversity, international awareness, environmental responsibility and mastery of technology as a gateway to the world.

School Overview:

The University of Montana-Western
County County, MT
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate (Liberal Arts) Colleges I
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
79 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,366 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,196 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
170 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%1%
% Asian
3%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
2%3%
% Black
-6%
% White
92%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$4,111$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$14,431$24,744
 
Tuition3355

School Notes:

  • The University of Montana Western welcomes you to a community of students, educators, and scholars. The community of Montana Western values honesty, integrity, civility, leadership, courage, and personal responsibility. We nurture scholarship, creativity, lifelong learning, and high standards. We create opportunities for our students to do internships and public service in their academic programs. As part of the global community, Montana Western encourages diversity, international awareness, environmental responsibility and mastery of technology as a gateway to the world. Montana Western is a small public institution with baccalaureate degrees in elementary and secondary education as well as liberal arts degrees with a variety of interdisciplinary emphases. The campus is located in the town of Dillon in the scenic Beaverhead Valley of southwestern Montana. The University of Montana Western offers you the opportunity to advance your education while enjoying all of the extras a small campus in the middle of paradise has to offer. The campus of The University of Montana Western consists of approximately thirty-nine (39) acres, of which thirty (30) acres lie in one block. The unattached nine (9) acres is represented mostly by the athletic field which is approximately seven city blocks from the main campus.
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