1,505
Students
Financial aid thermometer
3,756
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
70
70%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

The University of Montana Western is a 4-year institution located in Dillon, MT, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 710 South Atlantic
Dillon, MT  59725
United States
Contact Mrs. Janet Jones
Admissions Evaluator
Email: janet.jones@umwestern.edu
Phone: 406-683-7331

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education Checkmark Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

815
Applied
574
Accepted
1,505
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

481
Females Applied
Not Reported
Females Accepted
0%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

334
Males Applied
Not Reported
Males Accepted
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.01
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: MMR immunization record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 590
SAT Math 490 550
ACT Composite 19 16 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,523
In-state
15,913
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,194
Full-time student fees
8,090
Room & board
3,290
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Minorities
Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

3,756
Avg. Financial Aid Package
3,603
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,058
Avg. Loan Aid
990
Avg. Grant Aid
3,382
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
88% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
16%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
0%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,505
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.49%
Black or African American 1.21%
White or Caucasian 85.34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.63%
Asian 0.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.57%
Two or more races 2.14%
Other 2.85%

Gender

Male (38.8%)
Female (61.2%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 21%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Athletic Events, Welcome Fair and Scholarship Luncheon

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Biology Club, Rodeo Club, YoungLife Club, Education Club and Social Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
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Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
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Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

90
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 62
Part-time - 28
Male - 47
Female - 43