The University of Montana Western

The University of Montana Western

Dillon, MT
location
Public
type
Small
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
1,505
total students
Tuition Cost $4,308 | $15,450
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $3,423
Rolling
fall application deadline
73%
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
19
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Equestrian Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education (Multiple Levels)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • History Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Sociology and Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

73% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied785
    • Accepted574
    • Acceptance Rate73%
    • Enrolled1,505
    • Female Applicants429
    • Females Accepted299
    • Female Acceptance Rate69%
    • Male Applicants356
    • Males Accepted275
    • Male Acceptance Rate77%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $30
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      MMR immunization record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.08
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 19 17 22
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$4,308
    • Out-of-state tuition *$15,450
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,194
    • Room and board *$7,744
    • Room only *$2,944
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionMinority Students, Employees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$3,423
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$2,959
    • Average Loan Aid:$3,954
    • Average Grant Aid:$1,261
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$3,514
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:94%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 16%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,505
    • Male Student Percentage39%
    • Female Student Percentage61%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.79%
    • Black or African American1.2%
    • White or Caucasian85.51%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native3.32%
    • Asian.66%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.27%
    • Two or more races2.39%
    • Unknown or International Student2.86%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students24% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 27%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Biology Club, Rodeo Club, YoungLife Club, Education Club, Social Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Football No Yes Yes
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Track Yes Yes Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Track Yes Yes Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes
    • Wrestling Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty90
    • Full-time Percentage69%
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 1,505 students to 90 faculty

Location & Contact

710 South Atlantic
Dillon, MT 59725-3598
USA

Mrs.Janet Jones

Admissions Evaluator

Phone: 406-683-7331
Email: janet.jones@umwestern.edu

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