The University of Montana Western

country rank  1658
world rank  6710

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University Overview

Established in 1893, The University of Montana Western is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Dillon (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Montana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, The University of Montana Western (UMW) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Montana Western (UMW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 126 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UMW
Founded 1893
Colours Red, white and black

University Location

Address 710 S Atlantic
Dillon (population range: 2,500-9,999)
59725-3598 Montana
United States
T +1 (406) 683 7011
F +1 (406) 683 7493

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon 59725
+1 (406) 683 7331
877 683 7331

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Montana Western's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1932


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Montana University System (MUS)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019