60%

Acceptance Rate

$7,696

Avg.Financial Aid

002537

FAFSA Code

About The University of Montana-Western

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,508

Website

w.umwestern.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Dillon, MT, The University of Montana-Western is a public university. The University of Montana-Western is a parent institution of the The University of Montana. In 1893, The University of Montana-Western was founded. Red, white and black are the official colors of the The University of Montana-Western. Taking into account all the courses offered at The University of Montana-Western, the total enrolment stands at 1,358. The school has an academic staff of 90 who teach various courses to the students. There are around 63% of the students who are females and 37% are males at The University of Montana-Western. At TUMW, around 77% of the students are 24 and under. In its 127 years of existence, TUMW has produced several known personalities like Jeff Choate, Mick Delaney, Sonny Lubick, and Flint Rasmussen. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, TUMW offers around 73 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education), NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education), and NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities).

Location & Contact

Address

710 S Atlantic

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4066837011
Fax: 4066837493
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. The University of Montana-Western doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

60%

SAT Range

940 - 1120

ACT Range

17 - 22

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The University of Montana-Western has 3 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at TUMW, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $30. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 890-1120, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 17 might also given admission but the average ACT score at The University of Montana-Western is 19. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 710 S Atlantic, Dillon, Montana 59725-3598. They can also call them at (406) 683-7011.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$11,999

Average Annual Cost

$4,523

Books And Supplies

$850

Other Fees

$1,194

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,090

Budget For Other Expenses

$6,334

Total One Year Cost

$20,991

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to TUMW are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $24,944 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

75%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$61

Faculty Overview

56%

Male Professors

44%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

106 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

78 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

63 Graduates

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Se...

55 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

25 Graduates

Education, General

25 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

20 Graduates

Biology, General

16 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

13 Graduates

Psychology, General

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

6 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

5 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,508

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

37%

Full-time

78%

Part-time

22%

Students Gender

Male

36%

US National: 44%

Female

64%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

81% White

7% Unknown

1% Black

4% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

4% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

26%

Out Of State

74%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$47,126 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,150/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,800/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,800/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bulldogs

School Colors

red, white, and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Frontier Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

14

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $8,184 per year for living on campus. The students at The University of Montana-Western have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,800 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the university are 37% and 63%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$27,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$30,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$15,411

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$160 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

79%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,696

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,382

Students Receiving State Aid

6%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,353

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

66%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,918

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,263

$30K - $48K

$6,077

$48K - $75K

$3,970

$75K - $110K

$2,244

> $110K

$382

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,216,908

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,100,260

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at TUMW to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,242, whereas the financial aid is $5,654. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $1,007 and institutional aid worth $5,654. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to The University of Montana-Western amount to $2,216,908 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $4,100,260.

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