The University of Montana Western: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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The University of Montana Western is a small four-year, public school with 1,405 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1893 and is the only school located in Dillon, Montana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
34
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, and bachelor's degree are available at The University of Montana Western.

The University of Montana Western deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 34 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, General Studies, Management, Business, and Agriculture. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
79%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The University of Montana Western student retention rate is fair at 79% (well above Montana average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at The University of Montana Western is low: 47%. Nearly 37% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at The University of Montana Western is decent -- 17:1. Read more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,100
High
Average tuition costs are slightly high - $14,800 a year. The additional fees at The University of Montana Western (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,300; this comes to $16,100 a year.

Read the details about The University of Montana Western additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The University of Montana Western might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at The University of Montana Western is $30.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at The University of Montana Western and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (406) 683-7011 or check The University of Montana Western Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,600
Low
The University of Montana Western offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The University of Montana Western, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
The University of Montana Western offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- nearly $2,600 a year.

Based on the college crime information, The University of Montana Western seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

The University of Montana Western Location and Maps



Post Address: The University of Montana Western, 710 S Atlantic, Dillon, Montana 59725-3598, USA
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