The University of Montana, founded in 1893, is a comprehensive public institution. Beyond academic programs, students select the University of Montana for its location and outdoor recreation opportunities. Campus recreation and outdoor programs enable students to take advantage of unique opportunities in the wilderness. Strong academic programs, particularly forestry and wildlife biology, are supported by a 29,000-acre experimental forest as well as two working ranches. The school has an exceptional environmental studies program. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts, Forestry, Journalism, and Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences. Its 220-acre campus is located in Missoula, west of Great Falls.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
9,323
Undergraduates
4,168
Men - 44.7%
5,156
Women - 55.3%
2,542
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
93% of 6,182 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.55
SAT Math
569 average
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
591 average
540-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,614
Out-of-state: $40,478
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,354
Out-of-state: $26,218
Room and Board
$9,966
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Freshman Award
$12,398
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,132
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
521
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
18%
10-19
31%
20-29
28%
30-39
10%
40-49
4%
50-99
7%
Over 100
3%
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Not reported Population
69,122
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Monty the Grizzly Bear
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.3%
Asian
1.2%
Black/African-American
1.1%
Hispanic/Latino
4.7%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.5%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
78.1%
Unknown
6.9%
International Students
2.2% from 68 countries
First-Year Students Returning
69.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
24.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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