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The University of Montana Western is a public college. Founded as a state normal school in 1897, it became a four-year branch campus of the University of Montana in 1988. Its 35-acre campus is located in Dillon, 65 miles south of Butte.

Website: w.umwestern.edu/

Public
Co-ed
1,353
Undergraduate
Students
(63.0%) 855 Women
(36.7%) 498 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
34% of 802 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.20
SAT Math
506 average
460-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
511 average
430-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $17,559
Out-of-state: $28,949
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $5,725
Out-of-state: $17,115
Room and Board
$8,044
Average Percent of Need Met
15%
Average Freshman Award
$3,169
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
64
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 37% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Dillon Population
4,201
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
21% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bulldog
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
3.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6% Asian
1.4% Black/African-American
5.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.8% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.6% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
20.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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