710 S. Atlantic Dillon, MT 59725 406-683-7331
About University of Montana-Western
  • Year of Foundation 1893
  • Size of Campus 34 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,159
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59% 41% 15%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,538
  • Room and Board $4,920
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 1,159
The University of Montana Western is a public university located in Dillon, Montana. It is affiliated with The University of Montana and is part of the Montana University System. Enrollment as of fall 2010 was 1,336 students. The school was founded in 1893 as Montana State Normal School. It was formerly known as Western Montana College before becoming part of the Montana University System.The University of Montana Western developed Experience One, a scheduling model emphasizing active, hands-on experiential learning.Montana Western is the only public higher education institution in the U.S. offering this scheduling model.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship; Catholic Campus Ministry
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Dillon (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Butte, MT (65), Bozeman, MT (120)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 50%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 5%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 70%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (48%), women's dorms (23%), men's dorms (24%), apartments for married students (5%), apartment for single students (0%), special housing for disabled students (0%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 25%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 80
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 10,846
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 20
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 100
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,834
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, day care, health insurance
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 57,467
  • Number Of Subscriptions 472
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 4,395
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 88%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural