Overview

Applicants
721
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average HS GPA
3.07

GPA Breakdown

11%
Over 3.75
13%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
27%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
3%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
410 - 520
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
390 - 530
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
17 - 22

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
15:1
Total Faculty
96
with Terminal Degree
60

51
Men
45
Women

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
11%
Graduate in 5 years
34%
Graduate in 6 years
41%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Science

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

  • Library Science

  • Library Science, Other

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General

  • Social Sciences

  • Social Sciences, General

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Digital Arts
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Visual And Performing Arts
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships

Notable Faculty

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
11%
Graduate in 5 years
34%
Graduate in 6 years
41%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
May 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$2,981

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,392

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,192

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
67%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$20,669

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$1,000

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$3,699
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$14,788
Required Fees
$1,194
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$850

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
Yes
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,480

On-Campus Room and Board
$6,994
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Other
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships
WUE, Waivers

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,469
Foreign Countries Represented
5

Demographics

2.20%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
1.28%
African-American
2.98%
Hispanic
85.25%
Caucasian
6.60%
Unknown

61% female
39% male
24% are out of state
80% are full time
20% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
26%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
72%

Campus Environment
Rural

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions


Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Nicole Hazelbaker

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
Ed. Psych. evaluation

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Ed. Psych. evaluation

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
No

Other assistive technology
No

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
25
Number of Honor Societies
2

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
2

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Bulldogs)
5 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Football
Golf
Rodeo
Women's Sports (Bulldogs)
5 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Golf
Rodeo
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
LGBT Support Groups: Lambda Alliance is a support group that meets weekly.

Sustainability


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
7

Average Number of PC's per Lab
125

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
35%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
through campus bookstore

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Janet Jones
Admissions Representative

Address
UM-Western
710 South Atlantic
Dillon, MT 59725

Phone
406-683-7331

Email
j_jones@umwestern.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
SUB (Sudent Union Building)
Straugh Arena
The Cup
STC Tech Building
Bark'n Bite

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Elk Horn Hot Springs
Maverick Mtn Ski Co

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
M-F
9 AM to 2 PM
406-683-7331

Campus Tours
Appointment Required:
Dates:
Times:
Average Length:

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Available

Times
by appointment

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
http://www.umwestern.edu/athletics/staff/

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation