Overview

Applicants
428
Acceptance Rate
99%
Average HS GPA
2.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
410 - 510
SAT Math
430 - 520
ACT Composite
16 - 22

Deadlines


Regular
July 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
16:1
Total Faculty
71
with Terminal Degree
37

36
Men
35
Women
4
Minority

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

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
34%
Graduate in 5 years
71%
Graduate in 6 years
24%


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
May 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$2,210

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$2,256

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,485

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$20,703

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

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$3,538
Required Fees
$815
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$850

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
Yes
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$300

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

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

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

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

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,159
Out of State
15%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
5

Demographics

59% female
41% male
15% are out of state
81% are full time
19% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
30%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
85%

Campus Environment
Rural
Fire safety rating

Housing Options

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

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.

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