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Montana Western

The University of Montana Western is a public university located in Dillon, Montana, United States. It is affiliated with The University of Montana and is part of the Montana University System. Enrollment as of fall 2011 was 1,379 students

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Location

Address
710 S Atlantic St
City
Dillon
State
MT
Zip/Post Code
59725-3511

Contact Information

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
1511
In State Tuition Fees
4762
Out State Tuition Fees
15491
ACT Score
22
SAT Score
1110
Grade Point Average(GPA)
3.04
Male Female Ratio
41:59
Acceptance Rate
71%
Student Faculty Ratio
17:01

Additional Information

College Type
Public
Religious Affiliation
N/A
Campus Housing
Yes
Mascot
Bulldogs
Colors
Black White Red
Conference
Frontier

College History

History

It was founded as the Montana State Normal School in 1893, to train teachers according to a model used by other states. Education was considered highly important for the state. It was expanded with increased programs and had a four-year curriculum; the addition of other subjects and departments led to its being renamed as Western Montana College. It became part of the Montana University System in 2000, and is titled University of Montana Western

College Specialty

Specialty

The University of Montana Western provides innovative interdisciplinary education through experiential learning that combines theory and practice. Montana Western serves citizens of all ages with its academic, community service and lifelong learning programs. As part of the global community, Montana Western encourages diversity, international awareness, environmental responsibility and mastery of technology as a gateway to the world.

Alumni

Alumni

Professor of Geology Robert C. Thomas was recognized as a 2009 U.S. Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Professor of Education Delena Norris-Tull was recognized as the Carnegie Foundation's 2010 Montana Professor of the Year. Professor of Early Childhood Education Julie Bullard was recognized as the Carnegie Foundation's 2011 Montana Professor of the Year

Campus

Campus

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