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Montana Western Student Life

Montana Western is on a 30-acre campus in a small town setting in Dillon, Montana. Montana Western has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, , a radio station and more.

Montana Western does not have fraternities or sororities.

Montana Western has a thriving Biology Club. In fact, more students participate in Biology Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Montana Western include Rodeo Club, YoungLife Club, Education Club and Social Club.

Montana Western students' favorite campus traditions are Athletic Events, Welcome Fair and Scholarship Luncheon.

Montana Western Housing

Montana Western offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Montana Western students live off campus. In 2021, 21% of undergrads at Montana Western lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 79% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Montana Western. There are 413 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,234 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 316 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 40% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Montana Western offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Montana Western Athletics

At Montana Western there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Montana Western:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is Montana Western Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

The University of Montana Western is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Montana Western campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Montana Western offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

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Montana Western Students

62%

Women

38%

Men

83%

Full Time

17%

Part Time

75%

In State

25%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

83%

5%

5%

3%

2%

1%

1%

0.42%

0.08%

Undergraduate Students

1,234

Non-Resident / International Students

1

Montana Western Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,234

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

52%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,725

Out-of-State

$17,115

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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