If you are thinking about applying to University of Montana, the regular decision application deadline is August 18 and the fee for the application costs $30. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
University of Montana does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
University of Montana is amoderately difficult school to get into. University of Montana evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of Montana accepted 93% of all applicants., around 5,727 of the 6,182 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Montana, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to Davidson Honors College is program extremely difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to University of Montana must submit the following items. Double check with University of Montana's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Montana have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 12% submitted a class rank. At University of Montana 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 37% were in the top 25% and 65% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Montana, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
University of Montana does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 31% of University of Montana's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 77% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Montana students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Montana students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.
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To be most competitive at University of Montana, you should strive to earn between 21 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Montana's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Montana students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Montana.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 18. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Montana during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Montana?
Students who are admitted to University of Montana must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does University of Montana accept transfer credits?
University of Montana accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Montana accepts:
CLEP subject tests
Does University of Montana accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of Montana accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Montana?
University of Montana. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into University of Montana? University of Montana is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Montana acceptance rate is 93%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Montana is Aug 18.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Montana is Aug 18.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Montana is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Montana. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Montana, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.42. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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