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University of Montana Student Life

University of Montana is on a 220-acre campus in an urban setting in Missoula, Montana. University of Montana has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

University of Montana also has fraternities and sororities.

University of Montana has a thriving Associated Students of University of Montana. In fact, more students participate in Associated Students of University of Montana than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Montana include Greek Life, Outdoor Program, Intercollegiate Athletics.

University of Montana students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, New Student Orientation and Welcome Week.

University of Montana Housing

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

Most University of Montana students live off campus. In 2021, 32% of undergrads at University of Montana lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 68% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Montana. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Montana offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

University of Montana Athletics

At University of Montana 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 university, funding, and competition 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 University of Montana:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Crew Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Equestrian Sports Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Fencing Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ice Hockey Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Lacrosse Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Skiing (Downhill) Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ultimate Frisbee Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Rugby Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at University of Montana

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.

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

University of Montana offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to University of Montana

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Montana, take Interstate 90 to Missoula, MT. If you need to fly, book your flight to Missoula International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Montana you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of Montana's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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University of Montana Students

57%

Women

43%

Men

81%

Full Time

19%

Part Time

70%

In State

30%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

Undergraduate Students

6,975

Graduate Students

2,833

University of Montana Campus Services

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Campus Security
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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

9,808

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

93%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,492

Out-of-State

$28,252

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 18
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