The University of Montana

Missoula, MT 59812
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The University of Montana is one of the seven public 4-year colleges in Montana. The campus is located in an urban area, in Missoula.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 11,865 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,671 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,153 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 69%). Every year 46% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

The University of Montana's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,182, and fees were $1,881. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $22,990 and $1,953 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students11,865
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate69%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 11

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
04/01/1932 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/2011 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1060 to 1270
ACT21 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $60

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$216/credit
In State Students$216/credit
Out of State Students$961/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$250/credit
In State Students$250/credit
Out of State Students$1,062/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $9,720 $9,720 $43,245
ADN 70 $15,120 $15,120 $67,270
BSN 125 $27,000 $27,000 $120,125
FNP 50 $12,500 $12,500 $53,100
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 88% of The University of Montana's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 34% $4,424
Other Federal Grant 8% $833
State Grant & Scholarships 5% $1,049
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 48% $4,523
Federal Student Loans 55% $5,552
Private Loans 3% $13,074


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$12,878
$30,001 to $48,000$13,607
$48,001 to $75,000$16,236
$75,001 to $110,000$17,416
Over $110,000$17,714

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Montana state board of nursing.
The University of Montana
Missoula, Montana
Missoula, MT 59812

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