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Residence Hall Housing Prices

Residence Hall room options
Room optionsCost per semester
Regular with roommate $1,202
Regular without roommate $1,310
Large without roommate $1,408
Suite with roommate $1,266
Suite without roommate $1,548
Apartment with roommate $1,310

 

Student who live in the residence halls will be billed for the following charges:

Housing Deposit

Students applying for on-campus housing are required to pay a $200 housing deposit at the time of applying for housing. This deposit is applied as a damage deposit. Individuals who cancel their room reservation on a timely basis may be refunded the entire deposit depending on the cancellation notification date. Students in the residence halls will receive a refund of the $200 damage deposit if there is no damage to their room at the time of final check-out, privided that proper residence hall check-out procedure is followed.

Cost

$200

Telecommunications Fee

Charged to aid in covering the costs of telephone, network and internet services.

Cost

$46 per semester.

Residence Halls Activites Fee

Funds student activities in the residence halls.

Cost

$15 per semester.

Meal Plan

All students who live in the residence halls are required to have a meal plan. The meal plan includes all-day access to the dining hall and a $100 cash flex plan for spending a teh Bark 'n' Bite convient store on campus.

Cost

$2,066 per semester.

Bulldog ID Card Fee

To cover the cost of the official university ID. Used for access to campus events, the dining hall and is used to purchase items using cash flex at the Bark 'n' Bite.

Cost

$15 per Bulldog ID card or replacement.

Family Housing Prices

Room optionsCost per month
1 Bedroom Apartment $405
2 Bedroom Apartment $454
Suite A or B, South Campus Housing $320
Suite C, South Campus Housing $373

 

The following are additional charges that a person who lives in a family housing apartment will be charged.

Housing Deposit

Students applying for on-campus housing are required to pay a $200 housing deposit at the time of applying for housing. This deposit is applied as a damage deposit. Individuals who cancel their room reservation on a timely basis may be refunded the entire deposit depending on the cancellation notification date. Students in the residence halls will receive a refund of the $200 damage deposit if there is no damage to their room at the time of final check-out, privided that proper residence hall check-out procedure is followed.

Cost

$200

Telecommunications Fee

Charged to aid in covering the costs of telephone, network and internet services.

Cost

$46 per semester.

Health Insurance

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana health policy is offered through the University of Montana Western and the premium for this policy will be automatically assessed to students. The premiums are paid on a semester basis along with tuition and fees. Students taking the insurance for spring semester will automatically be covered during the summer, even if they are not enrolled for classes in summer semester. If you have other health insurance, students may waive the student health insurance, but must do so by the 15 day of classes or the premium will be charged to the student's account.

Cost

  FallSpringSummer
Student Cost $1,464 $1,464 $987 
Dates of Coverage  8/25/2014 - 1/11/2015  1/12/2015 - 08/31/2015  5/18/2015 - 8/31/2015
Waiver Deadline  end of 15 day of class  end of 15 day of class  end of 5 day of class

 

Eligibility/Enrollment

  • Student must be enrolled in six or more credits.
  • Insurance coverage will begin on the first day of the semester.
  • International students are required to have health insurance regardless of number of credits.

Waiving the insurance plan.

Health Insurance is automatically charged to the student’s account after registering for seven credits or more.

Students can opt out of the plan if appropriate evidence of personal insurance is provided before the 15 day of the semester. Prior to the end of the first week of school, students may waive the insurance charge online via the Registration/Finalization process. After this, a student must provide documentation to the Dean of Students.

After the final day of the semester, health insurance will not be refunded even with the appropriate evidence.

Access information online

  • View and download complete plan description
  • Find provider and pharmacy information
  • Download temporary insurance card
  • Customer service, claims, and benefit information

For more information

Contact Student Wellness Office at 406-683-7389.

For more information about the plan you can visit the inurance providers website at bcbsmt.com, or call 855-267-0214.

Family Housing Prices

Room optionsCost per month
1 Bedroom Apartment $405
2 Bedroom Apartment $454
Suite A or B, South Campus Housing $320
Suite C, South Campus Housing $373

 

The following are additional charges that a person who lives in a family housing apartment will be charged.

Housing Deposit

Students applying for on-campus housing are required to pay a $200 housing deposit at the time of applying for housing. This deposit is applied as a damage deposit. Individuals who cancel their room reservation on a timely basis may be refunded the entire deposit depending on the cancellation notification date. Students in the residence halls will receive a refund of the $200 damage deposit if there is no damage to their room at the time of final check-out, privided that proper residence hall check-out procedure is followed.

Cost

$200

Telecommunications Fee

Charged to aid in covering the costs of telephone, network and internet services.

Cost

$46 per semester.

Miscellaneous Fees

Audit Tuition Fee

Students auditing courses are assessed the same fees as if courses were taken.

Cost

See the course catalog for specific course fee.

Bulldog ID Card Fee

To cover the cost of the official university ID.

Cost

$15 per Bulldog ID card or replacement.

Cooperative Student/Internship Fee

Applied to student registered in some cooperative education or internship courses. 

Cost

Varies, $10 maximum.

Course Fee

Varies by course.

Cost

See the course catalog for specific course fee.

Defered Payment Service Charge

Charge to set up a deferred student installment plan.

Cost

$30 per plan created.

Distance Learning Fee

Assists UMW in paying the cost of resources and administration of distance learing opportunities.

Cost

$15 per credit up to 12 credits.

Certification Fee

Fee associated to the admiinistrative processing of teachers certification. 

Cost

$20

Distributed Online Learning Fee

Helps cover resources and administration of online courses.

Cost

$45 per credit up to 12 credits.

E-Commerce Fee

Per transaction fee charged to person making an online credit card payment to UMW.

Cost

$10 per transaction.

Key Replacement Fee

Replacement fee for lost dormitory room key.

Cost

$60

Late Defered Payment Fee

Late charge for default or delinquency of deferred tudent installment plan.

Cost

$15

Late Course Add/Drop Fee

Charge per course for approved add/drops of classes.

Cost

$10 per course.

Late Registration Fee

These fees will be charged if registration/payment has not occurred by the specific dates during a current semester. 

Cost

$40. This fee cannot be charged more then twice in a semester.

Graduation Fee

Fee to cover the processing of a degree and the graduation ceremony.

Cost

$25 per degree.

Graduation/Program Completion Audit Fee

Fee to cover the administrative process of apply for graduation.

Cost

$10 per degree audit.

Out-of-State Student Teaching Fee

Fee to cover the expenses for out-of-state student teaching.

Cost

$100

Placement Charge

Charges associated to distributing an education students placement file records.

Cost

Varies according to the service requested. Covers things such as postage, copying, etc.

Returned Check Fee

Fee for checks returned for non-payment.

Cost

$15 per check.

Single Admissions File Fee

Administrative fee for transferring a students records to another Montana University System institution. Used in the request for transmittal of admission records process.

Cost

$8 per request.

Summer/Continuing Education Fee

Program and course fees associated to summer and continuing education opportunities.

Cost

$80 minimum per credit hour. See the current Outreach bulletin for specific costs per program or course.

Testing Fee

Covers the cost for proctoring test exams.

Cost

Varies by test.

Transcript Fee

Cost for an official transcript of a students academic history with UMW.

Cost

$3 per transcript. One official copy is offered at no charge.

Vehicle Decals

Students receive a vehicle decal at no charge when they register their vehicle at UMW's Business Services.

Cost

First decal is free, $7.50 for a replacement decal.

WUE Cost Per Credit

WUE

CreditsTuition
1 269.20
2 538.40
3 807.60
4 1,076.80
5 1,346
6 1,615.20
7 1,884.40
8

2,153.60

9 2,422.80
10 2,692
11 2,2961.20
12 + 3,230.40

 

Non-Resident Cost Per Credit

 

Non-Resident

CreditsTuition
1 $643.75
2 $1,287.50
3 $1,931.25
4 $2,575
5 $3,218.75
6 $3,862.50
7 $4,506.25
8 $5,150
9 $5,793.75
10 $6,437.50
11 $7,081.25
12 + $7,725

Residence Hall Housing Prices

Residence Hall room options
Room optionsCost per semester
Regular with roommate $1,202
Regular without roommate $1,310
Large without roommate $1,408
Suite with roommate $1,266
Suite without roommate $1,548
Apartment with roommate $1,310

 

Student who live in the residence halls will be billed for the following charges:

Housing Deposit

Students applying for on-campus housing are required to pay a $200 housing deposit at the time of applying for housing. This deposit is applied as a damage deposit. Individuals who cancel their room reservation on a timely basis may be refunded the entire deposit depending on the cancellation notification date. Students in the residence halls will receive a refund of the $200 damage deposit if there is no damage to their room at the time of final check-out, privided that proper residence hall check-out procedure is followed.

Cost

$200

Telecommunications Fee

Charged to aid in covering the costs of telephone, network and internet services.

Cost

$46 per semester.

Residence Halls Activites Fee

Funds student activities in the residence halls.

Cost

$15 per semester.

Meal Plan

All students who live in the residence halls are required to have a meal plan. The meal plan includes all-day access to the dining hall and a $100 cash flex plan for spending a teh Bark 'n' Bite convient store on campus.

Cost

$2,066 per semester.

Bulldog ID Card Fee

To cover the cost of the official university ID. Used for access to campus events, the dining hall and is used to purchase items using cash flex at the Bark 'n' Bite.

Cost

$15 per Bulldog ID card or replacement.

Non-refundable fees

Orientation Fee

Assessed once to every new/transfer student admitted to UMW.

Cost

$75 for the first semester of attendance at UMW.

Registration Fee

Applied for processing costs; assessed each semester of registration.

Cost

$30 per semester

Admission Application Fee

Must accompany the application for admission. Covers the cost of processing.

Cost

$30 at the time of applying for admission.

Fees assessed to students registered in 1 or more credits.

Academic Equipment Fee

Applied to the purchase, lease and maintenance of equipment, which will provide a primary benefit to the instructional program, including library, faculty, laboratories and other related acquisitions.

Cost

$2.90 per credit up to 12 credits.

Academic Facilities Fee

Student-initiated fee to remodel classrooms and laboratories. The remodeling of classrooms and laboratories was initially financed through the issuance of bonds. This fee repays the bond indebtedness and provides funds for classroom and lab maintenance.

Cost

$2.05 per credit up to 12 credits.

Academic Support Center Fee

The Academic Support Center provides academic assistance services to all students. The this fee supports tutoring services.

Cost

$9 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $16 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Building Fee

Applied to the long-term debt and used for the acquisition and renovation of buildings, parking lots, or campus infrastructure. Students obtain a parking decal at no charge that allows them to park on campus, except in restricted spaces, with payment of this fee.

Cost

$26.50 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $84.50 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Non-resident students are charged an additional $3 per credit up to 12 credits.

Computer Fee

Used for the purchase, lease and maintenance of computer equipment, software or related items that benefit the instructional program. This includes maintaining the computer labs.

Cost

$4 per credit up to 12 credits.

Radio Fee

Student-initiated fee appliead toward supporting the student radio station.

Cost

$20 per semester.

Student Union (SUB) Fee

Used to pay a portion of the operating costs, including debt service, for the Student Union Building.

Cost

$14.95 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $28.20 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Technology Fee

Used to keep the campus infrastructure updated for current core technology (licensing, internet access, email/media distribution, library systems, learning management system, course enhanced software, wiring, switching) as well as provide staff support for these critical instructional/administrative services. The UMW administration and ASUMW Student Senate agree to expenditure budget for these fees each year.

Cost

$3.50 per credit up to 12 credits

Fine Arts Fee

Student-initiated fee to support students access to fine art/cultural events.

Cost

$3 per semester

Transportation Fee

Applied to Intercap loan payment for new vehicles necessary to replace 12-passenger vans.

Cost

$7.50 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $15 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Library Fee

Student-initiated fee applied toward costs of increased library hours.

Cost

$10 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $20 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Experiential Learning Grant Fee

Student-initiated fee to support student expereintial learning opportunities.

Cost

$3 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $6 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Bulldog, Athletic and Recreation Complex Fee

Student-initiated fee to support and expand student access to and use of the Bulldog Athletic and Recreation Complex.

Cost

$5 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $10 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Fees assessed to students registered in 7 or more credits.

Activity Fee

Student-initiated fee applied to the Associated Students of the University of Montana Western (ASUMW) organization; this fee provides support to ASUMW services and activities.

Cost

$59 per semester for 7 or more credits.

Athletic Fee

Helps to support intercollegiate athletic programs and comply with gender equity laws. Students can attend all UMW sporting events, except tournaments, at no additional charge.

Cost

$35 per semester for 7 or more credits.

Health Service Fee

UMW has contracted with a health care provider to provide medical services for students. This fee provides for a Campus Counselor, free access for students to the Community Health Center services, and a Student Wellness program including fitness equipment.

Cost

$53 per semester for 7 or more credits.

Medical Insurance Fee

All students are required to have medical insurance while attending UMW. Students enrolled for 6 or more credits for a fall or spring semester will be charged for the student insurance plan on their schedule bill for that semester. Students have until the 15 class day of each term to waive this student insurance coverage at Business Services. Students who drop below four credits by the 15 class day and have not specifically requested insurance are automatically dropped from the plan and the premium amount is credited to the student’s account. Students that withdraw from UMW after the 15 class day will still be charged and covered by UMW’s Student Health Insurance. The student insurance plan is available to all students taking a minimum of six (6) credits.

Cost

Assessed per semester. See the student health insurance information for more details.

Recycling Fee

Student-initiated fee supports the campus recycling program.

Cost

$2 per semester for 7 or more credits.