UMW News BureauFounded – The University of Montana Western was founded in 1893 as a Normal College. Formally Western Montana College, Montana Western now offers several two and four year degree programs. Location – Located in Dillon, Mont., Montana Western is nestled in the Beaverhead Valley surrounded by mountains, rivers and the big sky that our area is known for. Close to both Yellowstone and Glacier National Park, Montana Western offers students plenty of recreational opportunities. Dillon is home to multiple art galleries, coffee shops, stores and shops, restaurants, a bowling alley and a movie theatre. Chancellor – Richard Story, Ph.D. is the current Chancellor of the University of Montana Western. Type of University – Montana Western is a fully accredited, public university. Enrollment – 1,190 Study to Faculty Ratio – 16:1 Tuition and Fees – Montana Western tuition and fees for Montana resident freshmen is $3,674.90. Tuition and fees for out-of-state residents is $12,563.30. This is the best academic value in the state of Montana.
|Montana College 2008-2009||Cost of Tuition and Fees for Undergraduate Montana Resident|
|University of Montana||$5,136.00|
|Montana State University||$5,760.00|
|Rocky Mountain College||$19,080.00|
The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.