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Accreditation is crucial not only for a university’s reputation; it is also vital to the worth of an institution’s degree.

Accreditation is the process by which an educational institution is evaluated and certified by a federally sanctioned accrediting body.

The University of Montana Western works with three accrediting bodies: the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and the International Association for Collegiate Business Education.

The University of Montana Western's accreditation self studies and each accrediting body's final reports are all available through this site.

We're all about your success.

16 to 1

Student/Professor Ratio

Your professors know
you and since they teach
only one class at a time,
you and your success
are their singular concern.


Completion Rate

First-time freshmen
at Montana Western
complete an incredible
96 percent
of their courses.


Grad Increase

Montana Western has
increased the number
of students receiving
degrees by 80 percent
in the last 10 years.


Grad Placement

Nearly 80 percent
of Montana Western
graduates find employment
in Montana within one year
of graduation.

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