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The University of Montana Western is truly unique.

Why Montana Western?Montana Western is the only public college in the country to offer Experience One, an innovative program in which students take one class at a time.

We also believe a quality education can be affordable.

Our students and national experts agree. In a 2008 Noel-Levitz National Survey of Student Engagement, our students ranked UMW above the national average in all areas of academics. Two recent U.S. News & World Report rankings placed Montana Western among the best in the nation and second among "colleges that offer small classes on a budget."

And all of this amid some of the best mountain scenery and recreation the West has to offer.