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Why UMW

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.

Only at Montana Western.

X oneMontana Western is the only public college in the country to offer a block scheduling program. We call this innovative program Experience One (X1).



Provost Search

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UMW conducts national search for new provost.

The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.

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