Best Regional College Rankings Announced

The University of Montana Western was recently ranked among the “25 Best Western Regional Colleges for 2017” by College Choice, an online education resource.

The ranking is based on factors including institutional excellence, student satisfaction, and return on investment. The other Montana colleges in the listing are Carroll College, Montana Tech, Rocky Mountain College, and the University of Providence.

Best College in Western Region

A student practices surveying techniques as part of a Hydrology course offered at the University of Montana Western, one of several hands-on learning opportunities offered each block, before heading out into the field.

U.S. News & World Report has also bestowed The University of Montana Western, a public institution founded in 1893, with several impressive rankings in the Western region. The rankings include #8 in Best Regional Colleges, #4 in Top Public Schools, #5 in Best Value Schools, and #6 in Best Colleges for Veterans. One of the most unique aspects of Montana Western is the Experience One program, an innovative class scheduling system that allows students to focus on a single course at a time.

The fields of academic study at Montana Western include Biology, Business and Technology, Environmental Studies, Education, English, Equine Studies, Health and Human Performance, Fine Arts, Mathematics, and History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences.

Students at the University of Montana Western enjoy a tight-knit community atmosphere and small class sizes where they work closely with peers and professors alike. The 20-acre campus is an excellent choice for students to take advantage of the experiential learning offered by the Experience One program, where they can build on critical and creative thinking skills to prepare for real-world job and graduate school opportunities. Montana Western’s commitment to engagement and support offer an incredible experience for students while maintaining a high standard of academic excellence and low tuition costs.

For more information about Experience One and the University of Montana Western, or to schedule a visit, visit www.umwestern.edu or call 877-683-7331.

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