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Montana Western Ranked Among Best Public Universities

July 22, 2019

The University of Montana Western was recently ranked among the best public and most affordable universities in the country.

College Consensus has ranked Montana Western among the 2019 “Best Public Colleges & Universities.” The College Consensus scores are calculated based on a combination of rankings, reports and student reviews. 

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

UMW was also ranked fourth out of fifty of the “Most Affordable Online Colleges,” based on tuition costs, unique certificate programs and the Experience One program the university offers by, an online educational resource.

This ranking is based on data from the U.S. Department of Education and focuses on price, educational value and attainability.

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. Only offered at UMW, students take one course at a time for 18 days, take a short break, and then move on to their next course.

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 or call 877-683-7331.