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Montana Western Ranked Among the State’s Best Colleges

September 5, 2017

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

The other seven colleges are Carroll College, Montana Tech, Montana State University, the University of Montana, Rocky Mountain College, the University of Providence, and Montana State University-Billings. The ranking is based on two primary factors: institutional excellence and student success.

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The University of Montana Western is a public institution founded in 1893 that boasts a number of impressive rankings: it’s been named #8 in Best Value Schools, #8 in Regional Colleges West, and #3 in Top Public Schools in the Western region by U.S. News & World Report. 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 ten 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 solve real-world problems.

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