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The University of Montana Western Ranked among the Best Colleges

September 10, 2018

The University of Montana Western was recently ranked among the “Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report and was also ranked in the top five “Best Colleges in Montana for 2018” by Best Colleges.

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U.S. News & World Report has bestowed the University of Montana Western, a public institution founded in 1893, with several impressive rankings in the Western region. The rankings include #9 in Best Regional Colleges, #4 in Top Public Schools and #7 in Best Colleges for Veterans. One of the most unique aspects of Montana Western is the Experience One program, an innovative scheduling system that allows students to focus on a single course at a time. ranked the University of Montana Western among the top five “Best Colleges in Montana for 2018.” The Best Colleges scores are calculated based on a combination of reports from the National Center for Education Statistics and academic quality, affordability, and the breadth and depth of online learning opportunities.

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.

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 tour, visit or call 877-683-7331.