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UMW Ranked Among Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Early Childhood Education

March 1, 2021

The University of Montana Western was recently ranked nationwide among the top 25 best online bachelor's degree programs in Early Childhood Education by

When choosing universities, looks at several data points from the Department of Education, including graduation rates and tuition costs. Other factors are also considered, including the types of support offered to online students.’s online degree rankings are unique in that they emphasize accessibility, affordability, and quality of education, which they consider the most important attributes when compiling school rankings. evaluated hundreds of schools that offer online bachelor’s degree programs in early childhood education for this list and selected the University of Montana Western based on academic and career resources for online students pursuing a teaching degree, the quality of the education, engagement of faculty, and more. UMW was the only Montana university to be featured on the list. To view the ranking in its entirety, visit

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. Montana Western focuses on serving students, achieving academic excellence, and promoting experiential education. The 20-acre campus is an excellent choice for students to take advantage of the immersive learning opportunities 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.

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