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UMW Ranked Among Best Value Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education

January 9, 2019

Montana Western was recently ranked third on the list of 10 most affordable online Bachelor’s Degrees in early Childhood Education by the Bachelor’s Degree Center (BDC).

BDC is an online guide that strives to help prospective students find an educational program most suited to their needs. The ranking was based solely on tuition costs.

The University of Montana Western’s BS in Early Childhood Education focuses on understanding the needs and behavior of children before working with them in an educational setting. Students have a chance to take the degree program in a classroom setting or online, so it offers flexibility for students who cannot attend traditional classes.

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.

Montana Western’s 20-acre campus is an excellent choice for students to take advantage of the experiential learning offered by Experience One, where they can build on critical and creative thinking skills to prepare for real-world jobs and graduate school opportunities.

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Students at UMW enjoy a tight-knit community atmosphere and small class sizes where they work closely with peers and professors alike. Montana Western’s commitment to engagement and support offers an incredible experience for students while maintaining a high standard of academic excellence and low tuition costs.

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 #9 in Best Regional Colleges, #4 in Top Public Schools and #7 in Best Colleges for Veterans.

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